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Endorsement Programs

ESL (Grades P-12) Endorsement (12 hours)

  • 100% Online
  • EME 751 Linguistics in the Curriculum
  • EMS 775 Methods and Materials for Teaching ESL
  • EMS 776 Assessment Methods for ELLs
  • EMS 777 Cultural Competency with ELLs and their Families
  • Must pass the required Praxis II exam for endorsement to be added to teaching license

Environmental Education (Grades P-12) Endorsement (12 hours)

  • BIO 790 Ecology for Teachers
  • EMS 761 Environmental Education Essentials
  • BIO 700 Environmental Issues OR EMS 765S Teaching in the Outdoors OR EMS 764S Service Learning as Pedagogy OR approved international service learning
  • EMS 763 Teaching Environmental Education OR EMS 764S Service Learning as Pedagogy OR EMS 765S Teaching in the Outdoors

Gifted Education (Grades P-12) Endorsement (12 hours)

  • 100% Online
  • EMS 855 Gifted and Talented Youth
  • EMS 856 Curriculum in Gifted/Talented Education
  • EMS 857 Model Programs for Gifted and Talented Education
  • EMS 858 Practicum for Gifted and Talented Education
  • Must pass the required Praxis II exam for endorsement to be added to teaching license

Instructional Computer Technology (Grades P-12) Endorsement (12 hours)

  • 100% Online
  • EDC 810 P-12 Ed/Tech: Introduction to Instructional Design and Technology
  • EDC 811 K-12 Ed/Tech: Multimedia Design
  • EDC 812 K-12 Ed/Tech: Online Learning
  • EDC 813 P-12 Ed/Tech: Capstone

Literacy Specialist (Grades P-12) Endorsement (15 hours)

  • 100% Online
  • ELE 871 Literacy Programs P-5 OR EMG 806 Reading Instruction in the Middle school
  • EMS 873 Trends and Issues in Language Arts
  • EMS 875 Assessment and Instruction for Students with Reading Difficulties
  • EMS 876 Literacy, Leadership, and Advocacy
  • EME 877 Practicum for Reading Specialists
  • Must pass the required Praxis II exam for endorsement to be added to teaching license

Math Specialist Endorsement (P-5) (15 hours)

  • 100% Online
  • EME 843 Teaching Mathematics to Low Achievers
  • EME 866 Investigations in Elementary/Middle Math Education
  • EME 874 Language Arts in the Curriculum
  • EMS 878 Mathematics Assessments K-12
  • MAT 702 Geometry with Technology for P-9

Teacher Leader Endorsement Instruction (13 hours)

  • 100% Online
  • ETL 800 Leadership Skills for Teachers
  • ETL 801 Leading Achievement Change
  • ETL 803 Curriculum for Leaders in Education
  • ETL 805 Research for Teacher Leaders
  • ETL 806 Teacher Leader Capstone (1 hour)

More information can be found in the EKU Graduate Catalog

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