Secondary Education/Education Endorsements


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Executive Director, School of Education: Dr. Monica Riley
Phone: 479-788-7908

Director of Advising and Student Support Services 
School of Education:

Location: Math-Science Building, room 111
Phone: 479-788-7942

School Website: School of Education

Director of Spanish with Teacher Licensure: Dr. Ana Maria Romo Blas Phone: 479-788-7260

Director of English with Teacher Licensure: Dr. Janine Chitty Phone: 479-788-7434

Related Websites:

Undergraduate Catalog

Degree Plans:

Please see the specific majors pages for more information.

Special Programs:


The Certificate of Proficiency in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) requires 15 hours of coursework. By completing this coursework students can add an ESL endorsement to their Arkansas teaching license. They may also obtain the Certificate of Proficiency in TESL for the purpose of teaching English as a second language abroad. At least 50% of the course requirements must be completed in residency and no student will be allowed to receive the certificate with a grade of “D” in more than one course.

Websites for Career Research

Special Application Procedures

There is an application process, and requirements for admission may change over time. Students must meet admission requirements current at the time of their final application for admission to the teacher education program. Please see, the School of Education web site for detailed listing of admission requirements.

Graduates are employed with:

  • Fort Smith Public Schools
  • Chico Public Schools (OK)
  • Hackett Public Schools
  • Sand Springs Central (OK)
  • Alma High School
  • Magnolia Public Schools
  • Highland Park Public Schools (TX)
  • Broken Arrow Public Schools
  • Van Buren Public Schools
  • Greenwood Public Schools
  • Lavaca Public Schools
  • Sallisaw Public Schools
  • Waldron Public Schools


This program has received national accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.