Elementary Education (Alt. M.Ed.)
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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.
|The program for the Alternative M.Ed. in Elementary Education is as follows: 42 minimum graduate hours requires (500 level).|
|Curriculum and Teaching||6|
|Foundations/Special Education Elective||6|
|Research and Evaluation||3|
|Choose 3 hours from the following: AED, EEC, RED|
|Clinical Field Experience||6|
|EEC 595 (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).|
Alabama State Department of education Certification Requirements:
A Student applying for initial teacher certification will be required to pass the appropriate Praxis II test (s) and have a successful score on his/her edTPA portfolio. ALSDE certification requirements are subject to change and students will be required to meet those which are in place the semester they are applying for certification. 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||(251) 380-2761|
|Chair||R. Allan Allday|
|Professors||Baxter, Bounds, Giles, Green, Kent|
|Associate Professors||Allday, Ferguson, Maulding Green, Vitulli|
|Assistant Professors||Brannan, Byrd, Carmouche, Delmas, Gossen, Hensley, Johnson, McCorrison, Morrison, Morton, Parrish, Reeves, Szatkowski|
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.
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 offers the M.Ed. degree in Educational Administration with an emphasis in higher education leadership. 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.