Summer Institute: Endorsement Options
Enhance the Value of Your Degree
Enhance your knowledge and instructional skill beyond the foundational requirements for initial licensure by choosing one of two endorsement options offered during The College of Education’s Summer Institute.
- Learn More About AU’s 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).
- Learn More About AU’s 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.