Rule 24:15:06:04 5-8 middle level education endorsement.
middle level education endorsement. A 5-8 middle level education
endorsement requires completion of eight semester hours of coursework in the
design of curriculum and instructional strategies for middle level learners,
developmental characteristics of the middle level learner, and other topics
relative to the concepts of middle level education or the middle level learner
and the completion of a practicum, internship, or student teaching in a
formally organized middle school or junior high, or the passage of the middle
school pedagogy test. Verified teaching experience in a formally organized
middle school or junior high within the five-year period immediately preceding
the application may be accepted in lieu of the above field experiences at the
equivalency of one year’s teaching experience for one semester hour credit for
a maximum of three semester hours of the total credit hours required.
Source: 25 SDR 13, adopted July 21, 1998, effective September 1,
2000; transferred from § 24:16:08:09, 30 SDR 211, effective July 5, 2004;
32 SDR 41, effective September 11, 2005; 36 SDR 169, effective May 11, 2010.
Authority: SDCL 13-1-12.1, 13-42-3.
Implemented: SDCL 13-42-3, 13-42-4.
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