The elementary endorsement program provides Oregon-licensed teachers with a combination of theory and practice for effective instruction in elementary classrooms.
Successful completion of the program allows licensed teachers to qualify for an endorsement in Elementary – Multiple Subjects.
The program for the elementary endorsement requires passing scores on the NES/ORELA Elementary Education I & II exam upon entrance to the program.
Applicants must demonstrated successful completion of prerequisite coursework prior to entering the program.
Elementary - Multiple Subjects Endorsement Coursework Requirements — Minimum Total Credits: 25
- Oregon License
- Math Education: a year of 200 level sequential math or higher
- Movement: EDST 440 Physical Education for Diverse Learners (F/W/S) or similar approved course
|EDST 628 Creating Supporting Learning Communities (Elementary) (winter term - 11 weeks)||3|
|EDST 640 Constructing Meaning Through Literacyg (fall term)||4|
|EDST 642 Pedagogical Methods in the Humanities (fall term)||4|
|EDST 643 Teaching Mathematics: Facts and Inquiry (fall term)||4|
|EDST 645 Teaching Science: Details and Discovery (winter term)||4|
|SPED 511 Foundations of Disability I (web based offered each term)||3|
EDST 681 Elementary Part-Time Teaching
Includes 90 hours, lesson planning, university supervisor observations, and FEET evaluation
Completion Requirements and Content Testing
- Complete required courses and practicum work
- Passing NES/ORELA Elementary Education I and II
- Elementary work sample
- Complete an Oregon TSPC e-licensure application