General and Program Specific Requirements for Grades 7 through 9 Extensions
20. Extensions to authorize the teaching of a subject in Grades 7 through 9 for certificates in childhood education (grades 1 through 6)
General requirements: N/A
The program shall include the following:
(i) 30 semester hours in the subject to be taught; and
(ii) 6 semester hours in early adolescent development and the application of diverse instructional strategies in middle childhood education, including interdisciplinary teaching and teaming of students and faculty to maximize student learning.