60 Modern, Classical and Native Languages
includes foreign language, culture & civilization, literature and linguistics in another language, (coursework must all be the same language to receive the endorsement).
Beginning teachers adding the endorsement to an initial license must satisfy the requirements for the license which include 24-36 semester hours in modern, classical & native language and pass the Content Knowledge Assessment (CKA) in the target language.
- Teachers seeking to add the endorsement to an existing NM teaching license of any level can either:
- Pass the CKA in Modern, Classical and Native languages; predecessor or comparable exam; or
Earn 24-36 semester hours of credit in modern, classical & native language (12 of the hours must be upper division credit if adding the endorsement to a secondary or pre k-12 specialty license); or
Be certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards in modern, classical & native language.