Professional Development Certificate Program Plan

Special Education for Certified Teachers

Professional Development Certificate (22 credits total). 

Core Courses (15 credits)

601 (3 credits) Theories of Development
602 (3 credits) Social and Psychological Forces impacting Youth
603 (3 credits)  Personality Development & Self-Esteem
604 (3 credits)  Contemporary Issues
681 (3 credits) Curriculum Development for a Multicultural Society
Special Education Assessment and Instruction (10 credits)
688 (3 credits)  Educational Assessment and Diagnosis of Students with Special Needs 1
690 (3 credits)  Curriculum Design and Adaptations for Students with Special Needs 1
691 (3 credits)  Curriculum Design and Adaptations for Students with Special Needs II
698 (1 credit) Special Project Seminar (includes technology requirement and portfolio completion)
Elective (9 credits)
689  (3 credits)  Educational Assessment and Diagnosis of Students with Special Needs II
669 (3 credits)  Assistive Technology - Online
609 (3 credits)  Supporting Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder through Inclusive Practices
610 (3 credits)  Differentiating Instruction:  Responding to Every Student's Needs
686 (3 credits)  Foundations of Special Education (if not prev. taken)
647 (1-3 credits) Remedial Reading Techniques for Students with Severe Reading Difficulties