Middle School Endorsement

Endorsement for teaching in middle school is available on a voluntary basis to teachers licensed to teach elementary grades 1-6 or to specialty areas licensed to teach grades 1-12. Elementary teachers licensed to teach grades 1-6 must complete the middle school endorsement to teach in grades 7-9. The middle school endorsement is mandatory for teachers licensed for grades 7-12 to qualify for work with grades 5-6 in the subject field(s) of their licensure.

Requirements

Required Courses

EDUC 426/ENGL 426Reading In The Content Area

2

EDUC 430Foundations Of The Middle School

2

EDUC 435Middle School Methods & Materials

3

PSYC 255Child and Adolescent Psychology

3

Field Experience in an approved middle school setting

20 clock hours

or

Student teaching in a middle school setting

5 SH