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M.S. in Adolescence Education: Foreign Languages (Latin) (TL3)

(as of 08/30/2016)


The core program leads a NYS Certification in Teaching in Adolescence Education (grades 7-12), specialist in Latin (initial + professional).

Program Options/Extensions:
In addition to taking the core program outlined below, students may want to consider supplementing their program to achieve other goals and pursue additional certification. Each option enhancement has specific prerequisites and/or course requirements in addition to the requirements for the TL3 base program.

Additional Options & Certifications
  • Additional NYS certification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) grades K-12 [NT1] (4+ Additional Credits)
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (grades K-12) (initial + professional)
  • Additional NYS certification to teach Latin in grades 5-9 [NL1] (2+ Additional Credits)
  • Teaching in Middle Childhood Education (grades 5-9), specialist in Latin (initial + professional)
  • Additional NYS certification for Teaching Students with Disabilities in grades 7-12 [DL6] (9+ Additional Credits)
  • Teaching Students w/ disabilities in Adolescence (grades 7-12) as generalist (initial + professional)
  • Teaching students w/disabilities (grades 7-12), subject extension in Latin
  • Additional Advanced Certificate in Urban Teaching and Leadership [UT1] (3+ Additional Credits)
  • Additional Advanced Certificate in Digitally-Rich Teaching in K-12 Schools [OT3] (6+ Additional Credits)

Additional Language Options & Certifications
  • Additional NYS certification to teach French in grades 7-12 [NF2] (0+ Additional Credits)
  • Teaching in Adolescence Education (grades 7-12), specialist in French (initial + professional)
  • Additional NYS certification to teach German in grades 7-12 [NG2] (0+ Additional Credits)
  • Teaching in Adolescence Education (grades 7-12), specialist in German (initial + professional)
  • Additional NYS certification to teach Spanish in grades 7-12 [NS2] (0+ Additional Credits)
  • Teaching in Adolescence Education (grades 7-12), specialist in Spanish (initial + professional)
  • Additional NYS certification to teach Italian in grades 7-12 [NI2] (0+ Additional Credits)
  • Teaching in Adolescence Education (grades 7-12), specialist in Italian (initial + professional)
  • Additional NYS certification to teach Chinese in grades 7-12 [NY2] (0+ Additional Credits)
  • Teaching in Adolescence Education (grades 7-12), specialist in Chinese (initial + professional)


Primary program course requirements

The primary program includes a total of 39 credits. The detailed TL3 Program of Study Form shows the additional requirements for the program option(s)/extension(s). When you meet with your advisor, you will complete a detailed TL3 Program of Study Form.


Pedagogical Core
ED400 Topics in Teaching and Schooling, Part 1
ED400A Topics in Teaching and Schooling, Part 2
EDU442 Race, Class, Gender, and Disability in American Education
ED447 Disability and Schools

Literacy Requirement
EDU498 Literacy Learning as Social Practice
ED409 Language and Literacy in Education

Specialization Courses
ED415 Adolescent Development and Youth Culture (ages 10 to 20)
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
LAT450 Latin Skills

Electives

Choose electives for a total of 3 credits. Courses include but are not limited to:
ED404 Teaching, Curriculum, and Change
ED451 Teaching and Learning in Inclusive Classrooms
EDE484A Digitally-Rich Teaching and Learning in K-12 Schools
EDE446 Introduction to Urban Education
ED440 Urban Teaching & Leadership Seminar 1A
ED441 Urban Teaching and Leadership Seminar 1B
+

Internships
EDF416F Field Experiences in Secondary Schools (Foreign Languages + Latin)
or EDF417F Field Experiences in Inclusive Secondary School Settings(Foreign Languages + Latin)
EDF418F Student Teaching in Secondary Schools A (Foreign Languages + Latin)
or EDF419F Student Teaching in Inclusive Secondary School Settings A (Foreign Languages&Latin)
EDF420F Student Teaching in Secondary Schools B (Foreign Languages&Latin)
or EDF421F Student Teaching in Inclusive Secondary School Settings B (Foreign Languages&Latin)
 

Notes:

1. This set of courses and internships is required for anyone who wants to obtain NYS teacher certification to teach Latin in grades 7-12, and must be completed before a degree is issued by Warner and you can obtain any of the additional NYS certifications, NYS extensions or Warner certificates identified later in this program of study form.

2. Candidates for teaching foreign language (FL) are required by the State of New York to pass Content Specialty Tests (CST). Content Specialty Tests are a component of the New York State Teacher Certification Examinations (NYSTCE). The Warner School requires that degree candidates achieve a passing score on relevant CSTs before beginning their student teaching practica (not the Field Experience). In addition, we require that FL candidates take the Oral Proficiency Examination administered by the American Council of Teachers of Foreign Language (actfl.org) and achieve a rating of Intermediate High or above before beginning their student teaching practica. The Associate Dean of Graduate Studies may waive these requirements after consultation with the Program Director and Chair of Teaching and Curriculum. ( This is a rare occurrence.)

3. Candidates interested in pursuing one of the Optional Enhancements should choose their electives strategically so as to reduce the number of additional credits needed to meet all the requirements of their chosen enhancement. Please note that field experiences and student teaching (or any course number starting with EDF) are not considered "coursework" and therefore cannot count as electives.

4. If you also choose to pursue certification in Teaching Students with Disabilities, you must complete all the internships in inclusive settings (i.e., select EDF417F, EDF419F and EDF421F).

5. One of the methods courses can be used to meet the first specialization requirement for the Advanced Certificate in Digitally-Rich Teaching in K-12 Schools.

6. Students interested in adding the UT1 certificate need to take Introduction to Urban Education in Summer A prior to student teaching, and the two UT1 seminars concurrent with their field experiences/student teaching.

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
  • Teacher Candidates Comprehensive Portfolio
  • 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)
  • Language Prerequisite (a minumum of 1 college-level course in a language other than English, or equivalent)
  • Content Prerequisite 30 credits of coursework in Latin (attach a completed Admissions Transcript Review Form or fill in the table below)