Center for Educator Preparation Advising Office
We’re here to help you succeed in becoming a teacher, whether you’re a current student or considering the teacher preparation program at Colorado State University.
Our advisers will answer any questions you have about licensure and the degree programs. We’re happy to help with admission to the teacher preparation program, and share current information on licensure requirements (admission, student teaching, state licensing exams, etc.).
If you’re a newly admitted or current student, we can help you plan your course of study and support course substitutions, if needed. We’ll also help you utilize campus resources.
If you’re interested in learning more about becoming a teacher or scheduling an advising appointment, please reach out to the appropriate adviser listed below.
- You will have a degree adviser, who will be able to assist with questions related to your degree completion.
- General advising questions related to teacher licensure should be directed to Ben Bongers.
- Questions related to student teaching should be directed to Juliana Searle.
Please schedule an appointment with Ben Bongers through this form.
M.Ed. + Teacher Licensure Students
Please schedule an appointment with Juliana Searle through this form.
Drop-in advising is offered in the CEP Advising Office, located in the Education Building, room 111.
Our advisers can answer quick questions for teacher licensure students, including class overrides, forms signed, quick class questions, etc. Drop-in advising is not intended to replace advising appointments.
No appointment is necessary; feel free to stop by during the hours listed below to see if an adviser is available.
- Monday – Friday: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Drop-in advising hours are subject to change during summer session. Please contact an adviser to schedule an appointment.
Advisers and Department Contacts
The following faculty are available to assist teacher education candidates. Please plan to meet with an adviser regularly. If you have any questions or need help with advising, please contact the CEP Advising Office.
CEP Key Advisers:
Post-Bachelor Teacher Licensure Program
M.Ed. + Teacher Licensure Program
Dr. Kellie Enns
Post-bachelor and master’s degree only
Early Childhood Education
- Licensure advising (currently enrolled students)
Dr. Cerissa Stevenson, Program Coordinator
- Human Development and Family Studies degree
Anne Van Arsdall
- Pre-Early Childhood Education advising
Undergraduate candidates wishing to pursue English education should contact the Department of English to be assigned an adviser.
359 Eddy Hall
Family and Consumer Sciences
Dr. Dawn Mallette
French, German, or Spanish language education
Dr. Frederique Grim
Degree advising (applied computing technology)
Undergraduate candidates wishing to pursue mathematics education should contact the Department of Mathematics to be assigned an adviser.
101 Weber Building
Undergraduate candidates wishing to pursue music education should contact the School of Music, Theatre and Dance to be assigned an adviser.
112C University Center for the Arts
Undergraduate candidates wishing to pursue social studies education please contact the Department of History to be assigned an adviser.
B356 Clark Building
Contact the Department of Communication Studies to be assigned an adviser.