Lewis-Clark State College began developing a reputation for its teacher education program over a century ago. To this day, LCSC offers students a Secondary Teacher Education Program that is refined annually to exceed today's expectations and standards for teachers. Graduates of the LCSC Secondary Teacher Education Program find employment because of their skills, their experiences, and the reputation of their alma mater as a teacher preparation institution that focuses on preparing caring, professional teachers.

Requirements

Admission to the Secondary Teacher Education Program requires:

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better
  • GPA of 3.0 or better in academic major coursework
  • Grade of "C-" or better in ED 214 & ED 224
  • Grade of "B-" or better in the other program coursework taken by the time of application

Completion of the Secondary Teacher Education Program and qualification for teaching licensure requires:

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better
  • GPA of 3.0 or better in academic major coursework
  • Grade of "B-" or better in all major and program coursework
  • Proficient professional performances in authentic settings
  • Evidence of appropriate dispositions of a teacher
  • Completion of Professional Portfolio and Performance-Based Assessment
  • Passage of Exit Interview
  • Completion and Review of all LCSC requirements for graduation
  • Completion and Review of all Idaho requirements for certification

Courses:

Secondary teacher program candidates who are earning their bachelor’s degrees pursue two goals at the same time: (1) A bachelor’s degree in a discipline, and (2) a teaching license in a subject that includes that discipline.

The descriptions linked below include the course requirements for each of the majors for the bachelor’s and the Secondary Teacher Education program courses leading to licensure.

Note for Students with Out-of-State Home Addresses: If considering an academic program that leads to a professional license or certification in your state, it is highly recommended that you first seek guidance from the appropriate licensing agency in your home state BEFORE beginning the academic program located outside your state, or upon changing states. Please visit the Professional Licensure Disclosures website for more information.