The School of Education's middle grades extended certification program is well-grounded both in current research on middle level education and in best practice in the professional preparation of pre-service and in-service teachers. The program is based upon the Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) standards.
The middle grades extended certification is valid for service in grades 5-8 in the content areas of mathematics, English, science, or social studies.
Secondary students interested in a middle grades certification extension should consult with their primary advisors:
Elementary students interested in a middle grades certification extension should consult with their primary education advisor:
Congratulations to the 2014 Desposito Scholarship award winners Olivia Chaves, Secondary Education, English and Erica Ball, Physical Education.