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University of Virginia

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University of Virginia is a public institution that was founded in 1819. The school has 55 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at University of Virginia is 15:1.

Endorsement

English Language Learning PreK-12 Online Course Series

English language learners present special challenges for teachers in today’s classrooms. A successful ELL teacher learns to balance the language learning needs of the students with the appropriate content. The knowledge and skills students gain in ELL classes positively affect their lives at school and home.

Gifted Education Online Course Series

The online Gifted Education course series that can lead to endorsement focuses on preparing teachers and administrators to address the characteristics and needs of gifted children. The topics include an overview of issues in the definition of giftedness, identification, curriculum, instructional strategies, program options, special populations, and evaluation.

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University of Illinois—Urbana-Champaign

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University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign is a public institution that was founded in 1867. The school has 41.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign is 18:1.

Endorsement

Technology Specialist

Technology Specialist (LDL:TSE) prepares educators to better understand technology and know how to use it in their classroom or workplace. Students will learn about emerging technologies and about their implications on teaching and learning.

Bilingual and ESL Education

Bilingual/ ESL Education (BESL) provides teachers with a better understanding of key teaching strategies to support multilingual students in their classroom. Educators interested in earning their master’s degree along with their bilingual endorsement will have the opportunity to learn how to create more engaging learning environments by integrating new media technologies for all students.

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University of Washington

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A public institution, University of Washington was founded in 1861. University of Washington offers a Greek system, where 15 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 16 percent is involved in a fraternity.

Endorsement

School Library Media Endorsement

Prepare for your K-12 library media endorsement, and learn to establish, manage and sustain a powerful 21st-century school library, information and technology program. Find out how to select and evaluate a range of high-quality literature, media and information services that support teaching and learning as well as a strong reading culture.

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George Washington University

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George Washington University is a private institution that was founded in 1821. The school has 57 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at George Washington University is 12:1.

Endorsement

Transition Special Education Graduate Certificate

While transitioning from school to the real world is never easy, some students in particular may require more help than most. Through GW’s online Transition Special Education Graduate Certificate program, secondary special educators and rehabilitation personnel gain all the required knowledge, skills and competencies to assist youth and young adults with disabilities.

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University of Connecticut

1 program + -

University of Connecticut was established in 1881 as a public institution. University of Connecticut follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered more selective.

Endorsement

Course Catalogue

This institution offers a wide variety of individual courses for credit. Many of the classes offered in degree programs are made available separately, across multiple areas of study. Use this listing to view full details of the university’s online course options.

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University of Georgia

4 programs + -

University of Georgia has a total undergraduate enrollment of 26,882, with a gender distribution of 42.8 percent male students and 57.2 percent female students. At this school, 28 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 72 percent of students live off campus.

Endorsement

Gifted In-Field Endorsement

Offered through the College of Education, the University of Georgia’s online Gifted In-Field Endorsement is based on the philosophy that giftedness and creativity are expressed in diverse ways among diverse people; that creativity is a universal potential to be nurtured and enhanced; and that the best education is tailored to students’ specific needs and interests for talent development.

Endorsement in Reading Education

Offered through the College of Education, the University of Georgia’s online Endorsement in Reading Education program provides certified classroom teachers with focused immersion in the teaching of reading. Georgia teachers from pre-K to grade 12 obtaining degrees with a focus or major other than Reading Education will benefit from this three-course sequence.

Endorsement in English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Offered through the College of Education, the University of Georgia’s online English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Endorsement provides “add-on” certification to teach English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) grades P-12 in Georgia public schools. The endorsement program is only valid for educators who have or will hold a teaching credential in another subject area.

Specialist of Education in Educational Psychology, Gifted and Creative Education

Offered through the College of Education, the University of Georgia’s online Ed.S. in Educational Psychology, Gifted and Creative Education is based on the philosophy that giftedness and creativity are expressed in diverse ways among diverse people; that creativity is a universal potential to be nurtured and enhanced; and that the best education is tailored to students’ specific needs.

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Michigan State University

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Michigan State University is a public institution that was founded in 1855. The school has 23.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Michigan State University is 17:1.

Endorsement

Literacy and Language Instruction – Graduate Specialization

The Graduate Specialization in Literacy and Language Instruction, which is administered by the Department of Teacher Education, is designed for students who aspire to be scholars, curriculum developers, and policy leaders in literacy at school, district, state, national, and international levels.

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University of Iowa

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University of Iowa is a public institution that was founded in 1847. The school has 50.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at University of Iowa is 16:1.

Endorsement

Talented & Gifted (TAG) Endorsement

Certification reflects the license issued by the state allowing graduates to teach. The type of certification defines the kind of responsibility the teacher can have in the classroom. Endorsements identify what an individual can teach as well as the grade level(s).

Licensure and Endorsement Programs in Educational Leadership Superintendent Endorsement

This is a non-degree program consisting of 30 semester hours of coursework. The program prepares students for superintendency positions, as well as area education agency administrators or state departments of education. Students must already possess an Iowa Administration License and have at least 3 years of principal experience to obtain the superintendent endorsement.

Licensure and Endorsement Programs in Educational Leadership Principal Licensure

This is a Master’s program consisting of 36 semester hours (s.h.): 24 s.h. of courses and 12 s.h. of clinicals. Upon completion of this degree, students will have completed the requirements to obtain an Iowa Administration License, which makes them eligible for K-12 school principal positions.

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University of Nebraska—Lincoln

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The University of Nebraska—Lincoln, or UNL, is a large, public research institution that offers about 150 undergraduate majors. There are more than 400 student organizations to join, as well as a large community of fraternities and sororities.

Endorsement

Special Education: Area Of Study In Visual Impairment (P-12) Endorsement

This unique program is offered online during the academic year with a few weeks of skill-based courses for 2 summers at the Nebraska Center for the Education of Children who are Blind or Visually Impaired.

Supervisor of Special Education Administrative Endorsement

This endorsement is ideal if you are interested in advancing your career in leadership and administration of building-level and district-level special education programs. It prepares you to administer special education programs and can help professionals advance their careers and become directors or coordinators of special education.

Special Education: Area of Study in Mild Moderate Disabilities M.A., M.ED., Endorsement

The mild-moderate disabilities program prepares you as a special education teacher for children and youth in elementary grades through high school. You may elect to specialize in one age group (K-6, 7-12) or focus on K-12 grade levels.

Educational Administration: Elementary (P-8) or Secondary Principal (7-12) Principal Endorsement

This endorsement is for individuals seeking a school principal endorsement in elementary (P-8) or secondary (7-12) education, who have already completed a master’s degree.

Specialization in Educational Administration & Supervision, 6-Year Certificate, Superintendent Endorsement

Students in this program enroll in courses with master’s and doctoral students. They work with an adviser on the development of a program of study leading to the certificate.

Special Education: Deaf Education M.A., M.ED., Endorsement

The Bureau of Labor and Statistics estimates from 2010 to 2020, overall enrollment is expected to grow in elementary and secondary schools, increasing the number of students receiving special education services. Along with enrollment growth, continued demand for services in special education is expected.

Educational Administration: Curriculum Supervisor Administrative Endorsement

Coursework in educational administration and curriculum & instruction leads to an administrative endorsement ideally suited to advance your career in building-level or district-level positions in curriculum supervision and administration.

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University of Tennessee

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The University of Tennessee is a public research institution in Knoxville, one of the state’s largest cities. The UT sports teams compete in the NCAA Division I Southeastern Conference and traditionally draw large crowds during football season.

Endorsement

Occupational Licensure – Educational Psychology

Introduction to the psychology of learning, motivation and social development. Focus on the development of learning theory, psychological and environmental factors that influence learning, and the validity of various learning paradigms.

Occupational Licensure – Technology Integration

This course provides familiarization with the microcomputer as pertains to the learner. Familiarity with commonly used computer terminology, development of an awareness of different types of software, ability to determine what constitutes good quality software, and development of an awareness of Internet skills as a tool in the classroom.

Occupational Licensure – Diagnosis and Evaluation

Designed to develop skills in selecting, constructing, administering and interpreting instruments appropriate for assessing differing needs and achievement of children and youth.

Occupational Licensure-Students with Exceptionalities

An introductory course designed to provide an overview of the field of special education. Principles, characteristics, programs, special needs, legal requirements, and instructional strategies related to the education of handicapped students.

Occupational Licensure-Effective Instructional Strategies and Managing the Environment

Workshop on selected topics. No more than nine hours of workshop credit may be applied to an undergraduate degree in education.

Reading Endorsement

The coursework is designed to give individuals the necessary content to add on the Reading Specialist K-12 endorsement once all required Praxis exams are passed. Additionally, three years of successful experience as a licensed teacher are required for licensure upon completion of the concentration hours.

Special Education Endorsement

The courses required for your special education endorsement or concentration will be decided after transcript evaluation and in consultation with special education faculty.

Gifted and Talented Education Endorsement

Gifted and talented students present special challenges for educators. Led by expert instructor Genevieve Felts-Meyer, these five courses can lead to a Gifted endorsement for your current teaching license.

English as a Second Language (ESL)

As our population becomes more diverse, our classrooms present new challenges, including working with learners whose primary language is not English. Our 9 hour, 100% online course of study for the endorsement is designed to empower teachers to work effectively with all students.