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Teacher Education: Supplemental Endorsements

Supplemental endorsements require that the student already be getting a teaching certificate in one or more of the primary endorsement areas. These extra endorsements allow the prospective teacher to increase their earning potential by adding extra skills valued by schools in the current educational environment.


Completing the 15 credits of online coursework for an English as a Second Language (ESL) teaching endorsement gives current and prospective educators a flexible learning option that facilitates their success with English Language Learners (ELL) in diverse classrooms, improves their marketability, and increases their earning potential.

This supplemental endorsement is available at both the graduate and undergraduate level.

Early Childhood

Completing the 7 credits of coursework in Early Childhood education gives the prospective teacher an endorsement that facilitates their success with students grades K-3. These skills are highly sought after for teachers at these grade levels in the educational system.


Completing the 12 credits of coursework in Coaching gives the current or prospective educator the ability to coach interscholastic athletic events for participants in grades 7 through 12.

Total Endorsement Credits 12-15

English Language Learner

ED 481 English Language Learner Methods (3)
ED 482 Assess & Evaluation of Second Language Learners (3)
ED 483 ELL Practicum (3)
HU 210 Introduction to Linguistics (3)
SS 214 Cultural Anthropology (3)

Students must also present evidence of competency in a foreign
language equivalent to two years of high school level or two
semesters (6 credits) of college level foreign language.


PE 101 Introduction to Health & Wellness (2)
PE 200 Cardiovascular Training 1 (1)
PE 210 Cardiovascular Training 2 (1)
PE 220 Strength Training 1 (1)
PC 230 Strength Training 2 (1)
PE 300 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries (3)
PE 400 Concepts of Coaching and Officiating* (3)

*This course is taken at Iowa Western Community College in Council
Bluffs, IA.
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