Online reading endorsement

Reading endorsement

  • Provides the skills to identify literacy needs and adapt lessons to meet those needs
  • Fulfills the Third Grade Reading Guarantee requirement
  • Qualifies educators to teach reading (K-12) including Title 1
  • Most needed specialization according to a Bluffton survey of administrators in Northwest Ohio
     

Convenience of Bluffton's Reading Endorsement program

  • Completely online, log on at your convenience
  • Five 3-semester hour courses
  • State required fieldwork incorporated into the classes
  • Complete in a few as two semesters
  • Courses are not sequential, begin at any point
  • Take 15 hours of classes for the price of 12.
    Your final 3-hour class is free

Upon completion of the program, students in the online reading endorsement program must pass the appropriate state required exam and apply to the state for the reading endorsement.

 

Intervention specialist

  • Prepares educators to teach students with mild to moderate special education needs
  • Emphasis on differentiation in the classroom

 

Convenience of Bluffton's Intervention Specialist program

  • Completely  videoconferenced
  • 23 semester hours
  • Courses are not sequential, begin at any point

Upon completion of the program, students in the intervention specialist licensure program must pass the appropriate state required exam and apply to the state for the intervention specialist license.

 

Sport management

  • Equips teachers for athletics leadership roles in a range of organizational contexts
  • Courses address overall leadership in the sport context, specific event and sport administration issues and the use of social media in sport promotion

 

Convenience of Bluffton's sports management concentration

 

Leadership

  • Become a building leader in instructional design and curriculum development
  • Courses address the nature of the supervisory relationship, the leader's level of self-understanding and emotional intelligence and the role of the leader as an agent of change

Convenience of Bluffton's Leadership concentration