This course meets Florida state standards for teaching students with disabilities. For more information about this requirement, please click here.
This course is designed to assist educators in the K-12 setting and beyond to develop effective and appropriate strategies for working with special populations. Education practitioners will gain insight into the Federal mandates in place for students with disabilities as well as learn to develop appropriate learning plans for these students. Students will participate in several assignments that reinforce the concepts and strategies found within the course modules and must see websites. Learners will create an Individualized Education Plan in order to apply the full body of objectives taught in this course.
Madonna University course number: EDU 5830.49
Graduate participants earn 1 semester hour of graduate credit and will receive a transcript from Madonna University. Professional development participants will receive a certificate of completion for 20 hours of professional developments credit.
Module 1: Addressing NCLB, ADA, and IDEA Mandates
Module 2: Effective Strategies for Teaching Special Populations
Module 3: Success for ALL Students
Online 3-graduate credit courses are 13 weeks in length.
On-site weekend courses are held Friday evening from 6:00pm-9:00pm and Saturday/Sunday, 8:30am-5:30pm.
Weekday courses are Monday-Friday from 8:00am- 6:00pm.
It is the responsibility of the student to check with their state, county, district, or school to ensure that all requirements are being met by the course you're taking.
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Students are required to purchase their own textbook, the information for which can be found here. If no book is required it will be specified on the list. We have copies of many of the textbooks should you wish to purchase directly from TEI.
Professional development (PD) participants receive a certificate of completion from TEI for 45 hours of PD credit for face to face classes and 60 hours of PD credit for online classes. These certificates are mailed within one week of the end of the class and reflect the course title, dates of attendance, and credit hour information.