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2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School Librarian Standard Certificate EC-12 Certificate

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Students seeking School Librarian certification must hold a master’s degree and a valid Texas teaching certification and verify a minimum of two years approved successful full-time teaching experience. A passing score on the School Librarian Texas Examination of Educator Standards (TExES) is required. The plan consists of 27-28 semester hours.

Students who meet the graduate admissions requirements to the College of Education (COE) (see Graduate Admission Requirements ) must meet additional requirements prior to being admitted to the School Librarian program. Each applicant must:

  • have a GPA of 2.750 over the last 60 hours;
  • provide proof of having a valid Texas teaching certificate; and
  • provide a letter of support from a school building administrator.

Check prerequisites before enrolling in any courses.

To be recommended for the School Librarian certificate, students must complete the program, hold a valid Texas teaching certificate, and verify two years of successful full-time teaching experience in a public or approved accredited private school, hold a master’s degree, and pass the School Librarian state assessment.

Certificate Requirements

Additional Information

Students not passing the School Librarian state assessment by the final semester of this plan must also enroll in and successfully complete this course.

Capstone Experience (3 hours):

Additional Information

All placement sites must have an approved UHCL Agreement of Affiliation on record with the Center for the Professional Development of Teachers office prior to beginning the practicum.

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