Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification for Secondary Education in English or Social Studies fulfills the requirements for Secondary Education Licensure in Vermont for individuals who have an appropriate bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and want to teach either English or Social Studies at the secondary level.

Program Requirements

  • GED 506 Fundamentals of Education
  • GSE 510 Teaching for Effective Classroom Management
  • GSE 514 Reading in the Content Area – Secondary
  • GSP 503 Behavior and Learning Char. of Students with Special Needs
  • GSE 518A Secondary Methodology & Technology – English or
  • GSE 518B Secondary Methodology & Technology – Social Studies
  • GSE 520 Practicum in Secondary Education
  • GSE 521 Student Teaching in the Secondary School

Students may complete the proposed program according to the following sequence:

Summer

  • GED 506 Fundamentals of Education
  • GSP 503 Behavior and Learning Char. of Students with Special Needs

Fall

  • GSE 510 Teaching for Effective Classroom Management
  • GSE 514 Reading in the Content Area – Secondary
  • GSE 518A Secondary Methodology & Technology – English or
  • GSE 518B Secondary Methodology & Technology – Social Studies
  • GSE 520 Practicum in Secondary Education

Spring
GSE 521 Student Teaching in the Secondary School
Students who have successfully completed the Post-Baccalaureate Program may enter the Master of Education in Secondary Education Program (non-licensure track), and apply the following credits to that program:

  • GED 506 Fundamentals of Education
  • GSE 510 Teaching for Effective Classroom Management
  • GSE 514 Reading in the Content Area – Secondary
  • GSP 503 Behavior and Learning Char. of Students with Special Needs
  • GSE 518A Secondary Methodology & Technology – English or
  • GSE 518B Secondary Methodology & Technology – Social Studies

In order to complete the Master of Education in Secondary Education (non-licensure track) Program the student would need to complete the following:

  • GED 500 Educational Research
  • GED 501 Contemporary Issues in Education
  • GED 505 Educational Psychology
  • GSE 503 Curriculum Development – Secondary
  • Education Electives