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Become a Teacher


Make a difference! Become a teacher. We prepare effective professional educators in Pocatello, Idaho Falls, Twin Falls and online. Discover opportunity + your passion = teaching!

Candidates will create a professional portfolio aligned to state and national standards using our current e-portfolio system. The ISU Educator Preparation Overview outlines the admission process, student teaching, and the e-portfolio requirements.

Alternative Routes to Certification

The COE allows Alternative Routes to Certification through approved application packets and individualized Alternative Route plans in partnership with Idaho school districts.

(See the Idaho State Department of Education website at and the COE Kent Center for information.)

Additional Endorsements

Add subject area endorsements by completing additional coursework in a content area(s) prior to graduation or you can add endorsements to your existing Standard Instructional Certificate after graduation and initial certification.
(See the Idaho State Department of Education website at


See our Educator Preparation Provider (EPP) Data