​​​​​​​​​​​​Middle Childhood Generalist Endorsement​

​For teachers currently holding a Middle Childhood Education​ license, adding a Middle Childhood Generalist Endorsement allows you to teach in a self-contained fourth, fifth, or sixth ​grade classroom. The endorsement may be earned in one content area or the two content areas that are not on your original Middle Childhood License. ​Findlay's Middle Childhood Generalist Endorsement provides all the state required content preparation and candidates​ will complete 50 hours of supervised field experience. 

​State of Ohio requirements for a Middle Childhood Generalist Endorsement

  • ​​​​​Holder of a valid Middle Childhood Education license 
  • At least six semester hours of relevant content
  • Three semester hours of methods
  • Passage of the Ohio Assessment ​Exam (OAE) Elementary Education Subtest relating to your chosen field

Findlay's Middle Childhood Generalist Endorsement Coursework 

​​Choose up to two areas to receive your endorsement. Findlay's required courses meet all state requirements for coursework.

​​​​Language Arts

​​​​Integrated Language Arts Methods/Curriculum (EDUC 358)

Reading in the Content Area: Learning to Read (EDUC 415)

Children's and Early Adolescent Literature (EDUC 311) or Young Adolescent Literature (ENGL 341)


​​​Integrated Mathematics Methods/Curriculum for MC & AYA (EDUC 357)

Math for Middle Childhood I (MATH 215)

Intermediate Mathematics (MATH 110) or Practical Perspective for Mathematics (MATH 310)


​​​Integrated Science Methods/Curriculum/Curriculum for MC & AYA (EDUC 359)

An Integrated Approach to the Science (BIOL 100)

Oceanus (BIOL 180) or Introduction to Geology (GEOL 120)

Social Studies

​​​Integrated Social Studies Methods/Curriculum for MC & AYA (EDUC 360)

Ohio History (HIST 390)

Economic Geography (GEOG 101) or Human Geography (GEOG 200)​

Have questions about the program? Contact Mark Willeke, [email protected] or 419-434-6023.