Supervisory Endorsement Program

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Students who graduated on or after May 1999 from WPU with an M. Ed. in Reading or Education (concentrations: Bilingual/ESL, Early Childhood, Educational Media, Language Arts, Learning Technologies, Special Education, Social Studies. or Teaching Children Math) may now take the six additional credits in EDLP for certification as long as they completed the courses listed for that program (below). The courses completed must have had the same alpha and numeric listing as those on the control sheet. This endorsement is required for supervisors of instruction who do not hold a standard school administrator or principal endorsement. The supervisor shall be defined as any school officer who is charged with authority and responsibility for the continuing direction and guidance of the work of the instructional personnel. This endorsement also authorizes appointment as an "assistant superintendent in charge of curriculum and/or instruction.

If you are matriculated at WPUNJ and are currently taking courses towards the degrees listed above, you may take EDLP 604 and 609 after graduating. You may contact the Office of Graduate Studies for the appropriate application for an additional endorsement program. The Office of Certification will process your application for the supervisory endorsement.

Advisor: Anthony Bundy
bundya@wpunj.edu
Phone: x3974
Office: V4079

Entry Requirements

To apply for the additional supervisory endorsement at WPUNJ you must have:

  • A standard New Jersey instructional license or its equivalent
  • Completed three years of documented full-time public school teaching experience
  • completed a Master's Degree from WPUNJ since 1999 in the following concentrations and with the listed required courses.

Program Requirements: 12 Credits

Course Number and Title

Credits

REQUIRED COURSES - You must also complete the following two graduate courses offered through the Department of Educational Leadership:

 
EDLP 6040 Curriculum Design: Theory and Practice 3
EDLP 6090 Supervision and Evaluation: Performance Appraisal ( former title prior to Fall 2006 accepted) 3
   

ELECTIVE COURSES - Maximum of 6 credits

M. Ed. in Bilingual/ESL (Maximum 6 credits)  
TBED 6400: Content Area Instruction and Assessment in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 3
TBED 6410 Methods, Materials, and Assessment in TESOL 3
TBED 6450 Content Areeas in Bilingual Education 3
   
M. Ed. in Ed. -- Early Childhood  
CIEC 6020: Curriculum Development and Classroom Management in Early Childhood Education 3
CIEC 6340: Issues in Early Childhood Education 3
   
M. Ed. in Ed. -- Language Arts  
CIEE 6030: Language Arts in the Elementary School 3
CIRL 6170: Children's Literacy in the 21st Century (formerly Introduction to Literacy in the Technology Age) 3
   
M. Ed. in Ed. -- Learning Technology (two of three courses)  
CIEE 6110:Designing and Evaluating Technology-Supported Learning (formerly Hypermedia: Theories and Applications) 3
CIEE 6120: Assessing Educational Achievement with Technology  
CIEE 6250: Learning Technologies Seminar (Prior to 2005 only) 3
   
M. Ed. in Ed. -- School Library Media (two of four courses)  
ELLM 6110: Supervision and Management of the School Library Media Program 3
CIEE 6110: Designing and Evaluating Technology-Supported Learning 3
CIEE 6120: Assessing Educational Achievement with Technology 3
CIRL 6170: Children's Literacy in the 21st Century 3
   
M. Ed. in Ed. -- Teaching Children Mathematics  
CIEE 6140: Multiple Representations of Mathematics across the Curriculum 3
CIEE 6160: Contemporary Issues and Trends in Mathematics Education 3
CIEE 6280: Mathematics Education Research Seminar(Prior to 2005 only) 3
   
M. Ed. in Reading  
CIRL 6170: Children's Literacy in the 21st Century (formerly Introduction to Literacy in the Technology Age) 3
CIRL 6240: Administration and Supervision of Reading Programs 3
   
M. Ed. in Social Studies  
CIED 6520: History of Curriculum and Instruction in America 3
CIED 6530: Advanced Curricula and Methods for Teaching Social Studies 3
   

 

 

If you have earned a Master's Degree from another college or university, you may apply for our 12-credit supervisory endorsement program. See the programs page for further information.

If you have a Master's Degree from another college or university and need only 3 or fewer courses for supervisory endorsement, you may enroll as a non-degree student and take up to 9 credits including EDLP 604 and 609. You must apply to the NJ State Department of Education for supervisory endorsement and have your credentials evaluated independently of WPUNJ. Contact the Office of Graduate Studies for the appropriate application for a non-degree student, or fill out an application on line.

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