Endorsement Programs

Pre-K Through 12th Grade Reading Endorsement (18 Hours)

In order to enroll in the Reading Endorsement Program, candidates must have a valid teaching license and meet the following course prerequisites.

If the individual holds an Early Childhood Education (ECE), Middle Childhood Education (MCE) or Early Childhood Intervention Specialist (ECIS), he/she must have previously completed twelve (12) hours of undergraduate or graduate level reading coursework.  One of these courses must be a Phonics course.

If the individual holds an Adolescent/Young Adult (AYA), multi-age (at Walsh this would include ISE Mild/Moderate or Moderate/Intensive) or career technical license, he/she must have previously completed nine (9) hours of undergraduate or graduate level reading coursework. One of the courses must be a Phonics course.

Courses

EDT 650Dev Language/Literacy3
EDT 651Meth Teach Dev Reading3
EDT 652Prin/Pract of Teach Phonics3
EDT 653Reading Assess/Intervention3
EDT 654Reading in Content Area3
EDT 655Clinical Practicum in Reading3

All courses taught in online format.

The individual must also pass the appropriate Ohio Assessments for Educators

Please refer to the Course Descriptions for required field hours.

Teacher Leader Endorsement Program (12 Hours)

In order to enroll in the Teacher Leader Endorsement, candidates must hold a valid Ohio Professional teaching license, have four years of professional teaching experience, and have a Master’s degree.

Courses

EDT 614Instructional Leadership3
EDT 710Assess Student Performance3
EDT 605School-Community Relations3
EDT 603Mentoring and Supervision3

All courses taught in online format.

Please refer to the Course Descriptions for required field hours.

4/5 Endorsement (9 Hours)

Completion of this program will enable an individual who holds a valid Pre-K - 3rd grade teaching license to add the 4th and 5th grades to their teaching credential upon completing the 3 courses below and passing the appropriate Ohio Assessments for Educators.

Courses

EDT 681Soc Stud Content/Meth grd 4-53
EDT 682Math Content/Methods grd 4-53
EDT 683Science Content/Method grd 4-53

Note: 9 hours count toward electives in the MAED program.

Please refer to the course description for required experiences. 

MCE Generalist Endorsement

Completion of this program will allow the candidate who is already licensed in Middle Childhood Education in two content areas to teach across the four content areas (Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, & Language Arts) in grades 4 – 9 after the completion of the courses below and the passage of the Ohio Assessment for Educators exam.  These courses must be completed to meet the requirements of the Generalist Endorsement in MCE.

Language Arts :ENG 230 and ENG 330
Mathematics: MATH 107 and MATH 108
Science: BIO 101 and NS 104
Social Studies: GFA 103 and HIST 220