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Graduate Teaching Endorsements

  • TESOL Endorsement

    The Teaching English as Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Endorsement is for anyone who holds an Ohio teaching license. This graduate-level, accredited program prepares teachers to interact with students in grades K-12 with theory and practical hands-on application. Students in the TESOL program enjoy small class sizes delivered by experienced TESOL and SIOP trained faculty. Courses are held one night a week in the fall and spring semesters with two condensed courses offered in the summer. The Capital TESOL endorsement fulfills the Ohio requirements to teach reading in ELL instruction as well.

    Course Requirements
     COURSE REQUIREMENTS
     Education 550 -- Issues in Second Language Acquisition: Theory and Practice (4 credit hours)
     Education 560 -- Studies in English Language Structure and Linguistics (4 credit hours)
     Education 570 -- Sociolinguistics and Culture (4 credit hours)
     Education 580 -- Assessment, Evaluation and Program Development in TESOL (4 credit hours)
     Education 600 -- Practicum-Classroom observation (5 credit hours)

    Endorsement Examination - Ohio Assessment for Educators (OAE): English to Speakers of Other Languages


    Reading Endorsement

    Earn your Graduate Reading Endorsement at Capital and set yourself apart from others. Building on your previous reading foundations, you will make connections with theory as well as cutting edge best practices for your classroom through our hybrid workshop model. This state accredited endorsement will earn you the tile of “Highly Qualified” in reading in Ohio and will also give you strategies to enable your struggling readers to reach their full potential. 

    Course Requirements
    COURSE REQUIREMENTS
     Education 511 -- Content Reading and Genres (4 credit hours)
     Education 521 -- Advanced Teaching of Writing (4 credit hours)
     Education 531 -- Phonics, Word Study and Literature (4 credit hours)
     Education 541 -- Seminar in Literacy Research (4 credit hours)
     Education 551 -- Assessment and Intervention (4 credit hours)

    Format: Classes meet once every three weeks- with online learning taking place throughout. 
    Prerequisites: Prior reading hours required - amount based on your licensure type
    Endorsement Examination: Ohio Assessment for Educators (OAE): Reading Subtests (I&II)

     


    Tuition, Fees, and Financial Aid

     

    Our tuition and fees classes are charged per credit hour. The current tuition and fees schedule for Adult and Graduate education can be found on our Tuition and Fees page. 
    Please note: Federal Financial Aid is not available. Check with your district for fee waivers and tuition assistance.