Master in Teaching (MIT): Secondary Teaching (5–12), Master of Education in Education (M.ED)
MIT Secondary Teaching (5–12)–earn certification + MEd: a program designed for those candidates who desire an MEd degree and a Washington residency teaching certificate for the middle school, junior high, and high school.
This program is available to candidates who hold a bachelor’s degree and did not previously take teaching certification coursework and are interested in receiving both an MEd degree and a residency teaching certificate for teaching in the middle school, junior high, and high school. This program requires that candidates complete the equivalent of an approved EWU teaching major prior to admission.
Additional Program Requirements
- Prior to admission applicants must take the WEST-B (Washington Educators Skills Test-Basic) or an approved alternative (SAT or ACT).
- Applicants go through a pre-approval interview process.
- Candidates must take the relevant WEST-E or NES content test prior to student teaching.
- Candidates will participate in a year-long clinical experience in a school.
|Additional undergraduate courses must be completed for certification|
|EDUC 309||FOUNDATIONS OF SECONDARY CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT||3|
|EDUC 341||SECONDARY STRATEGIES, MANAGEMENT, ASSESSMENT||3|
|EDUC 413||CONTENT AREA LITERACY: MANAGEMENT AND ASSESSMENT FOR SECONDARY EDUCATION CANDIDATES||3|
|SPED 363||INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION||4|
|Secondary Methods Class from major department||3-5|
|Required Common Core|
|EDUC 522||TRANSFORMATION OF LEARNING AND TEACHING||4|
|Historical, Philosophical and Social Foundations of Education (choose two)|
|EDUC 502||HISTORY OF AMERICAN EDUCATION||4|
|or EDUC 507||PHILOSOPHY AND ORGANIZATION OF THE AMERICAN SCHOOL|
|EDUC 505||CURRENT ISSUES IN EDUCATION||4|
|or EDUC 506||EDUCATIONAL SOCIOLOGY|
|or EDUC 500||FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION/MIT|
|Research and Applied Experience|
|EDUC 520||METHODS OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH||4|
|EDUC 600||THESIS (both are variable credit–5 credit minimum)||5|
|or EDUC 601||RESEARCH REPORT|
|Secondary Teaching Area Specialization|
|EDUC 510||CURRICULUM AND ASSESSMENT||4|
|EDUC 517||THE CULTURE OF MIDDLE LEVEL SCHOOL (may be stacked with EDUC 417)||3|
|EDUC 538||MEDIA LITERACY FOR TEACHERS||4|
|EDUC 563||SCHOOL LAW (MIT)||2|
Students who successfully earn an M.ED. in Teaching (MIT): Secondary Teaching (5–12) from EWU should be able to do the following:
- collaborate in and contribute to school improvement;
- create a safe, productive learning environment;
- demonstrate knowledge of responsibilities and policies related to the teaching profession;
- ensure cultural competence in teaching;
- ensure that students can articulate learning targets and can monitor their own progress toward those targets;
- integrate subjects across content areas;
- integrate technology into their classrooms and/or planning;
- involve and collaborate with student families and communities;
- plan and/or adapt curricula for diverse student needs;
- plan Standards-driven curricula to develop student capacity for problem-solving strategies in content areas;
- prepare responsible citizens for a diverse society;
- use a variety of assessments to monitor and improve instruction;
- use multiple instructional strategies to address individual student;
- utilize feedback and reflection to improve teaching practice.