Birth to Eight Endorsement Program

Admission Criteria

The early childhood birth to eight endorsement is available to  undergraduate students enrolled in the Elementary Education program and working towards a minor toward early childhood education or  post-graduate students with a degree in Elementary Education and a teaching license.

Please note: This program is not for those who completed a degree in another field. Those students should apply to the the Early Childhood Birth to Five program for more information.

Endorsement Requirements

B-8 students must complete a six hour internship in a birth-five setting along with required course work. In addition, students must complete the 15 hour residency/student teaching in a primary grade (K-3) setting or work in a primary K-3 setting.

Application Process

Candidates interested in obtaining a B-8 endorsement must first add an early childhood minor. The B-8 endorsement requires a 6 credit hour internship in addition to minor requirements

The candidate must send an application pay the $40.00 application fee on Touchnet and send official transcripts to program coordinator, Nikki Baldwin, . After submitting your application you will receive formal notification of program admittance. Questions should be directed to the Elementary Education Program 307-766-6366 or the Teacher Preparation and Advising Office 307-766-2230. Learn more about Post-Graduate Program Requirements.


Early Care and Education Center

Elementary education majors in this program take advantage of the facilities at the Early Care and Education Center to support child exploration, discovery and learning. Learn more.

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