Self Service Banner Outage

In order to facilitate the closing of our fiscal year, Self-Service Banner will be unavailable this Sunday, May 31, from noon until midnight. If you need to make enrollment changes or payments over the weekend, please make plans to complete these prior to noon on Sunday. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes and appreciate your patience.

Division of Teacher Education Mission Statement

The purposes of The Division of Teacher Education program are to prepare the teacher candidate to function as professional teacher and to aid the teacher candidate in developing the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to assist school children in reaching their potential.

The Teacher Education program at Oklahoma Baptist University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). This accreditation covers the Teacher Education Program at Okahoma Baptist University in Shawnee, Okla. However, the accreditation does not include individual education courses that the institution offers to P-12 educators for professional development, relicensure, or other purposes. Oklahoma ranks ninth in the nation in the number of NBCTs, with 49 of those being OBU graduates.