Exceptional Adolescents with Subject Extension, Advanced Certificate

15 credits

NYSED 34670/34677

The Students with Disabilities 7-12 Generalist extension is for teachers who already possess initial, provisional, permanent, or professional certification as a Classroom Teacher, Grades 7-12, in at least one Subject Area (biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, social studies, mathematics, or English language arts). The leads to certification to become the teacher of record for a special class in the candidate’s certification subject area or support, consultant, and collaborative roles. This program does not lead to a degree.

The coursework develops competencies in understanding principles and policies of special education, and proficiency in assessing and providing evidenced-based intervention and instruction for culturally diverse adolescents with a range of disabilities.

In addition to the general requirements for admission to the Graduate School of Education, applicants must hold current general education initial, provisional, permanent, or professional certificate in a subject area and a master’s degree.

Program of Study

CourseTitleCredits
CTGE 5155SPECIAL EDUCATION FOUNDATIONS: PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE 13
CTGE 5170ASSESSMENT OF ALL LEARNERS WITH DISABILITIES 13
CTGE 5165CONSULTATION AND CO-TEACHING IN COLLABORATIVE CLASSROOMS 13
CTGE 5175TEACHING ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS AND SOCIAL STUDIES IN INCLUSIVE ADOLESCENCE CLASSROOMS 13
CTGE 5176TEACHING MATH AND SCIENCE IN INCLUSIVE ADOLESCENCE CLASSROOMS 13
CTGE 5200FIELD EXPERIENCE SEMINAR: ISSUES IN REFLECTIVE PRACTICE0
Total Credits15
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Courses require eight to 10 fieldwork hours with students with disabilities.

Required Workshops

The workshops listed below are required of all Initial Teaching (MST) programs as well as certain other programs related to NY state licensure.

CourseTitleCredits
EDGE 0230SCHOOLS AGAINST VIOLENCE EDUCATION WORKSHOP0
EDGE 0210CHILD ABUSE IDENTIFICATION AND REPORTING WORKSHOP0
EDGE 0260DIGNITY FOR ALL STUDENTS TRAINING0
EDGE 0220DRUG, ALCOHOL, AND TOBACCO TRAINING0