The program of Educational Media and Educational Technology offers a “School Library Professional” certificate to qualified candidates who have a master’s degree from an accredited institution and who hold a valid Tennessee teacher license may take 24 credits of approved classes to meet the current school licensure requirements for Tennessee endorsement School Library Specialist #473. Because courses are arranged sequentially and may only be offered once each year, students would complete all classes successfully in the previous term before advancing to the next term.
Faculty: Rhona Hurwitz; Renee Lyons
School Library Professional, Graduate Certificate Degree Requirements: 24 credits
School Library Professional Requirements: 24 credits
At the completion of the coursework, students would follow the current state requirement of taking Praxis Test #0311 “School Library Specialist” and apply for add-on status to their current teaching licensure.