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  • Middle School Certification

The Middle School Certificate is a three-course sequence for licensed teachers leading to endorsement in the state of Rhode Island as a middle school teacher (grades 5-8) in one of the following content areas: Mathematics, English, Science, Social Studies, or Foreign Languages. Teacher candidates in Elementary or Secondary education at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as certified Elementary or Secondary school teachers are eligible for this program and the resulting certification. Candidates must have completed at least 21 semester hours in the content areas of Mathematics, English, Science, or Social Studies.

The program consists of nine credits of course work and a supervised field experience in a middle school.

EDU 381/541 Young Adolescent Development  
EDU 382/542 Middle School Curriculum and School Organization  
EDU 383/543 Applied Middle School Instruction and Assessment