April 23, 2018

MIDDLE SCHOOL ENDORSEMENT CHANGES

Beginning February 1, 2018:

 All “New” middle grades endorsements will be earned by completing an Illinois approved middle grades program; and

 All “Subsequent” middle grades endorsements will be earned by completing 21 semester hours of content-specific coursework, 3 semester hours of content-specific methodology coursework focused on the middle grades, and passing the applicable content area test(s).

Also, beginning February 1, 2018, middle grades endorsements will be available to educators prepared as middle grades educators at out-of-state institutions.

These endorsements allow educators to teach specific content areas in grades 5-8.

For more information on these Middle School endorsements click here