Content Specific Approvals for EHHS Educator Programs
The below table provides an overview of the content specific approvals for Kent State’s educator preparation programs that are reviewed by Specialized Professional Associations (SPAs), the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE), and/or other accrediting agencies: 
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Program
Approved By
Status (Split by level, undergraduate and graduate)
Career Technical (4-12) Workforce Development (formerly known as Route B)
ODHE
Non-Baccalaureate: Approved via ODHE 3/7/2014 through 2019
Deaf Education 
Approved via ODHE State Review Process
Undergraduate: Recognized Spring 2012 by CEC through 8/1/2023
Graduate:  Recognized Spring 2012 by CEC through 8/1/2023
Early Childhood Education 
Approved via ODHE State Review Process
Undergraduate: Recognized Fall 2014 by NAEYC through 8/1/2023 (NAEYC for P-3 licensure track)
Graduate (MAT): Recognized Fall 2014 by NAEYC through 8/1/2023 (NAEYC for P-3 licensure track)
Early Intervention Specialist 
Approved via ODHE State Review Process
Graduate: Recognized Spring 2012 by CEC through 8/1/2023
Educational Administration - K-12 Leadership
 
(Program no longer accepting new students) 
Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC); Also approved via ODHE State Review Process
Graduate (M.Ed/Ed.S: Principal/Building): Recognized Fall 2012 through 8/1/2023
Graduate (M.Ed/Ed.S: Administrative Specialist): Recognized Fall 2012 through 8/1/2023
Graduate (M.Ed/Ed.S: Superintendent/District): Recognized Fall 2013 through 8/1/2023
Integrated Language Arts 
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE); Also approved via ODHE State Review Process
Undergraduate: Recognized Fall 2012 through 8/1/2023
Graduate (MAT): Recognized Fall 2012 through 8/1/2023
Integrated Math 
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM); Also approved via ODHE State Review Process
Undergraduate: Recognized Fall 2012 through 8/1/2023
Graduate (MAT): Recognized Fall 2012 through 8/1/2023
Integrated Science 
Approved via ODHE State Review Process
Undergraduate: Recognized Fall 2012 by NSTA through 8/1/2023
Graduate (MAT): Recognized Fall 2012 by NSTA through 8/1/2023
Integrated Social Studies 
National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS); Also approved via ODHE State Review Process
Undergraduate: Recognized Fall 2012 through 8/1/2023
Graduate (MAT)Recognized Fall 2012 through 8/1/2023
Language (French, Spanish, German, Latin, ASL)
Approved via ODHE State Review Process
Undergraduate: 
- ASL: Recognized via ACTFL Spring 2011 through 8/1/2023
- French, Spanish: Recognized via ACTFL Spring 2012 through 8/1/2023
- German, Latin: Approved via ODHE 6/25/2013, 7/15/2013 due to low enrollment through 2019
Graduate (MAT): Recognized via ACTFL Spring 2012 through 8/1/2023
Middle Childhood Education
Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE - formerly NMSA); Also approved via ODHE State Review Process
Undergraduate: Recognized Fall 2012 through 8/1/2023
Graduate (M.Ed/NDGD via Bacc Report): Recognized  Fall 2012 through 8/1/2023
Physical Education
Approved via ODHE State Review Process
Undergraduate: Recognized Fall 2013 by SHAPE through 8/1/2023
Graduate (M.Ed): Recognized Fall 2013 by SHAPE through 8/1/2023
School Audiologist
Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of ASHA Accreditor recognized by NCATE/CAEP
Graduate: Recognized 3/1/2017 through 2/28/2025
School Counselor
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREPAccreditor recognized by NCATE/CAEP
Graduate (School Counseling): Recognized 1/14/2013
School Health 
Approved via ODHE State Review Process
Undergraduate: Recognized via AAHE Fall 2012 through 8/1/2023
Graduate (M.Ed): Recognized via AAHE Fall 2012 through 8/1/2023; MAT approval ongoing through ODHE
School Psychology 
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) and American Psychological Association (APA-CoA)
Graduate (Ed.S): Recognized Fall 2013 byt NASP through 8/1/2023; APA accreditation granted 11/15/2019 through 2028
School Speech-Language Pathologist
Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of ASHA Accreditor recognized by NCATE/CAEP
Graduate: Recognized 3/1/2017 through 2/28/2025
Special Education – Mild/Moderate
Council for Exceptional Children (CEC); Also approved via ODHE State Review Process
Undergraduate: Recognized Spring 2012 through 8/1/2023
Graduate (M.Ed):  Recognized Spring 2012 through 8/1/2023
Special Education – Moderate/Intensive
Council for Exceptional Children (CEC); Also approved via ODHE State Review Process
Undergraduate: Recognized Spring 2012 through 8/1/2023
Graduate (M.Ed):  Recognized Spring 2012 through 8/1/2023
Teaching ESL
Approved via ODHE State Review Process
Undergraduate: Approved via ODHE 3/6/2014 through 2019
Graduate (M.A.): Approved via ODHE 3/6/2014 through 2019
Content Specific Approvals for EHHS Educator Endorsements
The below table provides an overview of the content specific approvals for Kent State’s educator endorsements that are reviewed by Specialized Professional Associations (SPAs), the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE), and/or other accrediting agencies: 
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Endorsement
Approved By
Status (Split by level, undergraduate and graduate)
Adapted Physical Education 
ODHE
Graduate: Approved by ODHE 5/16/2014 through 2019
Career-Based Intervention
ODHE
Graduate: Approved by ODHE 12/19/2013 through 2019
Computer Science ODHE Graduate: Approved by ODHE 4/9/2020 through 2026
Early Childhood Generalist (4-5)
ODHE
Undergraduate: Approved by ODHE 3/26/2014 through 2019
Post-Baccalaureate: Approved by ODHE 3/26/2014 through 2019
Graduate: Approved by ODHE 3/26/2014 through 2019
Gifted Intervention Specialist (K-12) ODHE Graduate: Approved by ODHE 5/20/2016 through 2023
Literacy (Reading Endorsement)
ODHE
Graduate: Recognized Fall 2014 by ILA through 8/1/2023; approved by ODHE 2019 through 2025
Middle Childhood Generalist Language Arts and Reading 4-6 
ODHE
Undergraduate: Approved by ODHE 1/2/2014 through 2019
Post-Baccalaureate: Approved by ODHE 1/2/2014 through 2019
Graduate: Approved by ODHE 1/2/2014 through 2019
Middle Childhood Generalist Mathematics 4-6
ODHE
Undergraduate: Approved by ODHE 3/6/2014 through 2019
Post-Baccalaureate: Approved by ODHE 3/6/2014 through 2019
Graduate: Approved by ODHE 3/6/2014 through 2019
Middle Childhood Generalist Science 4-6
ODHE
Undergraduate: Approved by ODHE 3/6/2014 through 2019
Post-Baccalaureate: Approved by ODHE 3/6/2014 through 2019
Graduate: Approved by ODHE 3/6/2014 through 2019
Middle Childhood Generalist Social Studies 4-6
ODHE
Undergraduate: Approved by ODHE 3/6/2014 through 2019
Post-Baccalaureate: Approved by ODHE 3/6/2014 through 2019
Graduate: Approved by ODHE 3/6/2014 through 2019
Prekindergarten
ODHE
Graduate: Approved by ODHE 3/6/2014 through 2019
Prekindergarten Special Needs
ODHE
Graduate: Approved by ODHE 1/9/2014 through 2019
Teacher Leader
 
(No longer accepting new students)
ODHE
Graduate: Approved by ODHE 6/24/2013 through 2019
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
ODHE
Graduate: Approved by ODHE 12/20/2013 through 2019
Technology Facilitator
ODHE
Graduate: Recognized Spring 2014 by ISTE through 8/1/2023; approved by ODHE 5/15/2018 through 2024
Transition to Work
ODHE
Post-Baccalaureate: Approved ODHE 12/19/2013 through 2019
Graduate: Approved  ODHE 12/19/2013 through 2019
Content Specific Approvals for Partner College Educator Licensure Programs
The below table provides an overview of the content specific approvals for EHHS’s partner college educator licensure programs:  
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Program/Endorsement
Approved By
Status (Split by level, undergraduate and graduate)
Art Education Program
National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) separate accreditor, recognized by NCATE/CAEP; Also approved via ODHE
Undergraduate: Approved by NASD 2016 through AY 2024-2025
Graduate: Approved by NASD 2016 through AY 2024-2025
Dance Education Program
National Association of Schools of Dance (NASDseparate accreditor, recognized by NCATE/CAEP; Also approved via ODHE
Undergraduate: Approved by NASAD 11/11/2005, program discontinued 2015
Graduate: Approved by NASAD 11/11/2005
Library/Media Endorsement
American Library Association (ALA) separate accreditor, recognized by NCATE/CAEP
Graduate: Approved by ALA 2019 through 2025
Music Education Program National Association of Schools of Music (NASMseparate accreditor, recognized by NCATE/CAEP; Also approved via ODHE Undergraduate: Approved by NASM 2013
Graduate: Approved by NASM 2013

 

 

 

 

 

Approvals by Licensure Area and Degree Level

The below Kent State University educator preparation programs are approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education until the spring 2024 review cycle. 
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Approved License Graduate          Undergraduate
Adolescence to Young Adult: Integrated Language Arts License Approved 6/22/2017 through 3/15/2024 Approved 6/22/2017 through 3/15/2024
Adolescence to Young Adult: Integrated Mathematics License Approved 5/12/2017 through 3/15/2024 Approved 5/12/2017 through 3/15/2024
Adolescence to Young Adult: Integrated Science:
- Earth Science License
- Integrated Science License
- Life Science License
- Physical Sciences (Physics & Chem.) License
Approved 5/12/2017 through 3/15/2024
Approved 5/12/2017 through 3/15/2024
Approved 5/12/2017 through 3/15/2024
Approved  4/18/2017 through 3/15/2024
Approved 5/12/2017 through 3/15/2024
Approved 5/12/2017 through 3/15/2024
Approved 5/12/2017 through 3/15/2024
Approved  4/18/2017 through 3/15/2024
Adolescence to Young Adult: Integrated Social Studies License Approved 4/18/2017 through 3/15/2024 Approved 4/18/2017 through 3/15/2024
Career Technical (4-12) Workforce Development (formerly known as Route B) Approved 7/17/2018 through 10/15/2024 N/A
Curriculum, Instruction, and Professional Development License Approved 5/11/2017 through 3/15/2024 N/A
Early Childhood Intervention Specialist License Approved 5/12/2017 through 3/15/202 N/A

Educational Leadership K-12 (no longer accepting new students):

- Educational Research License
- Educational Staff Personnel Admin. License
- Principal License: PK-6 License
- Principal License: 4-9 License
- Principal License: 5-12 License
- Pupil Services Administration License
- School-Community Relations License
- Superintendent License
-Vocational Education Admin. License

 
Approved 5/11/2017 through 3/15/2024
Approved 5/11/2017 through 3/15/2024
Approved 5/11/2017 through 3/15/2024
Approved 5/11/2017 through 3/15/2024
Approved 5/11/2017 through 3/15/2024
Approved 5/11/2017 through 3/15/2024
Approved 5/11/2017 through 3/15/2024
Approved 5/11/2017 through 3/15/2024
- Approved 5/11/2017 through 3/15/2024
 
- N/A
- N/A
- N/A
- N/A
- N/A
- N/A
- N/A
- N/A
- N/A
Middle Childhood:
- Language Arts and Reading License
- Mathematics License
- Social Studies License
- Science License
- Approved 6/19/2014
- Approved 6/19/2014
- Approved 6/19/2014
- Approved 6/19/2014
Approved 6/8/2017 through 3/15/2024
Approved 6/8/2017 through 3/15/2024
Approved 6/8/2017 through 3/15/2024
Approved 6/8/2017 through 3/15/2024
Multi-Age (PK-12) Dance License Approved 5/11/2017 through 3/15/2024 N/A 5/11/2017 through 3/15/2024
Multi-Age Music License Approved 5/11/2017 through 3/15/2024 Approved 5/11/2017 through 3/15/2024
Multi-Age Visual Arts License Approved 5/11/2017 through 3/15/2024 Approved 5/11/2017 through 3/15/2024
Multi-Age Health License

- Approved (MAT) 6/4/2015 through 3/15/2022

- Approved (Non-Degree Grad) 10/22/2019 through 10/15/2026

Approved 5/11/2017 through 3/15/2024
Multi-Age Language:
- French License
- (PK-12) American Sign Language License
- Spanish License
Approved 7/15/2013 through 3/15/2020
- N/A
Approved 6/8/2017 through 3/15/2017
Approved 5/11/2017 through 3/15/2024
Approved
Approved 5/11/2017 through 3/15/2024
Multi-Age Physical Education License Approved 6/8/2017 through 3/15/2024 Approved 6/8/2017 through 3/15/2024
Special Education:
- Hearing Impaired Intervention Specialist License
- Mild to Moderate Intervention Specialist License
- Moderate to Intensive Intervention Specialist License
Approved 5/11/2017 through 3/15/2024
Approved 5/12/2017 through 3/15/2024
Approved 5/12/2017 through 3/15/2024
Approved 5/11/2017 through 3/15/2024
Approved 5/12/2017 through 3/15/2024
Approved 5/12/2017 through 3/15/2024