Q: Who do I contact with general questions about my transcript, courses I have taken or need to take, or other basic information about registration and completing my degree?
A: Contact Maria Robertson, advisor for the School of Art: firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: Who do I contact with specific questions about the art education program or concerns I have about a course or other things related to art education?
A: Contact Dr. Linda Hoeptner Poling, Coordinator of Art Education: email@example.com
Q: Who do I contact to make sure Iâ€™m on track with all that Iâ€™m supposed to do to complete my degree?
A: You should contact your art education faculty advisor once a year to safeguard that you are on track. Check the table on the previous page to see who is your faculty advisor.
Praxis I and ODE
Q: Where can I find answers to advising questions related to declaring advanced standing, praxis exams, licensure and student teaching?
A: Most general advising questions can be answered by going to the EHHS student services website at http://www.kent.edu/ehhs/services/voss/.
Q: Where can I find information on Praxis I and ODE?
A: All art education majors should take Praxis I as early in the program as possible. Do not delay. Praxis I should be completed by the end of the ARTE 31001 semester. For detailed information on Praxis I and ODE, including test preparation, registration, required scores, and resources, see http://www.kent.edu/ehhs/services/voss/praxis/praxis-i.cfm
Licensure Requirement (not required for graduation): Candidates seeking Ohio licensure are required to pass specific assessments in order to apply for licensure. See Ohio Department of Education-Educator Preparation website for more information on assessments specific to licensure type. Taking and passing the licensure tests prior to graduation is encouraged but not required.
Q: Whatâ€™s the passing Praxis I scores or equivalent required for Advanced Study?
A: For READING:
Passing Praxis I Scores 174 Spring 2010 and beyond (175 Fall 2009 & Prior)
Equivalent Required: ACT Reading 26 or SAT Verbal 620 or COMPASS Reading 93
Passing Praxis I Scores 172 Spring 2010 and beyond (173 Fall 2009 & Prior)
Equivalent Required: ACT English 25 or SAT â€”â€”- or COMPASS Writing 92
Passing Praxis I Scores 174
Equivalent Required: ACT Math 25 or SAT Math 620 or COMPASS Math
Q: What if I do not have a 2.75 GPA but want to get into art education?
A: If you are close to a 2.75, you may be admitted into the first art education course. Hopefully, you will raise your GPA during that semester to qualify for the program.
Q: Are these all of the requirements for graduation?
A: No, there are other general requirements that you will find under the program description in the catalogue. You will need Kent Core courses, a writing intensive course, a diversity course, etc. so look for all of this information.