Middle Childhood Education
Advising for Middle Childhood Education Students:
For program advising, contact the adviser listed on your DARS report. For course selection advising, please always review your own DARS and make a list of the courses that you have the prerequisites for and that meet your schedule before bringing it to your advisor.
EDTE 1500 must be taken by everyone before you are allowed to take any other education courses.
Take the following courses in order to be admitted to the Professional Education Program:
PSYCH 1010 a Tier I math course a Tier I composition course
You must also meet the following requirements for admission to Professional Education:
An - accumulation of 45 quarter hours or 30 semester hours of coursework with a GPA of 2.75 or higher
- passing scores on the Praxis I test (Reading 173, Writing 172, Math 173)
an ACT score of 21 or above
an SAT score of 990 or above
· - a valid FBI and BCI clearance
- results of a tuberculosis test within the last year
A Professional Education Application can be found under "Useful Links"
Clinical Field Experiences
The following junior and senior level Middle Childhood Education Courses require clinical field experiences throughout the semester:
Be prepared to commit 40 hours (one half day a week) throughout the semester if you are registered for one of these classes during a single semester.
Be prepared to commit 80 hours (one whole day or two half days a week) throughout the semester if you are registered for two or more of these classes during a single semester.
To be eligible for clinical experience, you must have been admitted to Professional Education status and have already completed EDTE 1500 and EDTE 2000. You must have a valid FBI and BCI clearance on file in the Field Experience Coordinator’s Office at Ohio University Lancaster before you will be placed in a field experience classroom.
Please contact Jane Hart at 335 Brasee Hall or email: email@example.com for field experience information and placement for your clinical experiences.
Application for Advanced Standing: you may submit this form in the semester that you complete all the requirements for Advanced Standing status. Make sure you have the current BCI&I and or FBI background reports on file at Athens. Always review your DARS to see where you stand and what you need to fulfill the requirements. Advanced standing status is required to take any 300-level education course.
There is a link to the application on this website under “Useful Links.”
Professional Internship: The Professional Internship is the culminating clinical experience in your Middle Childhood Education Program. You are required to submit the Professional Internship Application by Nov. 1 of the academic year prior to your intended internship year. The application form will be completed online. The Professional Internship is an Athens course and Athens tuition fees will apply. You should register for the section of the course that is taught by the Lancaster supervisor of the Professional Internship, Paula Brown. There is a link to the application on this website under “Useful Links.”
Praxis II: Test Code numbers for the required tests can be found on this website found under "Useful Links" Click on “Practice II Tests for Middle Childhood Licensure.”
Reading Endorsement: This endorsement is now offered only through completion of a graduate level course sequence. Please be aware that your Middle Childhood license already qualifies you to teach reading in grades 4-8. The graduate reading endorsement further qualifies you as a reading specialist.
Middle Childhood Generalist Endorsement: In addition to your middle childhood education degree, you may be able to add a 4th through 6th grade teaching endorsement, adding other content areas to the two areas already included in your MCE license. However, please be aware that this endorsement may not continue to be offered indefinitely in Ohio. For current information please check the website for the Ohio Department of Education
The MCE Generalist Endorsement currently enables you to add either one or two content areas. The course requirements for the Middle Childhood Generalist Endorsement are listed on the website of the Patton College of Education.
Dr. Kaye M. Martin
Middle Childhood Education Coordinator
Information about the faculty
Middle Childhood Education
Kaye Martin, Coordinator
Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Office: 525 Brasee Hall
T. : (740) 654-6711 ext. 237
M.A., The Ohio State University
Office: 331 Brasee Hall
T. : (740)654-6711 ext.636
Field Experience and Internship Personnel
Field Placement Coordinator
335 Brasee Hall
740-654-6711 x 641
Professional Internship in Teaching Supervisor
335 Brasee Hallbrownp2@ohio.edu
Tentative Semester Planner Information
|EDMC 3000||Introduction to Middle Childhood Education||X||X||X|
|EDMC 3010||Curriculum Development in Middle Childhood||X||X||X|
|EDMC 3100||Teaching Middle Childhood Language Arts||X||X||X|
|EDMC 3100L||Teaching Middle Childhood Language Arts - Lab||X||X||X|
|EDMC 3300||Teaching Middle Childhood Mathematics||X||X||X|
|EDMC 3300L||Teaching Middle Childhood Mathematics - Lab||X||X||X|
|EDMC 3400||Teaching Middle Childhood Science||X||X||X|
|EDMC 3400L||Teaching Middle Childhood Science - Lab||X||X||X|
|EDMC 3500||Teaching Middle Childhood Social Studies||X||X||X|
|EDMC 3500L||Teaching Middle Childhood Social Studies - Lab||X||X||X|
|EDTE 1500||Introduction to Teacher Education||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|EDTE 2000||Learning and Human Development||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|EDTE 2010||Characteristics of Learners with Exceptionalities||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|EDTE 2020||Field Experience in Education||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|EDTE 2200||Phonics and the Structure of Language||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|EDTE 3250||Literature-Centered Developmental Reading Instruction||X||X||X|
|EDTE 3720||Instructional Adaptations for Middle Childhood Learners with Exceptionalities and Diverse Needs||X||X||X|
|EDTE 4200||Teaching Reading in the Content Areas & English Language Learners||X||X||X|
|EDTE 4210||Foundations of Reading Instruction, Diagnosis, and Remediation for Classroom Teachers||X||X||X|