Graduate Teaching Endorsements

  • TESOL Endorsement

    The Teaching English as Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Endorsement is for anyone who holds an Ohio teaching license. This graduate-level, accredited program prepares teachers to interact with students in grades K-12 with theory and practical hands-on application. Students in the TESOL program enjoy small class sizes delivered by experienced TESOL and SIOP trained faculty. Courses are held one night a week in the fall and spring semesters with two condensed courses offered in the summer. The Capital TESOL endorsement fulfills the Ohio requirements to teach reading in ELL instruction as well.

     Education 550 -- Issues in Second Language Acquisition: Theory and Practice (4 credit hours)
     Education 560 -- Studies in English Language Structure and Linguistics (4 credit hours)
     Education 570 -- Sociolinguistics and Culture (4 credit hours)
     Education 580 -- Assessment, Evaluation and Program Development in TESOL (4 credit hours)
     Education 600 -- Practicum-Classroom observation (5 credit hours)

    Endorsement Examination - Ohio Assessment for Educators (OAE): English to Speakers of Other Languages

    Reading Endorsement

    Earn your Graduate Reading Endorsement at Capital and set yourself apart from others. Building on your previous reading foundations, you will make connections with theory as well as cutting edge best practices for your classroom through our hybrid workshop model. This state accredited endorsement will earn you the tile of “Highly Qualified” in reading in Ohio and will also give you strategies to enable your struggling readers to reach their full potential. 

     Content reading and genres
     Advanced Teaching of Writing
     Phonics, word study and literature
     Seminar in literacy research
     Literacy: Assessment and Intervention

    Format: Classes meet once every three weeks- with online learning taking place throughout. 
    Endorsement Examination: Ohio Assessment for Educators (OAE): Reading Subtests (I&II)