Missouri Baptist University 2020-2021 Graduate Bulletin 
    Oct 03, 2023  
Missouri Baptist University 2020-2021 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Library Media Specialist Stand-Alone (Grades K-12) Certification

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CIP Code: 13.1334

Students pursuing Library Media Specialist Stand-Alone certification must pass the Missouri Content Assessment (MoCA) 042 Library Media Specialist and achieve a passing composite score on the Missouri Educator Evaluation System (MEES) summative evaluation to be eligible for certification.

Professional Requirements

Total: 29 Hours

1Undergraduate-only courses required for admission to the Teacher Education Program.
2Undergraduate-only course required in preparation for approval to student teach.
‡Students who transfer in a course for EDRD 423/523  which does not include an equivalent field experience must complete: EDCL 420/520 Field Experience with English Language Learners 

Field Experience Core

Total: 15 Hours

*(one student teaching placement must be in an elementary school and the other in a middle or secondary school)
**Students must complete at least one field placement in each of the three levels (elementary, middle, high school)

Total: 27 Hours

Students who already hold a valid Missouri teaching certificate should submit a written request for an evaluation and original transcripts to DESE for review before taking additional courses. Requests should include full name, social security number, current mailing address and a daytime phone number and should be sent to: Educator Certification, PO Box 480, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0480.

Total: 71 Hours

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