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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.
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.
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, email@example.com . 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.
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.