Special Education, Collaborative Early Childhood

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Collaborative Early Childhood Certification Program

The Departments of Education and Special Education jointly offer the Collaborative Early Childhood teacher certification program at the graduate level. Students seeking teaching certification or cross endorsement in collaborative early childhood may specialize in either Birth to Kindergarten or Nursery to Grade 3. The graduate Early Childhood Collaborative Certification Program may be pursued on a full-time or part-time basis. A Master 's degree in either Education or Special Education can be planned concurrently.

Required Courses for Birth to Kindergarten Certification - 45-48 Credits

Foundations of Education — 3 credits in addition to SED 481

Curriculum and Methods of Teaching — 18-21 credits

Working with Families — 3 credits

Student Teaching — 12 credits

Additional Background Requirements

Required Courses for Birth to Nursery to Grade 3 - 45-48 Credits

Curriculum and Methods of Teaching — 18-21 credits (6 credits in language arts)

Working with Families — 3 credits

Student Teaching — 12 credits

Additional Background Requirements: