English Language Arts Elementary Certificate
The English Language Arts Elementary Certificate Program consists of six 2-credit graduate courses that include content in reading literature, reading informational text, reading foundational skills, writing, speaking and listening, language, and digital literacy.
The primary objectives of the English Language Arts Elementary Certificate Program are to
- Develop and increase teachers’ knowledge and understanding of the Common Core English language arts standards for elementary grades;
- Develop and increase teachers’ knowledge of and expertise with instructional strategies, including technology, to implement the Common Core English language arts standards effectively; and
- Design and evaluate assessments that inform their instruction of the Common Core English language arts standards.
- A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution.
- One of the following:
- An overall undergraduate grade point average of at least 2.85 on a 4.00 scale, or
- An average of at least 3.00 in the last half of all undergraduate work, or
- An average of at least 3.00 for no fewer than 12 semester credits of graduate study at another accredited graduate institution.
(Six 2-credit courses aligned with the content from the Common Core State Standards)
|EDU 715||Common Core Assessment in English Language Arts Elementary||2|
|EDU 716||Effective Communication Through Language||2|
|EDU 717||Foundation of Literacy for Professional Educators||2|
|EDU 718||Writing and Language Exploration||2|
|EDU 719||Research Based Best Practice in Reading||2|
|EDU 720||Digital Literacy and the Common Core||2|