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2019-2020 LSUA Catalog 
2019-2020 LSUA Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Practitioner Teacher Program

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The Practitioner Teacher Program allows prospective candidates who hold a teaching position or letter of intent for employment from a parish school board to become certified to teach in one year. Graduates of the program are awared a post-baccalaureate certificate from the unviersity.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Program completers know the subject matter they are to teach.
  2. Program completers will develop differentiated lessons that reflect learning-theory and research-based strategies.
  3. Program completers will apply the basic principles of teaching and learning.

Admission Requirements

  1. possess a non-education baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited university;

  2. hold a current teaching position or possess a letter of intent to hire from a school district;

  3. have a cumulative 2.5.GPA on a 4.0 scale on all undergraduate coursework;

  4. pass PRAXIS I Core Academic Skills: Reading, Writing, and Mathematics. (Master’s degree applications are exempt from the PRAXIS I requirements); and

  5. Pass PRAXIS II: Content Knowledge (content-specific area) examination.

Graduation/Certification Requirements

  1. complete all coursework with a grade of “C” or higher;

  2. pass PRAXIS II: Principles of Learning and Teaching (PLT).

Course Requirements (21 Hours)

Total Credits: 9

Total Credits: 12

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