Post-Baccalaureate Certificate - Elementary Education

NOTE: NOT ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS AT THIS TIME - Please check back at a later date.

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Elementary Education is a program in the College of Education that provides excellent preparation for those who have baccalaureate degrees and seek a career as an elementary classroom teacher.

Program Outcomes

Please refer to the current catalog for complete program information
Post-Bacc Elementary Ed with K-6 Certification Only - Information Packet

NOTE: There have been recent changes to the Elementary Education Bachelor program that affect this certificate. Therefore, we strongly recommend if you are interested in this program to set up an appointment with one of our Academic Success Coordinators in the Office of Student Engagement, (907-786-4401) located in the Professional Studies Building (PSB) Room 209.

Department Contact Information

Professional Studies Building (PSB)
Room 224
Hours M-F 8am-4:30pm
Phone: 907-786-4412
Fax: 907-786-4473


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Form Name Description
Application for Admission - Post‐Bac Elementary Application for the Elementary Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program.
Application for Admissions - Project LEAP Application for the 1 year ESL endorsement called Project LEAP
Internship Application - Elementary Application to Internship for Elementary Education Bachelor and Post-Bach programs. Will be filled out by student and returned to the Office of Student Engagement with all necessary documentation.
Practicum Evaluation EDEL A395 Practicum Evaluation for course EDEL A395
Practicum Evaluation Form This form is completed by host teachers based on candidates' performance for EDEL A205, EDFN A301, and EDFN A303. Needed as a part of the internship application.
Practicum II Application for Elementary Education Application to Practicum II for Elementary Education Bachelor and Post-Bacc programs. To be completed by student and returned to the Student Services with all necessary documentation.
Release of Information Muni of Anchorage ROI for classes placing students in an agency setting, paperwork to be sent to the MUNI.


Faculty and Staff

Name Title Phone Office
Cathy Coulter, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Elementary Education 786-4457 PSB 224C
Kitty Deal Assistant Professor, Education 486-1223 UAA - Kodiak Campus / KCC 123B
Claudia Dybdahl, Ph.D. Professor, Elementary Education 786-4422 PSB 224E
Hsing-Wen Hu, Ed.D Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education 786-1668 PSB 224F
Tim Jester, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Elementary Education 786-1666 PSB 224D
Irasema Ortega, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Elementary Education - Chair 786-4454 PSB 223B
Marc Robinson, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Elementary Education 746-9328 UAA - Mat-Su Campus / JKB 122B
Peter Snow, Ed.D Assistant Professor, Elementary Education 262-0357 UAA - Kenai Peninsula Campus / MCCB 236