Curriculum for Undergraduate Elementary School Teacher Education (CUESTE)

CUESTE is an undergraduate program leading to initial teacher licensure for elementary grades.  The program offers opportunities for structured practicum, student teaching and the study of Primary and Elementary Core.  Students preparing to teach elementary grades are required to complete a major in Multidisciplinary Studies, a major in Elementary Education and an additional academic minor or course of study.

For more information about this program, contact an advisor.

Elementary Education Checksheet
Multidisciplinary Studies Checksheet


As part of the CUESTE program, students are required to pursue an additional academic minor or course of study, which can lead to an endorsement on the teaching license.  EOU offers undergraduate courses of study in:

ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

The CUESTE program is available onsite in La Grande, Pendleton, Gresham and Ontario.

How to Apply

Click here for application information. Applications are due no later than March 13.


A copy of the official score report for all tests must be submitted to Megan Caldwell at 

TSPCEastern Oregon University’s teacher preparation programs are accredited through Oregon’s Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC).



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