Master of Education in Teaching and Learning - Add On Licensure

Early Childhood Add On Licensure

An initial elementary teaching license is required for candidates seeking the early childhood add on license.  The  supervised practicum (EDUC 698) required for this program must be completed in a preschool setting (with three- and four-year olds) in a public school or an accredited nonpublic school. The candidate must have at least 45 instructional hours in these areas.

Gifted Add On Licensure

An initial elementary, special education, middle school, or secondary teaching license is required for candidates seeking the gifted add on license.  The supervised practicum (EDUC 698) must include teaching experiences with gifted students in a heterogeneously grouped (mixed ability) classroom or a homogeneously grouped (single ability) classroom. The candidate must have at least 45 instructional hours in these areas.

Middle School Add on Licensure

An initial elementary teaching license is required for candidates seeking the middle school add on license. The supervised practicum (EDUC 698) must include teaching experiences in a middle school 6-8 grade classroom.  Must meet content competencies and pass Praxis II Middle School test for one of the following: math, English, social studies, or science.

Requirements

  • NO required intensives
  • NO student teaching or internship
  • NO content competencies for early childhood or gifted add-on endorsements
  • EDUC 698 Practicum (required for ACSI Certificate)

Field Experience Summary for Add On Licensure

Forms

Degree Completion Plans and Course Sequencing Guide

Frequently Asked Questions