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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.  Additional Prerequisites can be found here.

Foundations of Graduate LTP= 12 Credits
GLML XXX Orientation to the GLTP in ML 0 credit
GLML XXX Introduction to Teaching 3 credits
GLML XXX 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 3 credits or may be taken as a prerequisite
GFDE 522 Ed. Psych II: Lng., Motiv., & Classroom Mgmt. 3 credits
GFDE XXX Ed. Psych. Field Experience 0 credit
GFDE 5XX Foundations of Assessment 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.)
GLML XXX Tchg. Lang. Arts in Gr. 4-8 3 credits
GLML XXX Teaching Reading in Gr. 4-8 3 credits
GLML XXX Teaching Math in Gr. 4-8 3 credits
GLML XXX ELA/Math Field Experience 0 credit
Science and Social Studies (These courses must be taken concurrently.)
GLML XXX Teaching Science in Grades 4-8 3 credits
GLML XXX Tchg. Soc. Studies Gr. 4-8 3 credits
GLML XXX Science/Social Studies Field Experience 0 credit
GLML XXX Content Area Reading 3 credits
GLML XXX Middle Level Digital Media 3 credits
Student Teaching= 6 Credits
GLML XXX

Middle Level School Student Teaching Experience (15 Weeks) 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
GLML XXX Leadership Portfolio Presentation during Exit Interview 0 credit
Total Credits 45 (Assuming 9 credits of prerequisites.)