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M.S. in Middle Childhood Education: French (for current teachers) (SF1)

(as of 02/01/2015)


This program leads to the following NYS Certifications:
Professional teaching certification in the original area of certification
Teaching in Middle Childhood Education (grades 5-9), specialist in French (initial + professional)

Course requirements

This program includes a total of 32 credits. When you meet with your advisor, you will complete a detailed SF1 Program of Study Form.


Masters' Core
ED406 Master's Research Methods
EDU442 Race, Class, Gender, and Disability in American Education
or ED404 Teaching, Curriculum, and Change

Specialization Courses
EDU435 Theory and Practice in Teaching and Learning Foreign Languages and ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages)
EDU463 Implementing Innovation in Foreign Languages and ESOL Education
ED480 Second Language Acquisition and Bilingualism
EDU498 Literacy Learning as Social Practice
EDU427 Theory and Practice in Teaching and Learning Literacy in School

Transferred for all secondary teachers
ED415 Adolescent Development and Youth Culture (ages 10 to 20)

Electives

Choose electives for a total of 6 credits.
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Internships
EDF410F Field Experiences in Middle Childhood (Foreign Languages + Latin)
or EDF411F Field Experiences in Inclusive Middle Childhood Settings(Foreign Languages + Latin)
 


Other Requirements:

In addition to the coursework indicated above, in order to graduate and to receive the certification(s)/licensure (if any) you are seeking this program has additional requirements. Please note that in some cases, while our program will provide you with all the academic experiences required for the certification you seek, there may be some additional requirements that you will have to complete independently and outside of our program in order to be granted that certification/licensure (ex: completing a certain number of years of mentored experiences). When that is the case, we have listed these requirements but also indicated that they are not a graduation requirement.

  • B.A. or B.S. Degree w/ Major in One or More Liberal Arts or Sciences
  • Initial Teaching Certification in Any specialization
  • Master's Essay or Thesis
  • NYS-approved Workshop on Recognizing the Signs of Child Abuse
  • NYS-approved Workshop on School Violence Prevention and Intervention
  • Dignity for All Students (DASA) Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying, & Discrimination Prevention and Intervention
  • Finger-print Supported Background Check (to be completed and submitted directly to NYS at the beginning of the program)
  • NYS Exam - Educating all Students (EAS)
  • NYS Exam - Education Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA)
  • NYS Exam - Content Specialty Test (CST) for each area of specialization sought
  • Initiate NY State Teacher certification process with the Warner School Certification Officer
  • 3 Years of Teaching Experience with the First One Conducted in a Mentored Situation (NOT a graduation requirement but needed before applying for professional certification)
  • Content Prerequisite 30 credits of coursework in French (attach a completed Admissions Transcript Review Form or fill in the table below)