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Rank I Program in Secondary Education

Major: SE
Degree Awarded: NON
Unit: GE
Program Webpage: http://louisville.edu/education/degrees/rank


Program Information

Program Admission Procedure

  • Hold Certification in an 8-12, P-12, or 5-12 area and Masters of Rank II equivalency.
  • Admission to School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies.


Curriculum


Rank I Program in Secondary Education Advanced Practitioner

(For students who have earned a Masters degree)

Inquiry (3 hours) 3
ELFH 600 Introduction to Research Methods & Statistics  
Advocacy  
Leadership (3 hours) 3
EDAP 606 (take in first semester of enrollment)  
ELFH 603 Administrative Leadership in a Reform Environment  
EDAP 624 Curriculum Theory  
EDAP 625 Social and Ethical Development of Teaching  
EDAP 677 Teacher Leader: Coaching  
The Multicultural Learner (3 hours) 3
EDAP 642 Literacy learning & Cultural Differences  
EDAP 626 Affirming Diversity  
EDTP 503 Developing Cross-Cultural Competence  
SOC 630 Sociology of Education  
PAS 529 Teacher Institute on African-American Issues Or other diversity course in consultation with advisor  
AREA OF EMPHASIS 12
EDAP 680 Capstone Course 3
Electives (6 hours) 6
Minimum total hours: 30
Exit Requirements: Portfolio or National Board Certification.  

Midpoint Requirement: Candidates are required to submit a mid-program portfolio to a faculty advisor at the completion of 15 credit hours of coursework. The faculty advisor will assess the candidate's portfolio which must be at the target or satisfactory level. If this mid-point portfolio requirement is not met, a candidate will be prohibited from course registration beyond 15 credit hours.

Notes
1. Minimum of 18 hours in 600-level courses is required.
2. Transfer credit must be officially accepted by the advisor (maximum of 6 hours) - final acceptance is dependent up receipt of official transcripts.
3. A maximum of 6 hours taken in non-degree status can be applied toward a master's degree (upon approval of advisor).
4. To complete the program, students must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average. No credit shall be accepted for carrying a grade lower than a "C." Rank I in Secondary Education Professional Program (Fulfills the requirements for the M.Ed. in Secondary Education)

Rank I in Secondary Education Professional Program

(Fulfills the requirements for the M.Ed. in Secondary Education)

Inquiry (6 hours) 6
EDAP 606 Orientation and Readings  
ELFH 600 Introduction to Research Methods & Statistics  
Leadership and change (3 hours) 3
EDAP 607 Leadership and Change  
ELFH 603 Administrative Leadership in a Reform Environment  
EDAP 624 Curriculum Theory  
EDAP 625 Social and Ethical Development of Teaching  
Diversity (3 hours) 3
EDAP 642 Literacy Learning & Cultural Differences  
EDTL 626 Affirming Diversity  
EDTP 503 Developing Cross-Cultural Competence  
AREA OF EMPHASIS 12
EDAP 680 Capstone Course 3
Electives 3
Minimum total hours 30
 

Notes:
1. Minimum of 18 hours in 600-level courses is required.
2. Transfer credit must be officially accepted by the advisor (maximum of 6 hours) - final acceptance is dependent upon receipt of official transcripts.
3. A maximum of six hours taken in non-degree status can be applied toward a Rank I-Med degree (upon approval of advisor).
4. To complete the program, students must have a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. No credit shall be accepted for carrying a grade lower than a "C."



Departmental Faculty


Jenny Bay-Williams
Professor, Mathematics Education

Chair of Middle/Secondary Education Department

Nina Beck

Instructor; Early Childhood Education

Peggy Brooks
Instructor

Kentucky Teacher Internship Program Coordinator

E. Todd Brown

Associate Professor, Mathematics Education

Sherri Brown
Associate Professor, Science Education

Assistant Chair of Early Childhood and Elementary Education Department

William Bush
Professor, Mathematics Education

Director of Center for Research in Mathematics and Science Teacher Division

Janet Calvert
Instructor, Alternative Certification

Coordinator of Alternative Certification Program

Betty Doyle

Instructor, Early Childhood Education

Penny Howell

Assistant Professor, Literacy and Middle Grades Education

Jill Jacobi-Vessels

Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Education

Deborah Jinkins

Instructor, Early Childhood Education

Karen Karp

Professor, Mathematics Education

Diane Kyle
Professor, Elementary Curriculum

Chair of Early Childhood and Elementary Education Department

Ann Larson
Professor, English Education

Vice Dean

Stefanie Livers

Instructor, Mathematics Education

Maggie McGatha
Associate Professor, Mathematics Education

Assistant Chair of Middle and Secondary Education Department

Lori Norton-Meier

Associate Professor, Reading Education

Susan Peters

Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education

Bob Ronau

Professor, Mathematics Education

Gina Schack

Professor, Gifted Education

Caroline Sheffield

Assistant Professor, Social Studies Education

Christine Sherretz

Assistant Professor, Literacy Education

Melissa Shirley

Assistant Professor, Science Education

Steve Swan

Instructor, Instructional Technology, Special Education

Shelley Thomas

Assistant Professor, Social Studies Education

Thomas Tretter
Associate Professor, Science Education

Director of Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium

Ingrid Weiland

Assistant Professor, Science Education

Jean Wolph
Instructor, Literacy
Director of Louisville Writing Project

 



Contact Information

Secondary Education

Department of Teaching and Learning
(502)852-6593
 

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