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 and Linda Rice
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 Advisors: Frans Doppen and 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, PhD
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