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Endorsements and Authorizations PreK-8 School Principal Endorsement (5 year authorization)* Requirements: This coursework is designed for educators without any prior administrative endorsements. In addition to the course requirements, educators seeking this endorsement must provide evidence of three years of teaching experience on a valid certificate in an accredited K-12 school—one year of which includes classroom teaching experience or direct services to students—or pass the Praxis II exam for school administration. ❏ EDU501 Professional and Ethical Leadership 3 ❏ EDU522 Practicum: Curriculum Development and Design-Elementary Internship 3 ❏ EDU531 Legal Foundations of Education 3 ❏ EDU532 Practicum: School Law Applications for Student Discipline and Staff Development/ Internship ❏ EDU551 Professional, Student, and Staff Development 3 ❏ EDU562 Diversity Issues in Education 3 *If the student holds a previous Master’s degree in education, the five-year limitation does not apply.

PreK-12 School Principal Endorsement (5 year authorization)* Requirements: This coursework is designed for educators without any prior administrative endorsements. In addition to the course requirements, educators seeking this endorsement must provide evidence of three years of teaching experience on a valid certificate in an accredited K-12 school—one year of which includes classroom teaching experience or direct services to students—or pass the Praxis II exam for school administration. ❏ EDU501 Professional and Ethical Leadership 3 ❏ EDU522 Practicum: Curriculum Development and Design-Elementary Internship 3 ❏ EDU530 Practicum: Curriculum Development and Design-Secondary Internship 3 ❏ EDU531 Legal Foundations of Education 3 ❏ EDU532 Practicum: School Law Applications for Student Discipline and Staff Development/ Internship ❏ EDU551 Professional, Student, and Staff Development 3 ❏ EDU562 Diversity Issues in Education 3 *If the student holds a previous Master’s degree in education, the five-year limitation does not apply.

7-12 School Principal Endorsement (5 year authorization)* Requirements: This coursework is designed for educators without any prior administrative endorsements. In addition to the course requirements, educators seeking this endorsement must provide evidence of three years of teaching experience on a valid certificate in an accredited K-12 school—one year of which includes classroom teaching experience or direct services to students—or pass the Praxis II exam for school administration. ❏ EDU501 Professional and Ethical Leadership 3

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❏ EDU530 Practicum: Curriculum Development and Design-Secondary Internship 3 ❏ EDU531 Legal Foundations of Education 3 ❏ EDU532 Practicum: School Law Applications for Student Discipline and Staff Development/ Internship ❏ EDU551 Professional, Student, and Staff Development 3 ❏ EDU562 Diversity Issues in Education 3 *If the student holds a previous Master’s degree in education, the five-year limitation does not apply.

PreK-8 School Principal Endorsement Requirements: This coursework is designed for educators who currently possess a valid secondary administrative endorsement. In addition to the course requirements, educators seeking this endorsement must provide evidence of three years of teaching experience on a valid certificate in an accredited K-12 school, one year of which includes classroom teaching experience or direct services to students. ❏ EDU522 Practicum: Curriculum Development and Design-Elementary Internship 3 ❏ EDU562 Diversity Issues in Education or 3 EDU645 Administration of Special Education 3

7-12 School Principal Endorsement Requirements: This coursework is designed for educators who currently possess a valid elementary administrative endorsement. In addition to the course requirements, educators seeking this endorsement must provide evidence of three years of teaching experience on a valid certificate in an accredited K-12 school, one year of which includes classroom teaching experience or direct services to students. ❏ EDU530 Practicum: Curriculum Development and Design-Secondary Internship 3 ❏ EDU562 Diversity Issues in Education or 3 EDU645 Administration of Special Education 3

Reading Specialist Authorization Requirements: In addition to the course requirements, educators seeking this authorization must provide evidence of three years of teaching experience on a valid certificate in an accredited K-12 school, one year of which includes classroom teaching experience or direct services to students. Students must also already hold a Master of Education degree. Similar courses offered by accredited institutions may be substituted for the course requirements below if approved by the Director of Graduate Programs in Education and the Certification Officer. ❏ EDU517 Constructive Literacy Assessment 3 ❏ EDU536 Adolescent Literacy 3 ❏ EDU537 Foundations of Literacy 3 ❏ EDU538 Practicum: Literacy (K-12) or 3 EDU518 Practicum: Teaching Diverse Literacy Learners 3 ❏ EDU557 Literacy Across the Curriculum for Middle Level and ELL Learners 3

2015-2017 USF Academic Catalog  

2015-2017 academic catalog for the University of Sioux Falls.

2015-2017 USF Academic Catalog  

2015-2017 academic catalog for the University of Sioux Falls.