Subsequent Teaching Endorsements for Teachers 

Subsequent Endorsements at GSU enhances and facilitates your professional development as a classroom teacher, regardless of the level at which you teach. The program will increase your knowledge, help you take responsibility for continued professional development, and assist you in developing skills to solve significant teaching challenges. By relating theory to practice, these programs emphasize your development as a reflective practitioner committed to lifelong learning and high standards for ALL your students. 

Education Student 

SUMMER PROGRAMS (Remote & Online Learning) 



High School Teachers

  • 3 credit hours
  • Middle Grades Methods Course
  • Content Test  

Early Childhood/Elementary Teachers

  • 15 credit hours
  • Content Courses
  • Middle Grades Methods Course
  • Content Test
Course NameCourse NumberDatesDayTime
ELA MG METHODSEMED 6453-015/18 – 8/16M4:30
SCI MG METHODSEMED 6455-015/18 – 8/16M4:30
MTH MG METHODSEMED 6457-015/19 – 7/9T/R4:30
SSC MG METHODSEMED 6459-015/18 – 8/16OnlineOnline


Job Embedded ISBE Subsequent Endorsements – 12 - 18 Credit Hours & Content Test

Click on each program for additional information 

ProgramCredit HoursDeliveryTestCoordinator
English as a Second Language (ESL) Grades PK-1218OnlineNoneDr. Steven Sharp
Bilingual (with an ESL) Grades PK-123OnlineYesDr. Steven Sharp
Special Education LBSI Grades PK-1212Day/Evenings155Dr. Steven Russell
Director of Special Education Grades PK-1212Evenings234Dr. Steven Russell
Reading Teacher Grades PK-1218Online222Dr. Megan McCaffrey
Online Teaching and Learning No Grade Level18OnlineNon-PELDr. Li-Wei Peng

ProgramCredit HoursDeliveryTestCoordinator
Early Childhood Birth – Grade 218Evenings206Dr. Katy Hisrich
Early Childhood Special Education Birth – Grade 218Evenings152Dr. Katy Hisrich
Elementary Grades 1 – 618Evenings305Dr. Glenna Howell
ProgramCredit HoursDeliveryTestCoordinator
Middle Grades English Grades 5-818Evenings & Summer201Dr. Amy Vujaklija
Middle Grades Mathematics Grades 5-818Evenings & Summer202Dr. Dianna Galante
Middle Grades Science Grades 5-818Evenings & Summer203Dr. Pamela Guimond
Middle Grades Social Studies Grades 5-818Evenings & Summer204Dr. Lisa Pennington
ProgramCredit HoursDeliveryTestCoordinator
Secondary Biology Grades 9-1218Evenings239Dr. Pamela Guimond
Secondary Chemistry Grades 9-1218Evenings240Dr. Pamela Guimond
Secondary English Grades 9-1218Evenings207Dr. Amy Vujaklija
Secondary Mathematics Grades 9-1218Evenings208Dr. Dianna Galante


For more information on School Site Cohorts, contact Dr. Joi Patterson at


For information on content testing, please visit ILTS. 


Student Applying for Classes on Laptop


Teachers Getting Started

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    • Create an account
    • Progress to the application