Elementary Add-On Certification - Grades 1-5



 

Elementary Add-On Certification

Requirements

 

  • For individual holding a valid Early Childhood certificate (e.g.,PK-K,PK-3)

 

 

 

 

  1. Achieve passing score for PRAXIS Elementary Education: Content Knowledge (#0014)

  2. Achieve passing score for PRAXIS Principles of Learning and Teaching K-6.

  3. Accumulate 9 semester hours of reading*, 12 semester hours of mathematics, 12 semester hours of science, and 12 semester hours of social studies coursework.

* Recommended Reading courses:

EDUC 657 -Reading in the Elementary School

EDUC 661 -Diagnostic and Prescriptive Reading

EDUC 678 -Dyslexia and Related Disabilities in the Classroom

 
  • For individual upper elementary or middle school certificate (e.g., 4-8. 5-8, 6-8),

 

  • secondary certificate (e.g., 6-12, 7-12, 9-12)

 

  • special educaiton certificate, or an all level K-12 certificate (art, dance, foreign language, Health, PE, H&PE, music)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Achieve passing score for PRAXIS Elementary Education: Content Knowledge (#0014)
or

Accumulate 12 semester hours of mathematics, 12 semester hours of social studies, 12 semester hours of English/Language Arts, 12 semester hours of science coursework

 

2. Achieve passing score for PRAXIS Principles of Learning and Teaching K-6.

 

3. Accumulate 9 semester hours of reading coursework*

* Recommended Reading courses:

EDUC 657 - Reading in the Elementary School

EDUC 661 - Diagnostic and Prescriptive Reading

EDUC 678 - Dyslexia and Related Disabilities in the Classroom

 

 

 

NOTE: Add-on endorsement certifications not identified in this proposed policy will continue to follow requirements currently in place in Bulletin 746.

 

Endorsement (Add-on) Policy, October 2003 (Revised December 2003, September 2004, November 2004, October 2006)