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Advanced Certificate in Childhood Education (for current teachers w/ Master degree) (NA2)

(as of 02/01/2015)


The core program leads a NYS Certification in Teaching in Childhood Education (grades 1-6) (initial + professional).

Course requirements

This program includes a total of 14-26 credits. When you meet with your advisor, you will complete a detailed NA2 Program of Study Form.


Specialization Courses
EDU464 Child Development and Learning in Context (ages 5 to 12)
EDU498 Literacy Learning as Social Practice
EDU427 Theory and Practice in Teaching and Learning Literacy in School
EDU440 Children's Literature and Literacy Learning
EDU430 Theory and Practice in Teaching and Learning Mathematics in Elementary School
EDU428 Theory and Practice in Teaching and Learning Social Studies in Elementary School
EDU429 Theory and Practice in Teaching and Learning Science in Elementary School
EDU480A Theory and Practice of Teaching and Learning the Arts in Elementary School (Part 1) (2 credits)
EDU480B Theory and Practice of Teaching and Learning the Arts in Elementary School (Part 2) (1 credit)

Internships
EDF404 Field Experiences in Elementary Schools
or EDF405 Field Experiences in Inclusive Elementary School Settings
 

Notes:

1. If EDU427 is chosen, the pre-requisite EDU498 -- Literacy Learning as Social Practice will also need to be taken or transferred in.

2. Any of the courses and internships listed above may be waived if an equivalent course/internship was already taken in a prior program (with advisor, chair, and Associate Dean's approval).

Other Requirements:

In addition to the coursework indicated above, in order to graduate and to receive the certification(s)/licensure (if any) you are seeking this program has additional requirements. Please note that in some cases, while our program will provide you with all the academic experiences required for the certification you seek, there may be some additional requirements that you will have to complete independently and outside of our program in order to be granted that certification/licensure (ex: completing a certain number of years of mentored experiences). When that is the case, we have listed these requirements but also indicated that they are not a graduation requirement.

  • MS degree
  • Initial Teaching Certification in Any specialization
  • Dignity for All Students (DASA) Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying, & Discrimination Prevention and Intervention
  • Initiate NY State Teacher certification process with the Warner School Certification Officer
  • 3 Years of Teaching Experience with the First One Conducted in a Mentored Situation (NOT a graduation requirement but needed before applying for professional certification)