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Add a Special Endorsement to your Teaching License

Endorsements

To meet teacher demand, Sierra Nevada College is offering accelerated, specially priced graduate programs for Special Endorsements.

Contact graduateadmissions@sierranevada.edu for other endorsement options at SNC.


Other Certification & Professional Development Courses


Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) Endorsement

Learn the concepts and classroom skills to teach English language learners effectively. Explore research-based strategies that use the principles of English language development to enhance learning for all your students.

These courses are part of the NV Dept. of Education TESL Endorsement requirements. Coursework aligns with InTASC standards.
Cost: $900 per class ($300/credit)
Location: Online

TESL Courses Spring 2019

TESL 562: Developing Curriculum for Non-Native English Speaking Students (3 credits)
February 4 – March 24, 2019

TESL 563: Methods and Materials for Teaching Non-Native English Speaking Students (3 credits)
February 4 – March 24, 2019

TESL 561: Assessment and Evaluation of English Language Learners (3 credits)
March 25 – May 12, 2019

TESL 564: Theories of Language Development, Structure and Acquisition (3 credits)
March 25 – May 12, 2019


Administrator of a School Endorsement

The Nevada Dept. of Education has upgraded the Administrator of a School endorsement to 36 credit requirements. Get your endorsement AND your master’s degree with the same amount of work in our Master’s of Education in Administration program!


Autism Endorsement

Cost: $525 per class ($175/credit)
Location: Las Vegas Campus
Spring Schedule: Alternate weekends, Fridays 4 – 7 pm and Saturdays 8 am – 3 pm
Summer Schedule: Meets daily, 9 am – 3 pm

Autism Endorsement Courses Spring 2019:

AUTS 501: Characteristics of Pupils with Autism (3 credits)
January 25 – 26, February 8 – 9, February 22 – 23, March 8 – 9

AUTS 503: Communication and Language Development in Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (3 credits)
March 29 – 30, April 5 – 6, April 26 – 27, May 10 – 11

Autism Endorsement Courses Summer 2019:

AUTS 504: Augmentative Alternative Communication and Instruction (3 credits)
June 3 – 6 & 10 – 12

AUTS 505: Curriculum Development and Methods and Strategies for Teaching Students with Autism (3 credits)
June 24 – 27 & July 8 – 10


Gifted & Talented Education (GATE) Endorsement

Cost: $525 per class ($175/credit)
Location: Las Vegas Campus
Spring Schedule: Alternate weekends, Fridays 4 – 7 pm and Saturdays 8 am – 3 pm
Summer Schedule: Meets daily, 9 am – 3 pm

GATE Courses Spring 2019:

GTED 563: Characteristics and Social and Emotional Needs of the Gifted and Talented Learners (3 credits)
January 25 – 26, February 8 – 9, February 22 – 23, March 8 – 9

GTED 562: Curriculum Development for Gifted and Talented Learners (3 credits)
March 29 – 30, April 5 – 6, April 26 – 27, May 10 – 11

GATE Courses Summer 2019:

GTED 560: Methods and Strategies for Teaching Gifted and Talented Learners (3 credits)
June 3 – 6 & 10 – 12

GTED 561: Assessment and Programs for Gifted and Talented Learners (3 credits)
June 24 – 27 & July 8 – 10



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