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Recommended Timeline and Sequence

Alternative Certification, Option 6 (Track I)

For candidates with a certifiable major who are currently teaching in their designated content area.

Year I
Fall I
(Semester 1)
Spring I
(Semester 2)
Summer I
(Semester 3)
Summer II
(Semester 4)
EDM 536A (6)
Mentored Teaching I
EDM 536B (4)
Mentored Teaching II
EDM 511 (2)
Human Growth
EDM 520 (3)
Literacy
EDM 512 (3)
Methods
EDM 515 (2)
Classroom Management
EDM 517 (2)
Special Education
EDM 528A (2)
Curriculum Design and Assessment
  EDM 510 (2)
Foundations
   
9 Total Hours 8 Total Hours 4 Total Hours 5 Total Hours


Year II
Fall II
(Semester 5)
Spring II
(Semester 6)
EDM 505 (2)
Instructional Technology
EDM 536C (4)
Mentored Teaching III
EDM 518 (2)
Multicultural Education
EDM 528B (1)
Action Research
EDM 536C (4)
Mentored Teaching III (non-credit)
 
4 Total Hours 5 Total Hours

35 Total Hours for Program

PRAXIS Requirements: (1) Students must have a passing score on PRAXIS II Content Knowledge before admission. Failure to pass the PRAXIS II Content exam will prevent issuance of the temporary provisional certificate. (2) Students must have a passing score on the appropriate PRAXIS II Principles of Learning and Teaching Test before enrolling in the last class of the program.

Not passing the PRAXIS II Content Exam will prevent issuing of the Statement of Eligibility required to participate in the Kentucky Teacher Internship Program. Students must successfully pass KTIP in order to receive the first five-year professional certificate.

Traditional Alternative Program (Track II)

For candidates with a certifiable major who are not currently teaching in their designated content area or who are currently employed in another profession.

Year I
Fall I
(Semester 1)
Spring I
(Semester 2)
Summer I
(Semester 3)
Summer II
(Semester 4)
EDM 551 (2)
Field Studies
EDM 515 (2)
Classroom Management
EDM 511 (2)
Human Growth
EDM 520 (3)
Literacy
EDM 512 (3)
Methods
EDM 510 (2)
Foundations
EDM 517 (2)
Special Education
EDM 528A (2)
Curriculum & Assessment
5 Total Hours 4 Total Hours 4 Total Hours 5 Total Hours

Year II
Fall II
(Semester 5)
Spring II
(Semester 6)
EDM 505 (2)
Instructional Technology
EDM 535 (12)
Supervised Teaching Experience
EDM 518 (2)
Multicultural Education
EDM 528B (1)
Action Research
4 Total Hours 13 Total Hours

35 Total Hours for Program

PRAXIS Requirements: (1) Students must have a passing score on PRAXIS II Content Knowledge before admission. (2) Students must have a passing score on the appropriate PRAXIS II Principles of Learning and Teaching Test before enrolling in the last class of the program.