Practitioner Concentration, Elementary Education Specialization (Job-Embedded Program)
The MS in Teacher Education, Practitioner Concentration, Elementary Education Specialization is a fully online program for college graduates who are currently employed or seeking employment as non-licensed teachers. To complete the program and teacher licensure requirements, you must be hired by a local school district and complete a minimum of one year (10 months) of full-time teaching.
|MS in Teacher Education, Practitioner Concentration, Elementary Education Specialization||Credit Hours|
|EDUC 576 – Practicum in Classroom Teaching (continuous enrollment) (at least 1 hour for duration of program of study; 3 hours in at least one semester)||6-8|
|Concentration: Elementary Education courses|
|TPTE 593 (starting Fall 2022, JEP candidates will register for ELED 522)||3|
Amy Broemmel, associate professor, elementary education team co-lead and job embedded practitioner co-coordinator (elementary education)
Jennifer Jordan, clinical associate professor and elementary education team co-lead
Kristin Rearden, professor and math education team co-lead
Amanda Rigell, clinical assistant professor, elementary education, and job embedded practitioner co-coordinator (elementary education)
The Elementary Education programs are aligned to the national standards provided by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and the Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (INTASC), as well as to the State of Tennessee Educator Preparation Provider Literacy Standards.
Thirty to thirty-eight credit hours are required to fulfill the requirements for the Master of Science, Practitioner Concentration. Students must complete licensure requirements within three years. Students completing the MS in Teacher Education, Practitioner Concentration, Elementary education specialization earn both the MS degree and their Tennessee teaching license.