The Certificate Program in Inclusive Education focuses on research-based, inclusive pedagogies with a focus on teaching students with special rights and those students deemed at risk. Both general and special education teachers will gain in-depth instruction on how to successfully co-teach and co-plan to include these students in classrooms as well as in informal educational settings.
- Develop a basic understanding of the academic and social needs of students with special rights and those students who are at-risk.
- Identify and develop basic pedagogies, discipline plans, Individualized Education Plans, and work with educational teams.
- Examine response-to-intervention, collaborative differentiated instruction, and assessment for diverse learners.
- Examine the contextual issues and critically analyzes the history of disabilities in society and in educational systems, while examining the implementation and implications of public laws.
- Contextually analyze critical issues for students with disabilities in classroom.
- Transcripts from all previous institutions you attended.
- A copy of a valid, standard Ohio teaching license, proof of out-of-state teaching license, or proof that you are currently pursing graduate or post-bachelorette teaching license.
- Letter of support from supervisor on school letterhead. If you are not currently working as a teacher, please provide one professional letter of recommendation.
- EDUTL 5501 - Inclusion: Philosophical, Social, and Practice Issues (3 credits) OR ESSPED 5769 - Delivering Effective Services to Enhance the Inclusion of Students with Special Needs (3 credits)
- EDUTL/ESSPED 5505 - Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (3 credits)
- EDUTL 7075 - Disabilities in Education (3 credits)
- EDUTL 5521 - Co-teaching and Co-Planning (3 credits)