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Endorsements

Amy Cockcroft, Executive Director

Endorsements
A listing of the required components for various endorsements are provided below; refer to the indicated link for additional details. Please refer to True North Logic. (TNL) as to the availability of the listed component courses. 

Athletic Coaching
The Florida Department of Education requires 180 hours or nine (9) semester hours for an endorsement in Athletic Coaching. 

Component

Pts.

Title of Component

2-011-001

60

Coaching Theory

1-011-003

60

Specific Sport

6-011-001

60

Care and Prevention

ESOL (LCS access only on intranet)
The ESOL Endorsement is required of teachers who may serve as the primary language teachers of LEP students (ie, elementary teachers and 6-12 Language Arts teachers). The components should be taken in order - Empowering MUST be first.

Component

Pts.

Title of Component

2-001-001

60

Empowering/Testing & Evaluation of ESOL

2-001-002

60

Applied Linguistics

2-001-003

60

Cross-Culture

2-001-004

60

Curriculum

2-001-005

60

Methods of Teaching ESOL

Other ESOL Classes

Component

Pts.

Title of Component

2-001-006

60

Empowering - Content Area Teachers

2-001-007

60

English Language Learners

2-001-009

18

18 Hour Overview

2-001-010

60

Methods of Teaching ESOL

2-001-011

60

ESOL Practicum

7-412-001

60

ESOL Trainer of Trainers

7-417-001

60

ESOL - Administrators

Gifted

Gifted add-on endorsement classes are offered through the Staff Development and ESE departments. Teachers may take up to three courses a year - one in the fall semester, one in the second semester, and a week-long course during the summer. There is no cost to participants.

Component

Pts.

Title of Component

2-106-001

60

Curriculum and Instructional Strategies for Teaching Gifted Students

2-106-002

60

Education of Special Populations of Gifted Students

2-106-003

60

Guidance and Counseling of Gifted Students

2-106-004

60

Nature and Needs of the Gifted

2-106-005

60

Theory and Development of Creativity

Reading 

Lake County Schools pays most of the fee for full-time, public school teachers to get their Reading Endorsement through Schultz Center (Fast Track sessions excluded). The K-12 Reading Endorsement allows teachers to meet the high demands for highly-qualified reading teachers.

Required Orientation

Teachers new to the Reading Endorsement process, with Lake County Schools, are required to attend one mandatory orientation session. Register for an orientation session (TNL) HERE.

Participant Agreement

Participants will be approved for sessions after submitting a Google Forms electronic participant agreement. The agreements can be found HERE.

Register for a Reading Endorsement Competency in TNL

Competency

Pts.

TNL Course Number

Competency 1- Foundations in Language & Cognition

60

15095

Competency 2- Research-Based Practices

60

15100

Competency 3- Assessment

60

15176

Competency 4- Differentiation

60

15103

Competency 5- Practicum

60

15104

 

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