Graduate
Endorsements

Graduate Certificate Programs for Educators in Toledo Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan

Graduate Certificate Programs

For Educators in Toledo, Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan

Currently accepting applications for Summer and Fall 2014

The Reading Endorsement Certificate and Early Childhood Generalist Endorsement Certificate programs begin the week of May 19 for students starting in the Summer term.

The Reading Endorsement Certificate and Early Childhood Generalist Endorsement Certificate, and Teacher Leader Endorsement Certificate begin the week of August 25 for students starting in the fall term.

Early Childhood Endorsement Graduate Certificate Programs for Educators

  • Includes 3 courses for the Ohio 4-5 Endorsement
  • Is designed for teachers with a State of Ohio PreK – 3 Early Childhood Teaching License
  • Qualifies teachers who earn a score of 143 on the Praxis II Test in Elementary Education Content to receive an Elementary Generalist Grades 4-5 endorsement

P-12 Reading Endorsement Graduate Certificate Program for Educators

  • Is designed for teachers wishing to become an expert in the teaching of reading
  • Applies to both classroom and resource settings
  • Includes five literacy courses that qualify licensed teachers who pass the Introduction to the Teaching of Reading Praxis II for a State of Ohio Endorsement in Reading
  • Includes 100 clinical hours

Teacher Leader Endorsement Graduate Certificate Programs for Educators

  • Is designed for teachers who have a Master’s in Education degree and at least 4 years of successful teaching experience
  • Is ideal for teachers who want to assume more responsibility in their schools
  • Provides opportunity to advance in career
  • Includes 3 courses (9 semester hours of graduate credit) in teacher leadership, applied assessment, and practicum in applied leadership practices
  • Can be completed in 2 semesters
  • Qualifies teachers for mentoring and coaching other teachers
  • Focuses on providing effective leadership, using data in decision making, facilitating a collaborative learning culture, and promoting ongoing professional learning and improved practice

Contacts

Graduate Admissions Office

Melissa Bergfeld
Admissions Assistant
419-824-3517
Toll Free: 1-800-878-3210, ext. 3517
Email

Tara Hanna
Director of Graduate Admissions
419-517-8908
Toll Free: 800-878-3210 ext. 8908
Email

Michael P. French, Ph.D.
Professor and Director,
Graduate Education & Professional Development
Department of Education

419-824-3721
Email