To be highly qualified for elementary grades, teachers certified as 4-8 Math, 4-8 Math-Science, 4-8 English Language Arts Reading-Social Studies, or EC-12 Special Education are now required to take and pass a generalist exam. Since this new federal requirement affects Sam Houston State University graduates and some current students, three optional preparation activities will be available to prepare graduates/candidates for taking the EC-6 Generalist Examination.
Option 1: An online graduate level class is available during Summer I 2010. Application to graduate school is required to take this course. ($20 Standard Application Fee) Graduate Program Information After being accepted into a selected degree program, candidates should register for RDG 587.02 CID# 7853.
Option 2: A one-week workshop focused on test preparation is offered to current students and 4-8 Texas certified teachers June 7th through June 11th.
Option 3: A one-week workshop, with independent assignments of graduate-level work will also be offered June 7th through June 11th. Application to graduate school is required to take this course. ($20 Standard Application Fee) Graduate Program Information After being accepted into a selected degree program, candidates should register for RDG 587.01 CID# 7369.
Please note that if you would like to register for one of these options or would like to receive more information on a particular option, please complete our contact information form and specify your option preference as well as your area of specialization.
Once you have completed and printed the contact information form you may return it by fax at (936) 294-3997, email to Jessie Jennings at email@example.com , or in person at the Educator Preparation Services front desk within the Teacher Education Center, Room 217.