The Adolescent-to-Young Adult programs lead to licensure in grades 7-12 in the areas listed below. Choose a program below to learn more about admission and course requirements.
Integrated Language Arts
The Integrated Language Arts program prepares candidates to teach all areas of language arts in grades 7-12. The program of study includes courses in English, Communications, Journalism, and Theater. Faculty Advisor: Danielle Dani.
The Integrated Mathematics program prepares candidates to teach all areas of mathematics in grades 7-12. Examples of courses in the program of study include calculus, probability & statistics, and geometry. Faculty Advisor: Mathew Felton-Koestler
The Integrated Science program prepares candidates to teach all areas of science in grades 7-12. The areas include Earth Science, Life Science and Physical Science. Faculty Advisor: Danielle Dani
Family and Consumer Sciences
The Family and Consumer Sciences program prepares candidates to teach all areas for the Career-Technical license grades 4 - 12. The program of study includes courses in child and family studies, nutrition with science, retail merchandising and consumer/resource management, and interior architecture. Faculty Advisor: Mijeong Noh
Integrated Social Studies
The Integrated Social Studies program prepares candidates to teach all areas of social studies in grades 7-12. The program of study includes courses in history, economics, geography, and political science.
Faculty Advisor: Michael Kopish
Any student who may be registered in one of four programs of study (Early Childhood, Middle Childhood, Adolescent/Young Adult, and Special Education) may add a reading endorsement to his/her license to teach reading in K -12, inclusive. Faculty Advisor: Sara Helfrich
In the 2012 Primary Sources study conducted by the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation, despite numerous challenges, 9 out of 10 teachers were satisfied with their jobs. Why? Their love of working with children and helping them grow as learners.
Danielle Dani, Ph.D.
Allyson Hallman Thrasher
Joan Safran (emeriti-fall only)
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