T2T Program for Teachers Outside of Kansas  

Fort Hays State University's Transition to Teaching program is available online and, therefore, easily accessible to teacher candidates in other states seeking licensure in their state. 

Idaho Candidate Procedures:

Our program is recognized by the Idaho State Department of Education for alternative licensure in their state.

Candidates should go to www.sde.idaho.gov/site/teacher_certification/alt_routes.htm and click on Alternative Authorization - Content Specialist Application Packet to see Idaho state requirements. Candidates should then follow the below process.  Note:  You must complete an eight (8) to sixteen (16) week program of educational pedagogy study prior to entering the classroom.

mNET Grant for Teachers in High Need Districts

General Application Process

  • Contact Ms. Kerry Schuckman, FHSU Licensure Officer, 785-628-4542 or kschuckm@fhsu.edu.  Send or fax (785-628-4447) transcripts for an analysis to determine if you qualify for the program.
  • If eligible, locate a teaching position within your content area.  You may contact local school districts directly or check with teacher recruitment websites within your state.
  • Take and pass the Subject Area Assessment (content test) required by your state.  To register, go to www.ets.org/praxis
  • After a position is secured, a Plan of Study will be created by FHSU and sent to you outlining required courses you will take.
  • Submit a copy of the completed out-of-state licensure application to the FHSU Licensure Office, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS  67601.
  • Apply to FHSU Graduate School at http://www.fhsu.edu/academic/gradschl/apply/
  • Current tuition rates for graduate virtual courses are below $250 per credit hour.

FHSU Policy for Candidates Employed Out of State 
Grant provides opportunity for individuals desiring a teaching career - Press Release, Idaho, 2/04/2013