Endorsement in K-8 Education
The K-8 Endorsement is designed for teachers who possess a current Alaska teaching certificate and wish to earn an endorsement for elementary and middle school (K-8) teaching. All of the courses are offered by eLearning throughout Alaska. The teacher’s transcripts and experience will be evaluated and an appropriate program of studies will be prepared. The Endorsement will include courses or course equivalency for the content and methodology of K-8 instruction.
Courses: (Minimum 12 credits)
|ED 230||3||Educational Technology|
|ED 320A, C or D||1||Art, Music or Drama in the K-8 curriculum|
|ED 320B||1||PE in K-8 curriculum|
|ALST 603||3||Alaska Literature for Children and Young Adults|
|ECE 661||3||Young Children and Literacy|
|ED 615||3||Literacy in Intermediate and Middle School Classrooms|
|ED 616||3||Math in K-8 Classroom|
|ED 617||3||Science in K-8 Classroom|
|ED 618||3||Social Studies in K-8 Classroom|
|ED 619||3||Classroom Management and Discipline|
|EDSE 482||3||The Inclusive Classroom|
|ED 688||3||Student Teaching (3-6 credits depending on current teaching assignment and elementary experience)|
Advisors maintain the responsibility to make substitutions and to waive classes as necessary and reasonable with the Dean’s signature as approval.
Applying to the K-8 Education Endorsement Area
1. Current Alaska Teaching Certificate (includes passing Praxis I scores and certificate requirements for Alaska
Studies and Multicultural Education)
2. Two current letters of recommendation from professionals in education
3. Statement of Professional Objectives
4. A resume demonstrating successful teaching
Please send all admission documents via email to the School of Education Student Services Assistant.
By Mail to:Student Services AssistantUAS, School of Education11120 Glacier Hwy, HB 202Juneau, Alaska 99801