Department of Teacher Education helps cover cost of licensure exams

HAYS, Kan. -- To help support future K-12 teachers receive their professional license, the Department of Teacher Education teamed up with the Fort Hays State University Foundation to offer 190 student teachers a $60 stipend to help cover the cost of the Kansas Performance Teaching Portfolio.

The Foundation also established a teacher certification fund, which enables donors to specifically support soon-to-be teachers as they work toward professional certification. All full-time faculty in the Department of Teacher Education now participate in payroll deductions to support this fund.

Currently in the state of Kansas, teacher education majors spend close to $400 to take their required exams for program entry and teacher licensure.

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