This program is designed for teachers who are already certified for elementary grades. The state requires 15 credits of study in the content area to teach at a middle school level. The endorrsement entitles teachers to teach language arts and literacy full-time in grades 5 through 8. A candidate must pass the middle school language arts PRAXIS in order to receive the endorsement.
Candidates must also show evidence of completing a course(undergraduate or graduate) in Developmental or Adolescent Psychology.