Baldwin-Wallace College offers new education-themed certificate programOfficials from the Baldwin-Wallace College, which is located in Ohio, recently announced the launch of a new online 13-month mild/moderation intervention specialist license, Sun News reports.

The program is geared toward licensed teachers who have 12 hours of secondary reading education, including a course in phonics. School officials told the news source that the curriculum is designed for working professionals who have busy schedules, various responsibilities or long commutes.

Officials added that students will are required to complete the Praxis II exam for license eligibility as part of the program. This test measures an individual's knowledge of specific subjects that K-12 educators teach, as well as general and subject-specific instructional skills.

“This online license is another example of how the college is integrating the tradition of its well-established and successful education program with technology to meet the needs of today’s educators,” Karen Kaye, education division chairperson, told the news source.

According to a 2009 report from the Sloan Consortium, approximately 4.6 million students were enrolled in at least one online course during the fall 2008 semester.

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