Middle Childhood Generalist Endorsement

(grades 4-6)

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When added to their Middle Childhood Licensure, this endorsement enables middle childhood educators to obtain the ability to teach additional content areas in grades 4-6. This program is available as either an undergraduate program or a standalone post-baccalaureate program.

Candidates may select on or more of the following content areas in which to obtain the Middle Childhood Generalist Endorsement.

Mathematics (9 hours)
ED320 Principles of Middle Childhood Mathematics
ED342 Teaching Mathematics in the Middle School
MA115 Principles of Geometry

Social Studies (9 hours)
ED344 Teaching Social Studies in the Middle School
GE232 World Geography
HI345 The Ohio Area

Science (11 hours)
ED343 Teaching Science in the Middle School
NS200 Earth in the Cosmos
NS201 Development of Life on Earth

Reading/Language Arts (10 hours)
EN270 Advanced Composition
ED341 Adolescent Literature
ED345 Integrated Reading/Language Arts Methods: Middle School



The Faculty

Clarissa Barnes, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Special Education,
Director of Hench Autism Studies Program 
419-783-2355 | cbarnes@defiance.edu

Jo Ann Burkhardt, Ph.D.,  Professor of Education
419-783-2315 | jburkhardt@defiance.edu | Profile

Fred Coulter, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Education
419-783-2416 | fcoulter@defiance.edu | Profile

Rachel Eicher, Assistant Professor of Practice of Early Childhood Education
419-783-2373 | reicher@defiance.edu