Early Childhood Generalist (Grades 4-5)

The Department of Teacher Education and Leadership Studies offers the Early Childhood Generalist (Grades 4-5) endorsement.  This endorsement is approved by the State of Ohio and is offered online. This endorsement may be added to an existing Early Childhood Education (P-3) license, for teaching grades 4-5 in Math, Science, Social Studies, and Language Arts.  This is not a major and does not stand alone as an area of study. 

The endorsement is offered during summer semesters through web-based instruction.  A 50-hour field experience is required.  Passage of the OAE 018 (subtest 1) and 019 (subtest 2) examinations are required. 

EMCE 5801 Early Childhood Generalist Science

EMCE 5802 Early Childhood Generalist Math

EMCE 5803 Early Childhood Generalist Language Arts

EMCE 5804 Early Childhood Generalist the Arts, Health and Fitness 

EMCE 5805 Early Childhood Generalist Social Studies

Middle Childhood Generalist (Grades 4-5)

The Department of Teacher Education and Leadership Studies offers the Middle Childhood Generalist Endorsement.  This endorsement is approved by the State of Ohio and may be added to an existing Middle Childhood License.  An endorsement to teach grades 4 – 6 in one or more additional areas can be added to a present Middle Childhood License.  This endorsement also requires the passage of  the OAE Elementary Education subtest 1 – 018 with a passing score of 220 or higher & subtest 2 – 019 with a passing score of 220 or higher or the respective content area test.

Approved English Courses

ENGL 3704 Literature for Middle School Readers

ENGL 3739 Writing for Middle School Teachers

Score of  220 on the OAE Middle Grades Language Arts (028).
 
Approved Mathematics Courses

MATH 1564 Foundations of Middle School Mathematics 1

MATH 2665 Foundations of Middle School Mathematics 2

Score of  220 on the OAE Middle Grades Math test (030).

Approved Science Courses

GEOL 1504 The Dynamic Earth

PHYS 2607 Physical Science for Middle and Secondary Education

Score of 220 on the OAE Middle Grades Science test (029).

Reading Endorsement (K-12)

The Department of Teacher Education and Leadership Studies offers the Reading Endorsement (Grades K-12).  This endorsement is approved by the State of Ohio and can be added to any standard teaching license or certificate.  This endorsement also requires the passage of  OAE (Ohio Assessments for Educators) Reading – Sub test I (038) passing score of 220 or higher; and OAE Reading - Sub test II (039) passing score of 220 or higher.  Candidates must purchase a TaskStream account.

TERG 6923 Literacy and Phonics Instruction

TERG 6924 Content Literacy

TERG 6926 Reading and Language Arts Assessment 1

TERG 6927 Practicum: Coaching for Effective Literacy Instruction

TERG 6928 Practicum: Case Study in Reading and Language Arts

TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) (Grades K-12)

The Department of Teacher Education and Leadership Studies offers the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Endorsement in cooperation with the Department of English.  This can be added to any teaching license.  This endorsement requires the passage of OAE (Ohio Assessments for Educators) #21 English to Speakers of Other Languages, passing score of 220 or higher.  The 18 s.h. of required coursework includes:

ENGL 2651 Introduction to Language

Or:

ENGL 3755 Principles of Linguistic Study

ENGL 4850 Sociolinguistics

ENGL 4851 Language Acquisition

ENGL 4852 Linguistics and Literacy

ENGL 4856 TESOL Methods

ENGL 4857 TESOL Practicum