Lubbock Christian University offers approved programs as follows:
Certification programs are subject to change by the accrediting agencies. Student should check with their academic department advisor for exact requirements.
The Educator Certification Council is responsible for insuring that educator certification candidates possess the basic skills and qualities necessary to perform the duties of a beginning teacher in a professional and Christ-like manner. The council is comprised of the academic deans, all education faculty and faculty representing the departments offering educator certifications. As required by the State Board of Educator Certification, the Council has established admission for all programs of study leading to educator certification.
Early Childhood (EC-6) candidates may not enroll in any pedagogy and professional responsibility (PPR) Core courses without the approval of the Council and admission to the Educator Certification Program. Middle School Specialist (MSS), Secondary and All-level candidates may enroll in up to but no more than 6 hours of PPR Core before being fully admitted.
All candidates must be admitted to the Educator Certification Program prior to enrollment in any of the methods block of coursework.
Application Packets must be returned to the director of Certification by the stated deadline.
Basic Skill Requirements
Submission of an application portfolio containing the following items:
A candidate must request two faculty recommendation forms from full-time faculty members not part of the Education department. For MSS, Secondary and All-level candidates, one evaluation should be from a faculty member in your content area.
Your advisor will schedule an appointment to review and complete a Fitness to Teach form.
The Educator Certification Council meets during finals week each semester.