Exceptional Adolescents with Subject Extension (Adv Cert)

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.

The coursework develops competencies in understanding principles and policies of special education, and proficiency in assessing and providing evidence-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

Course Title Credits
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

Courses require eight to 10 fieldwork hours with students with disabilities.