Master of Education

Master Education, Teacher Licensure - Job Embedded Program

Job Embedded Program Requirements for all Programs of Study*

During Transition I, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, and Special Education candidates may apply for admission into the LMU Job Embedded Program. Acceptance in the Job Embedded Program is not an automatic approval.

The applicant MUST complete and comply with the following to be considered for admission:

  • Hold a minimum of bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college/university, with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher on a 4-point scale or have a minimum 3.0 in the last 60 credit hours of a completed baccalaureate degree.
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree in the content area or submission of passing scores on ets/PRAXIS Content Knowledge examination.
  • Submit to LMU an official Letter of Intent to Hire from the Human Resources Department of a collaborative partnering Tennessee school system stating position, subject area, and grade level for which the candidate is being hired.
  • Meet all eligibility requirements for employment at the partnership school district.
  • Completion of course EDUC 570 and EDUC 571 with a grade of B or higher prior to acceptance into the program.
  • Interview and approval by the Job Embedded Candidate Review Committee.

 

Beginning June 1, 2023, educators who are completing a state board approved job-embedded preparation program will no longer be required to complete a pedagogical (i.e., edTPA or Praxis PLT) assessment for initial license, licensure renewal, or licensure advancement. This revision applies to both academic and occupational licensure candidates. Pedagogical assessments will be required for job-embedded educators seeking to reactivate a license.

Specialty Area Content Assessments:

Beginning June 1, 2023, the submission of qualifying scores on a specialty area content assessment (e.g., Praxis or NES assessment) is not required for individuals seeking to advance from the practitioner teacher license to the professional teacher license if:

a. the educator has completed a State Board-approved educator preparation program with a job-embedded clinical practice; and

b. the educator obtained the practitioner license and endorsement by demonstrating that they hold a degree with a major1 aligned to a

middle or secondary core academic or World Language endorsement.

Beginning June 1, 2023, the submission of qualifying scores on a specialty area content assessment is not required for individuals seeking a practitioner license if:

a. the educator has completed a State Board-approved baccalaureate or post-baccalaureate educator preparation program; and

b. the educator demonstrates that they hold a degree with a major2 aligned to a qualifying middle or secondary core academic or World Language endorsement for which they are seeking licensure and endorsement.

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