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Welcome to the OPSU School of Education Teacher Education Program! We are proud of our teacher preparation programs at Oklahoma Panhandle State University and know that you will find them exceptionally useful in your quest to become a public school teacher.

The OPSU Teacher Education Program is accredited by NCATE and the State of Oklahoma and meets the requirements of state and national organizations for the training of elementary and secondary educators. Programs are offered in elementary, vocational agriculture, math, and music (instrumental and vocal. We also offer a minor in education for those students who may entertain seeking alternative certification after graduation. Please take time to browse through the information provided here, and contact us if you have any questions. We know you will leave the OPSU Teacher Education Program with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions of an effective teacher—competent, caring, and committed!

R. Wayne Stewart,
Dean of Education

Photograph of Mihelic, Gerald (Jerry)
Mihelic, Gerald (Jerry)
Title: Interim Dean of Education
Office: HMH 112
Phone: 580.349.1438
Email: Email Web Form