Online Teaching Endorsement (OTE)

Program Description

This program is designed for educators holding a Georgia PSC clear, renewable teaching certificate. If you do not hold a clear, renewable GA teaching certificate, please apply to the Online Teaching "Certificate" program.

The Department of Instructional Technology in the Bagwell College of Education is now offering the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC) Online Teaching Endorsement program. The purpose of the program is to prepare candidates with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to become effective online teachers. Over the course of three semesters, candidates in the Online Teaching Endorsement program will complete three (3) online courses (9 credit hours), two (2) field experiences, two (2) online practicum experiences, and an electronic portfolio.

Sample Program of Study

SEMESTER I - Summer
ITEC 7480 Introduction to Online Learning (3)

SEMESTER II - Fall
ITEC 7481 Designing & Developing Online Learning (3)
During this course, you will develop a 4-6 week online module that you will implement in the spring with your K-12 students. Additionally, you will complete an ONLINE field experience in a virtual school environment.

SEMESTER III - Spring
ITEC 7482 Facilitating Online Learning (3)
During this course, you will implement the online module that you created in the Fall. Please make sure you are in a school environment that has adequate technology to perform this major field experience.

TOTAL CREDITS - 9 hours
3 courses - 3 semesters - 1 year - Summer/Fall/Spring

Admission Requirements

Please review admission requirements to the Online Teaching Endorsement program.

Contact Us

For more information please Contact Dr. Anissa Vega - avega4@kennesaw.edu