Gain an understanding of how to teach students with mild to moderate exceptional learning needs, and develop your skills in the field of special education.
This online Advanced Professional Certificate (APC) is designed for licensed teachers, and addresses all Council for Exceptional Children standards. Get a theoretical foundation as well as practical strategies and knowledge in:
Key program information for the Special Education APC:
ESPED 6133 Positive Behavior Support for Diverse ClassroomsThis course is designed to help teachers create classrooms in which all students will learn and flourish. The course moves from setting up and managing an effective classroom (universal preventative strategies), to designing curricular, instructional, and behavioral strategies and supports (supportive strategies), to addressing academic and behavioral challenges and problems (corrective strategies). The needs of various student populations, including English Language Learners, Special Education students, and students of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, will be addressed. The course will involve class meetings, online work, and classroom research.
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