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Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Rarick Hall 244
Phone: 785-628-4204
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National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education
The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Kansas State Department of Education

Elementary Honors Program                                                  

Why Honors?

  • Selected candidates have the opportunity to expand their knowledge of the teaching profession.
  • Candidates gain additional clinical, seminar and research experiences.
  • Honors seminars broaden the knowledge of candidates and give them insights into leadership responsibilities in the teaching profession.
  • Honors research gives candidates an opportunity to work with professors and mentor teachers with similar research interests.

What are the Advantages?

  • Competitive edge in the job market due to extra research and internship experience
  • Initial paid membership to Kappa Delta Pi or Phi Delta Kappa 
  • Honors medallion to be worn at commencement
  • Special consideration in awarding scholarships
  • Networking opportunities via Honors seminars and events
  • Honors banquet

Honors Admission and Course Requirements:


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