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- Gifted Intervention Specialist Endorsement
The Gifted Intervention Specialist Endorsement prepares you to teach gifted and talented students, and supervise and improve programs for gifted and talented students in Ohio K-12 schools. Completing this 18-hour program will teach you the eight Ohio Department of Education Teacher Competencies and prepare you for the Ohio Assessments for Educators (OAE) Gifted Education test (053).
- Graduate Reading Endorsement
Qualifies you to teach students under the provisions of the Ohio Third Year Guarantee. It consists of 15 semester hours of graduate coursework. You must have completed 12 hours of literacy coursework (undergraduate or graduate), including an approved phonics course, prior to beginning your program.
- Technology Director Endorsement
The Technology Director Endorsement is an 18-credit hour endorsement including an updated curriculum that is ISTE-accredited and aligned to professional technology standards. You will be equipped with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to teach technology applications. Ashland University students have a 100% pass rate on the OAE Computer/Tech I & II subtests.
- TESOL Endorsement
This 15-hour Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Endorsement is tailored to prepare you to meet the needs of English Language Learners and students with limited English proficiency in the classrooms. The program will help you gain instructional knowledge, assessment skills, and a deep understanding of cultural and linguistic diversity.