For Students Enrolled in the Secondary and Middle Level Teacher Certification M.Ed.
The endorsements areas focused on in the Secondary and Middle Level program (General Science, Biology, English/Language Arts, History, Math, and Social Studies), qualify a graduate to teach in grades 5-12 in those subject areas. Middle Level Endorsements enable an individual to teach in grades 4-9 in a specific subject area for which they are not already endorsed.
Washington State recognizes Middle Level Endorsements in:
- Middle Level Humanities (a combination of English and Social Studies)
- Middle Level Math
- Middle Level Science
Integrated throughout required coursework the Secondary and Middle Level Teacher Certification M.Ed. are the core competencies of Middle Level instruction:
- Instructional Methodology
- Student Development
- School Organization and Philosophy
- Family and Community Involvement
- Professional Roles
Student may pursue the following Middle Level Endorsements in specific subject areas in conjunction with their primary endorsement area while enrolled in the program.
|Students pursuing this
|May also earn this
Middle Level Endorsement
| English/Language Arts
| Social Studies
All candidates for Middle Level endorsements are required to pass the appropriate WEST-E test before they begin their Field Experience Autumn quarter of the program's second year.
To Register and for more information on the WEST-E tests, visit the WEST-E Website.
The following is a list of the corresponding WEST-E test numbers.
- Middle Level Humanities 010 and 011
- Middle Level Math 012
- Middle Level Science 013
If you would like to pursue a Middle Level Endorsement, please contact Jane Kinyoun, Secondary and Middle Level Field Placement Coordinator, as soon as possible after you have been admitted to the program.