UMKC Catalog


School of Education

Office of Student Services
Education Building, Room 129
615 E. 52nd Street
(816) 235-2234

Assistant Dean of Student Services:  Renique Kersh

The School of Education Student Services office mission is to facilitate student success by providing quality services and support in the spirit of building a community of learners. The office is a referral and resource for all students in the School of Education. Primary responsibilities are to provide quality advising for undergraduates and to coordinate the processing of certification. The staff also assists with recruitment events, contact with prospective students, freshmen and transfer orientation, admissions to teacher education, School of Education scholarship materials, commencement and other student-centered activities.



Academic advisers are available to meet with undergraduate education and pre-education majors and those seeking teacher certification. In addition, all students are assigned a faculty adviser who is available for assistance in program and career planning. Appointments are required.



Certification applications and testing information for Missouri and Kansas is kept on file in the Student Services office. The staff processes all applications for education-related certification.