A A Email Print Share

Course Sequence

GRADUATE LEADING TEACHER PROGRAM IN GRADES 4 - 8 (MIDDLE LEVEL) GUIDELINES

Initial Certification

Effective for students beginning the program as of Summer 2012

All requirements are subject to change based on PDE requirements for certification, which take precedence.  

Foundations of Graduate LTP= 12 Credits
LTML 500 Orientation TO THE GLTP in ML 0 credit
LTML 520 Introduction to Teaching 3 credits
LTML 593 Intro. to Teaching Field Experience 0 credit
GFDE 554 Social Justice in Educational Settings 3 credits
GFDE 553 Social Justice Field Experience 0 credit
GFDE 501 Ed. Psych I: Child & Adol. Development (may be LTFL 206, offered in Fall) 3 credits or may be taken as a prerequisite
GFDE 522 Ed. Psych II: Lng., Motiv., & Classroom Mgmt. (may be LTFL 207, offered in Spring) 3 credits
GFDE XXX Ed. Psych. Field Experience 0 credit
GFDE 500 Foundations of Assessment (may be LTFL 208, offered in Fall/Spring) 3 credits
Accommodations & Adaptations= 6 Credits
GSPE 501 Exploring Icl. Practices 3 credits or may be taken as a prerequisite
GSPE 502 Legal & Ethical Issues in Special Ed. 3 credits
GSPE 655 Secondary Practices & Transitions 3 credits
GESL 501 Helping ELLs in Mainstr. Classrooms 3 credits or may be taken as a prerequisite
Professional Preparation= 21 Credits
English Language Arts/Reading and Math (These courses must be taken concurrently.) Offered in Fall
LTML 511 Tchg. Lang. Arts in Gr. 4-8 3 credits
LTML 512 Teaching Reading in Gr. 4-8 3 credits
LTML 611 Teaching Math in Gr. 4-8 3 credits
LTML 591 ELA/Math Field Experience 0 credit
Science and Social Studies (These courses must be taken concurrently.)
LTML 524 Teaching Science in Grades 4-8 3 credits
LTML 525 Tchg. Soc. Studies Gr. 4-8 3 credits
LTML 594 Science/Social Studies Field Experience 0 credit
LTML 510 Content Area Reading (does not HAVE to be taken with these, offered in Spring) 3 credits
LTML 503 Middle Level Digital Media 3 credits
Student Teaching = 6 Credits
LTML 592

Middle Level School Student Teaching Experience (15 Weeks) 6 credits OR

Middle Level School Internship Experience (Full Year, 3 credits each semester or 6 credits for one semester) OR

Middle School Student Teaching Experience Abroad (USA for 3 credits and Abroad for 3 credits)

6 credits
LTML 573 Leadership Portfolio Presentation during Exit Interview 0 credit
Total Credits 45 (Assuming 9 credits of prerequisites.)