About the Program

The education department of Sterling College offers a major in elementary education and a professional studies curriculum for students who are seeking secondary education licensure to teach 6-12 and PreK-12 within major subject areas. The Sterling Teacher Education Program is responsible for all education licensure programs offered through Sterling College. Education department faculty work with faculty from other departments to plan licensure programs that meet accreditation guidelines. STEP is currently accredited by:

  • Kansas State Department of Education

To view KSDE disclosures, click here.

In conjunction with an education endorsement, a student may seek a special education minor by taking coursework offered through the college's educational consortium, the Associated Colleges of Central Kansas.

To view the education department's 2019-2020 STEP handbook, click here.

What Can I Do With This Degree?

  • Teach elementary classes


Additional Information


Rachel Wannamaker
Assistant Professor of Education,
Chair of the Education Department
Dawn Eliserio
Assistant Professor of Education
Gidget Dinkel
Assistant Professor of Education