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M.S. in Inclusion Childhood Education (for current teachers) (PA4)

(as of 02/01/2015)


This program leads to the following NYS Certifications:
Professional teaching certification in the original area of certification
Teaching Students w/ disabilities in Childhood (grades 1-6) (initial + professional)

Course requirements

This program includes a total of 35 credits. When you meet with your advisor, you will complete a detailed PA4 Program of Study Form.


Masters' Core   
ED406 Master's Research Methods
EDU442 Race, Class, Gender, and Disability in American Education

Specialization Courses   
ED447 Disability and Schools
EDU498 Literacy Learning as Social Practice
EDU427 Theory and Practice in Teaching and Learning Literacy in School
EDU430 Theory and Practice in Teaching and Learning Mathematics in Elementary School
ED405 Assessment in Instructional Contexts
ED451 Teaching and Learning in Inclusive Classrooms
ED452A Instructional Strategies for Inclusive Classrooms A
ED452B Instructional Strategies for Inclusive Classrooms B
ED452C Instructional Strategies for Inclusive Classrooms C
ED446 Collaborative Teaching Partnerships in Inclusive Classrooms

Electives   

Choose electives only if you have already taken some of the previous courses.

Internships   
EDF405 Field Experiences in Inclusive Elementary School Settings
EDF407 Student Teaching in Inclusive Elementary School Settings A
 


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.

  • Initial Teaching Certification in Childhood (grades 1-6)
  • Master's Essay or Thesis
  • Inclusion Portfolio
  • Dignity for All Students (DASA) Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying, & Discrimination Prevention and Intervention
  • NYS Exam - Content Specialty Test (CST) for each area of specialization sought
  • 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)