Early Childhood Education (Alt. M.Ed.)
In general, the program requires a minimum of 42 graduate hours and such additional undergraduate courses or experiences as the Department may require. Please visit http://www.southalabama.edu/colleges/ceps/programs.html for specific requirements. See College of Education and Professional Studies general section for program admission requirements.
All prerequisites including those listed below are required for admission to the program. Equivalent courses or experiences may be substituted with written approval of the advisor and department chair.
Other courses as the Program may require.
|The program for the Alternative M.Ed. in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education is as follows: 42 minimum graduate hours requires (500 level).|
|Curriculum and Teaching||6|
|Research and Evaluation||3|
|Clinical Field Experience||6|
|EEC 598 (Supervised practice in a school setting in the student's teaching field. The student will work full time in the school for an entire semester).|
State board of education praxis iI test information
Applicants completing an Alternative Master program and applying for initial certification after the summer term 2012 will be required to pass Praxis II in their area of certification. Please see specific program requirements on advising sheets. Applicants applying for initial certification will be required to pass the appropriate Praxis II test and edTPA. Praxis II test requirements are subject to change as dictated by the ALSDE. Prior to registering for any Praxis II exam, please verify current requirements by going directly to the ALABAMA portion of the Praxis II website at http://www.ets.org/praxis/al
|Department of Leadership and Teacher Education
|Chair||Dr. Susan Santoli|
|Professors||Baxter, Giles, Green, Kent, Santoli, Tunks|
|Associate Professors||Bailey, Campbell, Martin, Maulding-Green|
|Assistant Professors||Allison, Brannan, Delmas, Gaillard, Johnson, Morton, Parrish, Reeves|
|Emeritus Professors||Cronis, Culp|
|Senior Instructor||Byrd, Simpson|
The Department offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Education leading to Alabama Class B certification in the following areas: Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, Secondary Education, and Special Education. The department offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Education with a major in Early Childhood Studies and Educational Studies.
The department offers the M.Ed. degree leading to Alabama Class A Certification in the following areas: Art Education, Instructional Leadership, Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, English for Speakers of Other Languages, Secondary Education, and Special Education. The department also offers the Instructional Specialist degree (Ed.S.) leading to Alabama Class AA Certification in the following areas: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Instructional Leadership, Reading Specialist, Secondary Education, Special Education and Teacher Leader. The department offers the Doctor of Education degree in Educational Leadership.