Apply for the Teaching & English Language Learning BEd Program

IMPORTANT: Our online application form is unavailable due to site maintenance. Applicants may temporarily use our secondary online application ignoring the “test scores” section or complete a paper application (PDF) and send it, along with supporting materials, to the address listed on the application form. Or, you can wait until the online application is active to submit your online application, essay and resume, along with letter of recommendation requests electronically. We apologize for the inconvenience!

Step One | Complete the School of Learning & Teaching Application

Complete the online application.

Step Two | Submit the following items:


  • Include employment history, licenses and certifications (if appropriate)
  • Highlight experience with children and youth of the age you wish to teach
  • Include education history

All official college transcripts


  • A two-page essay on an educational topic of your choice

Two letters of recommendation

  • One from an advisor or instructor
  • One from someone who has observed you interacting with children
  • Step Three | Submit Application Fee

  • The fee is $35

  • Contact

    Diana Watkins | Associate Director of Graduate & Professional Admissions
    503-352-1435 |

    Sara Summers | Assistant Director of Graduate & Professional Admissions
    541-632-8805 |

    Donna Kalmbach Phillips | Teaching & ELL Program Coordinator
    503-871-3298 |

    Anil Oommen | Teaching & ELL Program Coordinator
    541-485-6812 |