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Special Education CTLE Certification Extension Series: Middle Grades

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In June of 2018, NYS approved certification pathways for special educators interested in extending their existing certification to grades 5&6, 7&8. The requirements for these extensions include experience in one or both of the grade levels nearest the extension, a current NYS Students with Disabilities Generalist certification, and a 45-hour NYSED approved course in the extension grade band. Special Educators who have an existing SWD Grades 1-6 who are interested in obtaining an extension for grades 7&8 ; and Special Educators who have an existing SWD Grades 7-12 certification, who are interested in obtaining an extension for grades 5,6, 7, 8, are invited to study this grade bands through this program. This program meets the NYSED criteria for extending an existing NYS Students with Disabilities Generalist certification.

CONTACT: Liz Daley Liz@teachers-center.org

FORMAT: Online - Synchronous and Asynchronous
CONTACT: Liz Daley Liz@teachers-center.org
DATES: (Tuesdays) 1/3/22 - 4/11/22
FEE: Free. Registration required.

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LIMITED SUBJECT CERTIFICATION EXTENSION COURSES FOR SPECIAL EDUCATORS TO TEACH ENGLISH, MATH OR BIOLOGY IN A SPECIAL CLASS

Through this 45-hour program, teachers will deepen their knowledge of thinking, reading, writing, listening and speaking to understand English at the secondary level in order to foster lifelong literacy skills. Objectives for learning align with the competencies detailed in the NYS Content Specialty Test in English Language Arts (2014) and as further refined in the NYS Next Generation Standards for English Language Arts. Through selfassessment protocols and with the guidance of a content specialist and current practitioner, teachers will strengthen their knowledge of these skill domains through analysis of standards and models. They will identify individual skill challenges and engage in research-based learning strategies to address gaps. Teachers will practice thinking about, reading, and listening to complex texts from multiple and diverse perspectives while demonstrating proficiency in writing and speaking effectively for a variety of purposes.

 

FORMAT: Online synchronous & asynchronous

FEE: Free, registration required

DATES: 10/12/22-1/25/23

 

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Teachers will deepen their knowledge and skill in Secondary Mathematical Content and Practices. Objectives for learning align with the competencies detailed in the NYS Content Specialty Test in Mathematics (2018). Through self-assessment protocols and with the guidance of a content specialist and current practitioner, teachers will strengthen their knowledge of mathematical standards. They will identify individual skill challenges and engage in research-based learning strategies to address gaps. Teachers will practice applying content that is centered in fundamental math practices to achieve proficiency in Mathematics.

 

FORMAT: Online synchronous & asynchronous FEE: Free, registration require DATES: 10/12/22-1/18/23

 

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Teachers will deepen their knowledge of Biology content and concepts. Objectives for learning align with the competencies detailed in the NYS Content Specialty Test in Biology (2018). Through selfassessment protocols and with the guidance of a content specialist and current practitioner, teachers will strengthen their knowledge of complex biology structures, systems and processes and sharpen their expertise in the mathematics and literacy skills used in the discipline of science. They will identify individual skill challenges and engage in research-based learning strategies to address gaps. Teachers will practice applications of content using elements of Next Generation Science Standards to achieve proficiency in Biology.

 

FORMAT: Online synchronous & asynchronous FEE: Free, registration required DATES: 10/11/22-1/19/23

 

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Long Island Network of Teacher Centers
linetworktc@gmail.com

Last Updated:  20 September, 2021

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