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Add a Special Endorsement to your Teaching License

Endorsements

Sierra Nevada University is offering accelerated, specially priced Special Endorsement graduate courses outside our degree programs.

  • No prerequisites or program enrollment required.
  • Scheduled for the convenience of working professionals.
  • Authorized through the Nevada Dept. of Education.

Just $175 per credit! unless otherwise noted.
A partial payment of $50 per course is required to register. Payment (in full or payment plan) is required before the start of the course.

For other endorsement questions or options at SNU, including Special Education (SPED) and Administration, please contact teach@sierranevada.edu.


New!   Social, Emotional, & Academic Development (SEAD) Endorsement

Location: Online

SEAD Endorsement Courses:

SEAD 501: Introduction to Social, Emotional, and Academic Development Skills (3 credits)

SEAD 502: Practices that Support Nevada Policies, Equity, and Critical Issues (3 credits)

SEAD 503: Methods & Curriculum for Modeling, Teaching, & Implementing SEAD (3 credits)

SEAD 504: Assessments, Evaluations, Monitoring and Improvement Planning (3 credits)

SEAD Fall 2020 Schedule:

  • SEAD 501: October 19 – December 6
  • SEAD 502: August 31 – October 18

English Language Acquisition and Development (ELAD) Endorsement

(Formerly TESL)
Location: Online

ELAD Endorsement Courses:

ELAD 561: Assessment and Evaluation of English Language Learners (3 credits)

ELAD 562: Methods and Curriculum for Teaching English Language Learners (3 credits)

ELAD 563E: Policies, Critical Issues and Best Practices for English Language Learners in Prekindergarten and Elementary School (2 credits)
ELAD 563S: Policies, Critical Issues and Best Practices for English Language Learners in Secondary Schools (2 credits)

ELAD 564: Language Acquisition Theory and Development Practices (3 credits)

ELAD 590: ELAD Practicum (1 credit)

ELAD Fall 2020 Schedule – Online

  • ELAD 561: August 31 – October 18
  • ELAD 562: October 19 – December 6
  • ELAD 563E: August 31 – October 18
  • ELAD 563S: August 31 – October 18
  • ELAD 590: August 31 – December 13

Autism Endorsement

Location: Online

Autism Endorsement Courses:

AUTS 501 Characteristics of Pupils with Autism (3 credits)

AUTS 503 Communication and Language Development in Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (3 credits)

AUTS 504 Augmentative Alternative Communication and Instruction (3 credits)

AUTS 505 Curriculum Development and Methods and Strategies for Teaching Students with Autism (3 credits)

AUTS Fall 2020 Schedule

  • AUTS 501 October 23 – December 12

Gifted & Talented Education (GATE) Endorsement

Location: Online

GATE Endorsement Courses:

GTED 560 Methods and Strategies for Teaching Gifted and Talented Learners (3 credits)

GTED 561 Assessment and Programs for Gifted and Talented Learners (3 credits)

GTED 562 Curriculum Development in Content Ares for Gifted and Talented Learners (3 credits)

GTED 563 Characteristics and Needs of the Gifted and Talented Learners (3 credits)

GATE Fall 2020 Schedule

  • GTED 563 October 23 – December 12

Other Certification & Professional Development Courses

Register for Endorsement Courses

Just $175 per credit!
A partial payment of $50 per course is required to register. Payment (in full or payment plan) is required before the start of the course

For other other endorsement questions or options at SNU, including Special Education (SPED) and Administration, please contact teach@sierranevada.edu.

Any sections not listed are unavailable. Upcoming sections are added as they open for registration.

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