Education Endorsements

Adding an endorsement to a degree in education empowers students to take their education and career even further by choosing an additional specialized subject area and/or grade level they are qualified to teach.

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Additional teaching endorsements are especially valuable to BVU graduates as they gain further in-depth knowledge in an area of their choice, increasing their marketability and success in the classroom. BVU students teach all over the world, and use their experiences student teaching, volunteering, and working at organizations such as Faith, Hope, and Charity for children with special needs.

Education students may choose from the following endorsements:

  • Coaching
  • Art K-8 & 5-12
  • Middle school 5-8
  • Pre-K/Kindergarten
  • Health
  • Reading K-8
  • Reading 5-12
  • Special education
  • Strategist I K-8
  • Strategist II K-12 cognitive & learning/behavioral
  • Teaching English as a second language
  • STEM K-8 & 5-8

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Leaders

BVU produces students that hold leadership positions within schools and other organizations. Our alumni have risen to positions such as guidance counselors, academic coaches, principals, superintendents, and more.

Goals

An elementary education major at BVU embeds a reading endorsement giving graduating students an advantage in the job market and the classroom.

Prepared

No matter what discipline you are passionate about, BVU ensures students have the tools principals require.

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Storm Lake Schools

A Dream for ESL and More

Want to teach students whose home language isn’t English? See how it’s done in Storm Lake Elementary School where 14 different first languages are spoken. Want to work with children on all levels of the Autism spectrum? Spend time in a local special education classroom and apply BVU classroom knowledge yourself. Think you may want to coach a sport one day that you also cared about in high school? Coach a local tournament team or volunteer at middle school student practices. An endorsement will take your career and passion for teaching to the next level.

Diverse Experiences

Share your caring heart and passion for teaching by training service dogs in Florida over spring break, then add it to your resume.

Explore Different Cultures

Travel to South Korea to help students learn English, and learn a little of another language while you’re abroad with friends.

Student Teach

Student teach in a classroom and spend some extra time teaching students who need a little extra help with reading after school.

Endorsement: Exercise Science Coaching (12 Credit Hours)
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Endorsement: English as a Second Language K-12 (26-29 Credit Hours)
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Endorsement: Middle School 5-8 (32-35 Credit Hours)
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Endorsement: Pre-Kindergarten/Kindergarten (27 Credit Hours)
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Endorsement: Reading K-8 (24 Credit Hours)
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Endorsement: Reading 5-12 (24 Credit Hours)
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Endorsement: Instructional Strategist I, With Teaching Licensure K-8
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Endorsement: Instructional Strategist I, With Teaching Licensure 5-12
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Endorsement: Instructional Strategist II, Significant Support Needs K-12 Learning/Behavioral (40 Credit Hours)
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Endorsement: Instructional Strategist II, Significant Support Needs K-12 Cognitive (40 Credit Hours)
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Endorsement: Teaching English as a Second Language
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Endorsement: STEM K-8 (26-34 Credit Hours)
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Endorsement STEM 5-8 (26-34 Credit Hours)
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Faculty

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Dr. John Bedward
Associate Professor of Education
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Dr. Brittany Garling
Assistant Professor of Education
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Alaina Tuttle
Instructor of Education- TESL
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