This is a program of study designed for candidates who have initial, provisional, or professional certification in childhood grades 1-6 and who wish to add certification in special education grades 1-6.
Graduates from this program will be able to:
understand and know how to apply learning standards to their daily lessons and curriculum planning for all students in grades 1-6
demonstrate leadership skills in community and professional contexts
use technology to enhance their teaching; and adopt a variety of technological solutions in their classrooms for all students
Graduates will also have the knowledge, values, and teaching practices necessary for quality inclusive teaching; understand the importance of collaboration and possess the skills necessary to collaborate effectively with family, community, and colleagues; and use critical thinking, problem solving, and methods of inquiry in professional contexts.