The Urban Education Endorsement Program is fully online and consists of three courses that provide candidates with deep understandings of urban schools, families, and communities, with a emphasis on the historical, political, economic and social factors that shape urban education. Candidates learn to create connections between theory and practice, moving beyond stories of school failure to identifying and leveraging (or cultivating) educational resources (or assets) within urban schools and communities to empower learners.
The following are requirements beyond the general Admissions requirements:
Must possess a renewable Georgia teaching certificate. Candidates who have completed all requirements for the Georgia level 4 teaching certificate have until the end of the first semester to obtain certification.