Office and Provider Information
The Educator Preparation Office works closely with the Graduate Studies Office and the faculty from the Elementary Education, Early Childhood Development, Secondary Education, and K-12 programs. This collaboration helps to ensure a successful educator preparation experience for each student that meets certification requirements and state, regional, and national accreditation standards.
Office Location and Hours
The Educator Preparation Office is located in Rhodes Hall, N123 and N128.
Educator Preparation Office is open from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Educator Preparation Office includes the Officer for New Hampshire Teacher Certification, the Director of the Educator Preparation Office, Administrative Assistant to the Office, and the Information Support Assistant.
Dr. Stephen Bigaj
NH Teacher Certification Officer
Director of Educator Preparation Office
- Provides management and supervision of office systems, administrative processes and procedures, and information management.
Information Support Technician
- Supports the work of Director in verifying students’ academic eligibility for field placements, documenting field placements, and facilitating steps towards teacher certification.
- Supports the work of the Director with communications with cooperating professionals.
- Provides information and support to students, faculty, and cooperating professionals working in the KSC Educator Preparation Program.
- Oversees the Admission to Educator Preparation process and processes compensation for cooperating professionals.
Additional resources regarding Praxis exams, certification in New Hampshire, and information on critical shortage areas are available on the Teacher Education webpages.
Contact Educator Preparation
Location and Hours
Rhodes Hall, S111.
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
To learn more about Educator Preparation Programs at Keene State College, please contact the Educator Preparation Office or the Department Chair for a particular program.
Educator Preparation Office
229 Main Street
Keene, New Hampshire 03435