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Adolescent Education - Social Studies (7-12) Teaching Students with Disabilities

Adolescent Education Social Studies (7-12)/Teaching Students with Disabilities (7-12)-
Dual Initial Certification - M.S.

New York State Registered Program Code: 26603

HEGIS Codee: 0808 (Special Education,General)

Certification with New York State is for Dual Initial Certification in Social Studies 7-12 and Special Education 7-12.

Required Courses (48 credits):

Credits

EDU 500C

Apprentice Field Experience in Adolescent/Special Education Inclusive Classrooms Dual Program (20 hrs, 20 hrs)

0

EDU 502

Theoretical Foundations and Teaching Practices of Regular and Special Education for Birth-Grade 2, Childhood 1-6, Adolescence 7-12

3

EDU 506B

Adolescent Reading, Writing, and Communicating in the Content Areas for Inclusive Classrooms of Diverse Learners

6

EDU 510

Strategies and Techniques for Teaching Middle School and Adolescent Students in Inclusive Classrooms

3

EDU 513

Meeting the Needs of Culturally Diverse Students in Inclusive Classrooms in Birth-Grade 2, Childhood 1-6, Adolescence 7-12

3

EDU 515

Curriculum Assessment and Development

3

Content Area Course:

EDU 516

Curriculum and Methods of Teaching Social Studies to Diverse Adolescent Learners in Inclusive Classrooms

3

Complete either EDU 521 or EDU 522*

3

EDU 521

Technology for Inclusive Classroom Teachers Birth-Grade 2, Childhood 1-6, Adolescence 7-12

*

or

EDU 522*

Advanced Design Technology for Inclusive Classroom Teachers

*

EDU 537

Diverse Abilities and Needs of Students in Inclusive Classrooms Birth-Grade 2, Childhood 1-6, Adolescence 7-12

3

EDU 554B

Pre-Professional Adolescence/Special Education Field Experience in Inclusive Classrooms

0
EDU 555B

Student Teaching Adolescence/Special Education (Grades 7-9)

3
EDU 556B

Student Teaching Adolescence/Special Education (Grades (10-12)

3
EDU 557B

Student Teaching Seminar - Special Education - Adolescent (7-9, 10-12)

3
EDU 567

Psychological, Social and Special Needs of Adolescents

3
EDU 570

Characteristics of Students with Disabilities, Developmental Delays or Autism Spectrum Disorders

3
EDU 571

Assessment and Evaluation of Students with Disabilities

3
EDU 573

Strategies, Methods and Environments for Teaching Adolescent Students with Disabilities

3

EDU 575

Curriculum Content, Practices, and Environmental Issues for Teaching Adolescent Students with Disabilities

3

Total Credits Required: 48 credits

*Designed for candidates who have classroom teaching experience and are knowledgeable in technology.

A total of 100 hours of observation/participation in a field school are required prior to beginning student teaching.

All candidates are required by New York State Education to have experience in a "high-needs" school setting.  These schools/districts are designed as such by NYSED.