Generalist Licensure
Program  

Distinctives

  • Designed for educators who possess PK-3 or 4-9 licenses
  • Provides licensure for teaching grades 4-6
  • Expands teaching opportunities for elementary educators
  • Involves online, summer courses offered in two, 4-week terms
  • Can be completed in 8 weeks between June 9 and August 1
  • Taught by experienced educators

Designed specifically for credentialed educators who wish to expand their teaching options, the summer Generalist Licensure Program will enable you to earn licensure to teach grades 4-6 in just 8 weeks. Taught by university professors who bring years of relevant elementary school experience to their classrooms, the courses feature content and assignments that will increase your effectiveness as a classroom teacher.    

Curriculum and Schedule  

To accommodate the busy summer schedules of teachers, the curriculum involves seven online courses offered in two, four-week terms.  You can take the courses you need to obtain the generalist license in your chosen area.  

June 9 – July 4, 2014
EDU 440 Instructional Strategies for Grades 4 and 5 (3 credits)
EDU 441 Language Arts & Social Studies Content/Methods & Assessment for Grades 4 and 5 (3 credits)
EDU 481 Language Arts Content and Methods for Grades 4, 5, and 6 (6 credits)
EDU 482 Science Content and Methods for Grades 4, 5, and 6 (6 credits)

July 7 – August 1, 2014
EDU 442 Mathematics & Science Content/ Methods & Assessment for Grades 4 and 5 (3 credits)
EDU 483 Social Studies Content and Methods for Grades 4, 5, and 6 (6 credits)
EDU 484 Mathematics Content and Methods for Grades 4, 5, and 6 (6 credits)

Cost and Financial Aid  

Tuition is $450 per credit. Your bill will be due on the first day of each term, specifically June 9 and July 7, 2014.   You may be eligible to use low-interest educational loans to help cover the cost of your expenses. For details, contact our financial aid office at financialaid@urbana.edu or 937-484-1355.  

Admission
 
To gain admission to the program:
1. Complete and submit the Education Licensure Program application to the Office of Admissions.
2. Submit a copy of your teaching license.

Questions?
 

If you have questions about the program or want to talk about your licensure options, contact Dr. Jim Daniel at jdaniel@urbana.edu or 937-652-6807 or Mary Lee Zerkle at mlzerkle@urbana.edu or (937) 652-6811.

 

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