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Division of Teacher Education

Endorsements and Specializations

Apply to the Undergraduate/Post-baccalaureate
Teacher Education program


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Program Entry Change!


Entry terms for the Undergraduate Teacher Preparation Program have changed
from: Fall and Spring term
to: Fall and Winter term


Program format
Apply by

Fall Cohort is full-time (3 terms): Fall, Winter & Spring

Third Friday of the preceding Winter term, 5 p.m.


Winter Cohort is full-time (3 terms): Winter, Spring & Fall

Third Friday of the preceding Spring term, 5 p.m.


This application deadline for Winter 2015
has been extended to October 3rd!



To begin the application process, please complete the steps to present all the required documents and forms to the College of Education.


Step 1: All prospective candidates

Step 2: Undergraduates:

    • Meet with an adviser in the Academic Advising and Learning Center and identify yourself as a pre-education major. You will work with the AALC Advisors for your Freshman and Sophomore Years. Be sure to complete all pre-education coursework as identified by your advisor.
    • During the last term of your Sophomore year bring a "Phase Transfer" form from the AALC, to our Education Programs Advisor, Andrea Carano

Step 2: Post-baccalaureates:

    • Meet with our PB & Graduate Programs Advisor, Bill Hamlin to start the transcript evaluation process.

Step 3: Undergraduates and Post-baccalaureates

  • Complete prescribed coursework, earning a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or better
  • Pass a basic skills examination: NES EAS or Praxis I or the California Basic¬†Education Skills Test (CBEST) - no longer offered in Oregon, but still an accepted test
  • Pass the Protecting Student and Civil Rights in the Educational Environment Test.
  • Show documentation of two experiences working with youths. At least one experience must be in an instructional setting at appropriate grade level. Both letters should be on official letterhead, and one should be confidential.
  • Review the Getting Ready to Apply Checklist.

If you meet all of the above requirements for the professional education program, then you may apply by printing the following application and submitting it to the College of Education Main office located in ED 202.


Professional Education Core Licensure Program Application Packet


More information

Academic Advising and Learning Center . 503-838-8428 . Academic Programs and Support Center Room 401


Andrea Carano, Undergraduate Programs Adviser, Division of Teacher Education . 503-838-8675 . Education Building Room 114A


Bill Hamlin, Post-baccalaureate and Graduate Programs Adviser, Division of Teacher Education . 503-838-8704 . Education Building Room 114B


College of Education fax: 503-838-8228


Division of Teacher Education 503-838-8471 | or e-mail:
Location: Ed 202H

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