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Registration deadline: FRIDAY, SEPT. 10, 2021 PLE AS E NOT E : Due to the coronavirus crisis, FALL 2021 registration will only be available online at www.uft.org. See pages 3-4 for instructions.
Table of Contents Registration Information and Instructions�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 3-4 General Information � �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������5 Promoting Professionalism • Getting Credit�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������6 College Fair Information�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 7 FALL 2021 Calendar � �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������8 MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS MERCY COLLEGE: Master of Science in Education� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 10 Master of Science in TESOL������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 11 Master of Science in Teaching Literacy � ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������12 NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY: Master of Science in Instructional Technology (MSIT)� ����������������������������������������������������������������������12 Master of Science in Childhood Education, Grades 1-6��������������������������������������������������������������������13 Master of Science in Early Childhood Education, Birth-Grade 2���������������������������������������������������������14 Master of Arts in Teaching���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������15 United Federation of Teachers EDUCATIONAL Middle School Certification Extensions ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������15 Master of Science in School Counseling (Guidance)������������������������������������������������������������������������ 17 TOURO COLLEGE: Master of Science in Education and Special Education� ������������������������������������������� 19 CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS PROGRAMS BROOKLYN COLLEGE������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������23 MERCY COLLEGE ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������25 NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY�����������������������������������������������������������������������25 NYIT/NCDA � ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������25 NYSUT COLLEGE PARTNERS � ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������26 GRADUATE EDUCATION COURSES UNITED FEDERATION OF TEACHERS GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES Assessment • Early Childhood Education • Math Education����������������� 28 SPECIAL EDUCATION COURSES Teaching Strategies� �������������������������������������������������������������������� 28 OFFICERS: Michael Mulgrew ONLINE GRADUATE EDUCATION COURSES PRESIDENT Achievement and Growth � ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 30 LeRoy Barr Adolescent Development � ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 30 SECRETARY Behavior Analysis � �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 30 Debra Penny Bilingual Education � ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������30 TREASURER Bullying � ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������31 Michael Sill Early Childhood������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������31 ASSISTANT SECRETARY Guidance/Special Education��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������31 Thomas Brown Innovation������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 32 ASSISTANT TREASURER Instructional Strategies � ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 32 VICE PRESIDENTS: Literacy � ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 33 Karen Alford Math Education� ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 33 Evelyn DeJesus Middle-Level Education������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 34 MaryJo Ginese Reading��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 34 Anne Goldman Special Education � �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 35 Janella Hinds Student Development��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 36 Richard Mantell Teaching & Brain Research��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 36 Sterling Roberson Teaching Strategies������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 36 UNDERGRADUATE COLLEGE COURSES COLLEGE COURSE PROGRAM ST. FRANCIS COLLEGE Secretarial Courses for Licensing � ��������������������������������������������������������������� 39 Laurie Hallick PEER INTERVENTIONPROGRAM COORDINATOR Peer Intervention Program information����������������������������������������������������������������������� 39 Frango Akrivos DESIGN & LAYOUT MANDATED WORKSHOPS FOR NEW TEACHERS Cathy Mozyck Child Abuse Recognition • The Needs of Children with Autism DATA MANAGEMENT Violence Prevention • DASA Anti-Bullying����������������������������������������������������������������������������� 43 UFT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS 2 FALL 2021
Registration Procedures COVID-19 pandemic: “T” COURSES ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR UFT MEMBERS: Register through the union’s Website: www.uft.org. See online registration instructions on page 4. SAFETY FIRST The UFT Course Program is not responsible for any errors in online registration. If you are having difficulty registering, please call 212-475-3737 for assistance. ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR NON-MEMBERS: Non-members should call 212-475-3737 for registration assistance. Please know that the UFT and REGISTRATION FEE: $50 payable by credit card (Visa or MasterCard only). No cash will be accepted. our collaborating colleges are Registration fees are never refundable unless the UFT Course Program cancels the course. committed to the health and safety TUITION PAYMENT: of our members, our instructors Instructions for tuition payment will be given at the first class. Tuition is payable by check, money order or credit card. Visa and MasterCard are accepted by Brooklyn College, College and their families. Our goal is to of Mount Saint Vincent and New York Institute of Technology. Touro College will email maintain a safe workplace and payment instructions to students. No cash will be accepted. encourage practices that protect WITHDRAWALS: Participants wishing to withdraw from “T” courses before the first class must notify the public health. UFT Course Program in writing. Once classes begin, participants must notify the college in writing to avoid academic consequences. Refunds are made at the college’s discretion. For that reason, we and the BILLING ISSUES: Call a UFT Course Program assistant at 212-475-3737 during business hours. partnering colleges prepared to run site-based coursework remotely until a time that we “E” COURSES can safely return to face-to-face REGISTRATION FEE: meetings. Credit-card payments will be accepted only for the TOTAL tuition (including $50 non- refundable fee), which will be charged two weeks prior to course start date. You will continue to receive TUITION PAYMENT: Tuition for graduate courses is $1,370 per 3-credit course. A discount of 40% is applicable to active updates regarding the status of dues-paying UFT/NYSUT members (currently $822). (Tuition for undergraduate courses varies.) remote/face-to-face courses. Students must register online at NYSUT’s Web site — http://elt.nysut.org — by credit card (American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa). ONLINE COURSE TUITION PAYMENT: Payment will be charged two weeks prior to course start date. No refunds can be made once the course begins. TEXTBOOKS: Textbooks for ELT courses must be purchased before the class start date directly via a All registration bookstore of the student’s choice. For a list of required texts, please visit http://elt.nysut.org. WITHDRAWAL & REFUND POLICY: will take place online. If a course is canceled by ELT, all paid tuition is 100% refundable. Withdrawing from classroom courses: Withdrawing from online courses: Mail in and in-person • Participants who withdraw prior to the • Participants who withdraw prior to the registration will not course start date will be charged a $50 course start date will be charged a $50 administrative fee. administrative fee. be available for • P articipants who withdraw at the end of • P articipants who withdraw within the first FALL 2021 courses. the first class will receive a refund of paid two weeks of class will be refunded half of tuition, less the $50 administrative fee. paid tuition. • Participants who withdraw prior to the • Participants who withdraw prior to the If you need assistance course start date must send fax to NYSUT course start date must send a fax to with registration, please call ELT at (518) 213-6456. NYSUT ELT at (518) 213-6456. • P articipants who withdraw at the end of • Participants who withdraw at the end of 212-475-3737. the first class must inform NYSUT ELT (see the first class must inform NYSUT ELT (see above) as well as their instructor. above) as well as their instructor. Online registration is available only to • No refunds will be given after the second • No refunds will be given after the second UFT members. Non-members, may class. week. call the number above for assistance. UFT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS 3 FALL 2021
Online Registration Instructions PLEASE NOTE: All registration must take place online “T” COURSES “E” COURSES To register for a course please use the To register for a course please use the following directions: following directions: 1. Go to www.uft.org 1. Go to http://elt.nysut.org. 2. Under the Teaching tab click “Professional 2. Click on “Search Course” located on the Development” left-side tool bar. 3. Click Courses and Workshops 3. To locate the course for which you wish to 4. On the top right hand corner of the page register, for you can: click “Log In/Sign Up” If you do not have •T ype UFT Code number (ie Exx.1) in the an account you will be prompted to create Search Terms Box; or an account •S elect “New York City” from the drop 5. If you already have an account go halfway down box (located under Search Terms down the page click “Access The Online Box and has a magnifying glass symbol) Catalog And Registration” 4. Select your course and click the “Enroll” 6. Click College CourseS FALL 2021 button at the bottom. 7. Choose the College 5. Returning users should use their existing 10. Choose the course and section and click accounts (if previously set up by the UFT, on the course number for example T000.1 your log-in is your email address and your password is “nysutelt”). 11. Click “Sign Up” 6. New users will create a new account in 12. Then click either “Continue Shopping” to MLP. add a course or “Proceed to Checkout” 7. Credit cards will be charged two weeks 14. Complete registration by entering your prior to the start date of the course. credit card. The $50 registration will be charged. Tuition will be paid directly to the college. Keep a record of your If you are a person with REGISTRATION selection with all of the relevant information: a disability and need DEADLINE: UFT code, college course number, location, class times and starting date. special accommodations, please notify us in writing SEPT. 10, 2021 See page 3 for registration procedures. during registration. UFT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS 4 FALL 2021
READ CAREFULLY G eneral Information Please read carefully and keep as a reference All teachers seeking to matriculate in any college’s master’s degree program must apply directly to the ⊲ Course listings are grouped by category: master’s degree programs; certificate pro- grams; post-master’s programs; graduate general education; graduate special education; college, meet all requirements and graduate online education; and undergraduate. Subject areas are arranged alphabetically be accepted by that college. in each category. There are also separate listings for secretaries; paraprofessionals; UFT Each college has discretion over workshops on child abuse recognition, the needs of children with autism, and violence which courses, if any, will be accepted prevention; free UFT-sponsored stress-management workshops (Spring and Fall semes- toward one of its master’s degrees, ters only); and the Peer Intervention Program for tenured members who need one-on-one help in perfecting professional skills. and also how many courses students are required to take on campus. ⊲ The UFT Course Program and the NYSUT Education and Learning Trust offer master’s degree courses in education from various area colleges to assist teachers in obtaining ini- A college may or may not accept tial and professional/permanent certification. See the “Master’s Degree Programs” section UFT-sponsored courses that are not beginning on page 9. part of a particular master’s degree ⊲ Registration for FALL 2021 courses will only take place online. Instructions for online program. Be sure to check with the registration can be found on page 4. college so that your efforts are not ⊲ Colleges and universities will not allow students to continue as non-matriculants af- wasted. ter 6, 9 or 12 credits,depending on their policies. Please check by calling the college’s The master’s degree descriptions education department. If you are seeking a master’s through the UFT Course Program, this listed here are presented to information is listed in the college description under “Master’s Degree Programs” begin- ning on page 9 of this catalog. highlight each particular program’s ⊲ Registration fees are not refundable unless the course is canceled by the UFT Course requirements, but are not meant Program. to substitute for the college’s own ⊲ The deadline for receipt of registration fees is Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. Keep a copy of your catalog. registration receipt for your records. It is highly recommended that you ⊲ Some courses may have different meeting times and dates. P lease read all starting obtain a college catalog for admission dates carefully. Instructors will provide a course schedule at the first class meeting. policies and procedural information. ⊲ Course schedules and offerings are subject to cancellation based on registration. Instructions for tuition payment will be available at the first class. HOW TO GET IN TOUCH If tuition is not paid on time, some colleges impose a late fee. The UFT Educational Programs, including This may be up to $100 or more, and is determined NYSUT/ELT and the UFT Course Program, by each college’s policy. are located at 52 Broadway (near Wall Street), New York, NY 10004. Please direct ⊲ If you drop a course after attending the first session, a portion of your tuition may all mail and inquiries to that location. be refunded after the UFT Course Program and the college offering the course receive You can also call 212-475-3737 and written notification of your decision. The refund will be pro-rated in accordance with the established college/program policy. Processing refunds takes at least six weeks. ask to speak with a NYSUT/ELT or UFT Course Program assistant. Please have ⊲ Bounced checksfor tuition payments will be returned by banks with an administrative fee the following information ready when you set by the individual college/program. To maintain registration in the course, replacement payments must be made immediately with a certified check or money order only. call: UFT code, title and location of your course. ⊲ Photo ID is required for admission to courses at public schools and UFT borough offices. For specific information on degree or certificate programs, please consult the college’s catalog and call the contact IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING person listed at the UFT Course Program, DEGREE & CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS NYSUT/ELT or the participating college. Descriptions of degree and certificate programs have been provided to the UFT Course Program PROOF OF by the collaborating colleges or universities. IMMUNIZATION NOTE: All courses, locations, dates, times and tui- Any problems, issues or concerns regarding this REQUIRED tions may change without notice. The UFT Course information or your academic status must be S tudents born on or after Jan. 1, Program strives to offer the most current infor- addressed there and not to the UFT. The UFT 1957 are required to provide the mation available before each issue’s publication college with proof of immuniza- Course Program does not grant credit; only the deadline, but cannot be held responsible for any tion from measles, mumps and collaborating colleges and universities can do so. rubella by the start of classes. later changes. UFT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS 5 FALL 2021
P romoting Professionalism UFT Educational Programs lead the way When it comes to expanding the knowledge and skills of UFT of child abuse and learning how to report it; another is on preventing members, no one does it better than the UFT Educational Programs. violence in schools; the third is on the needs of children with autism; They include: and the fourth is on prevention and intervention against bullying. Visit www.uft.org for workshop scheduling. ⊲ UFT Teacher Center. ⊲ NYSUT Education and Learning Trust. Knowing how tough it can be getting through a day in our schools, the union’s Stress Management Workshops provide tuition-free ⊲ UFT/Department of Education Peer Intervention Program. courses for members (Fall and Spring semesters only). ⊲ UFT Stress Management Workshops Finally, the union worked long and hard with the NYC Department of (Spring and Fall semesters only). Education to create the Peer Intervention Program through a section ⊲ UFT TeacherLine. in our contract. PIP helps tenured, appointed teachers improve ⊲ Mandated Workshops on: their classroom skills with confidential, one-on-one assistance in • Child Abuse Recognition. participants’ own schools. Admission is by application only. See • The Needs of Children with Autism. page XX for details. • Violence Prevention. • Dignity For All Students Act (DASA): Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying, and Discrimination IMPORTANT NOTICE in Schools: Prevention and Intervention TO ALL TEACHERS APPLYING The NYSUT Education and Learning Trust and the UFT Course Program offer a wide variety of no-nonsense, hands-on, credit- FOR NYS INITIAL CERTIFICATION bearing courses taught by savvy classroom teachers at sites citywide. These courses can be used to meet state certification, to achieve salary differentials or to enhance your professional growth. In addition to other regulations, the state The UFT Teacher Center also has school-based consultants who requires teachers to attend workshops on: provide day-to-day professional support in schools throughout the city. Through local resource centers full of instructional materials, ⊲ Child Abuse Recognition And Reporting (two hours) they work with individual UFT members as well as with programs and ⊲ The Needs of Children With Autism (three hours) entire schools, providing workshops, planning sessions, coaching ⊲ Violence Prevention (two hours) and other support activities. New York State requires all teachers who are seeking initial ⊲ Dignity for All Students Act (six hours) certification to take four workshops. One is on recognizing the signs Getting Credit Here are answers to several common questions the UFT Course MERCY COLLEGE Program receives: MS in Education ⊲ If you are in a master’s or doctoral program, you should check MS in Teaching Literacy with your college to verify that it will accept particular courses MS in Teaching TESOL in this educational supplement for credit toward your degree. NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ⊲ Only the NYS Education Department can tell you which of these courses will meet your individual certification requirements. MS in Childhood Education, Grades 1-6 Although the state has approved all of these courses, that MS in Instructional Technology does not mean that every course will satisfy your particular MS in Adolescence Education: Specialist in Mathematics requirements, so we urge you to contact the State Education MS in Adolescence Education: Specialist in Science Department at 518-474-3901 or TCERT@mail.nysed.gov. MS in Childhood Education: Professional Certification ⊲ The NYS Education Department often updates certification MS in School Counseling requirements. Most classroom teaching certificates require three semester hours in methods of teaching reading. MS in School Counseling with Bilingual Extension Many require additional semester hours in teaching TOURO COLLEGE literacy skills. Each individual evaluation form will give the amount of literacy course work required beyond the three MS in Education and Special Education semester hours needed in methods of teaching reading. You may select reading courses listed in this catalog. It is important to note that students must apply formally ⊲ Although all of these graduate-level courses carry college credit, to the college, meet all requirements, and be accepted for courses offered by the UFT Course Program do not, in and of matriculation into the college’s master’s degree program. themselves, lead to a graduate degree, with these exceptions: UFT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS 6 FALL 2021
Virtual FALL 2021 COLLEGE FAIR The UFT Course Program and the NYSUT Education and Learning Trust invite you to reserve this important date to meet with representatives of most sponsoring colleges offering master’s degree programs for teachers. Explore all the available opportunities in low-cost, conveniently located courses leading to degrees in education, liberal studies, literacy, technology, TESOL, professional studies and educational administration. At this virtual college fair we have invited representatives from Brooklyn College, Mercy College, New York Institute of Technology, and Touro College to participate and provide information about the different programs and answers to your questions. Application packets will also be made available. Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021 • 3:30-5:30 p.m. Visit www.uft.org in August 2021 for registration information. Need More Information? NEW UFT TEACHER CENTER PEER INTERVENTION PROGRAM UNION PHONE 212-475-3737 212-844-0600 NUMBERS UFT COURSE PROGRAM & email@example.com DOE members NYSUT EDUCATION AND LEARNING TRUST NEEDS OF CHILDREN WITH 212-331-6311 212-475-3737 AUTISM WORKSHOPS DOE functional CERTIFICATION SERVICES 212-475-3737 chapter members 212-331-6312 212-420-1830 STRESS MANAGEMENT WORKSHOPS Private sector members CHILD ABUSE RECOGNITION WORKSHOPS 212-475-3737 212-331-6313 Fall & Spring semesters only 212-475-3737 Retirees TEACHERLINE 212-331-6314 DIGNITY FOR ALL STUDENTS ACT (DASA) 212-233-8800 212-701-9413 firstname.lastname@example.org ELEMENTARY WORKSHOPS Fall & Spring: Mon.–Fri. 4–6 p.m. Find out about inclement weather Summer: Mon.–Thurs. 9 a.m.–noon and other emergency situations, 212-598-9252 VICTIM SUPPORT PROGRAM news developments and important MIDDLE SCHOOL WORKSHOPS deadlines by checking 212-598-6853 212-598-6839 the recorded messages on the VIOLENCE PREVENTION WORKSHOPS UFT Hotline, 212-777-0190 HIGH SCHOOL WORKSHOPS or by accessing our website: 212-701-9413 212-510-6444 www.uft.org. UFT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS 7 FALL 2021
FALL 2021 HOW TO USE THIS CALENDAR Read each course listing carefully. Note the day of the week the course runs on, the Session MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT SUN starting date and the number of sessions scheduled. Then, in the table below, find 1 9/20 9/21 9/22 9/23 9/24 9/25 9/19 that day of the week and follow the dates that are listed in its column. 2 9/27 9/28 9/29 9/30 10/1 10/2 9/26 For example, a Tuesday course that starts on 9/29 and runs for 12 sessions will meet on: 3 10/4 10/5 10/6 10/7 10/15 10/16 10/3 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/23, 11/30 and 12/7. 4 10/18 10/12 10/13 10/14 10/22 10/23 10/17 If a course doesn’t follow this schedule, a note will be 5 10/25 10/19 10/20 10/21 10/29 10/30 10/24 included in the description. NOTE 6 11/1 10/26 10/27 10/28 11/5 11/6 10/31 NO CLASSES WILL BE HELD ON THESE DATES: 7 11/8 11/2 11/3 11/4 11/12 11/13 11/14 ROSH HASHANAH SEPT. 6 – 7, 2021 COLUMBUS DAY 8 11/15 11/9 11/10 11/18 11/19 11/20 11/21 OCT. 11, 2021 YOM KIPPUR SEPT. 16, 2021 9 11/22 11/16 11/17 12/2 12/3 12/4 12/5 TEACHER UNION DAY NOV. 7, 2021 10 11/29 11/23 12/1 12/9 12/10 12/11 12/12 VETERAN’S DAY NOV. 11, 2021 THANKSGIVING RECESS 11 12/6 11/30 12/8 12/16 12/17 12/18 12/19 NOV. 24 – 28, 2021 WINTER RECESS DEC. 23, 2021 – JAN. 3, 2022 12 12/13 12/7 12/15 1/6 1/7 1/8 1/9 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY JAN. 17, 2022 13 12/20 12/14 12/22 1/13 1/15 ATTENTION, TOURO COLLEGE 14 1/3 12/21 1/5 1/20 STUDENTS: In addition to the dates listed above, Touro College courses 15 1/10 1/12 will NOT meet on: SEPT. 21, 22, 28 & 29, 2021. Touro courses do not meet on * Course Calendar Is subject to change pending the release Friday evenings or Saturdays. of the DOE calendar for the 2021-2022 school year.
Master’s Degree Programs READ CAREFULLY All teachers seeking to matriculate in part of a particular master’s degree any college’s master’s degree program program. Be sure to check with the col- must apply directly to the college, meet lege so that your efforts are not wast- all requirements and be accepted by ed. The master’s degree descriptions that college. A college has sole discre- listed here are presented to highlight tion over which courses, if any, will be each particular program’s require- accepted toward one of its master’s ments, but are not meant to substitute degrees, and also how many courses for the college’s own catalog. you are required to take on campus. It is highly recommended that you ob- A college may or may not accept tain a college catalog for admission UFT-sponsored courses that are not policies and procedural information. PROOF OF IMMUNIZATION REQUIRED Students born on or after Jan. 1, 1957 are required to provide the college with proof of immuniza- tion from measles, mumps and rubella by the start of classes.
MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS MERCY COLLEGE Students who are matriculated in any Mercy College IMPORTANT INFORMATION: program are not eligible to take a course through Students are not eligible to register for a Mercy NYSUT or UFT. sponsored course through NYSUT ELT or UFT if: ELT is NOT Descriptions of these degree and certificate programs have been provided to the responsible for ® they have already completed 15 Mercy College UFT Course Program by the collaborating college or university. Any problems, issues reimbursement of credits through NYSUT ELT or UFT, or concerns regarding this information or your academic status must be addressed tuition for students ® they are currently matriculated into a Mercy there, and not to the UFT. The UFT Course Program does not grant credit; only the who register for any College degree or Advanced Certificate Program, collaborating colleges and universities can do so. Mercy courses if they meet any of ® they are on a financial hold with Mercy College, or these criteria. ® they were academically dismissed by Mercy NOTE ABOUT CERTIFICATION College. Upon completion of the dual certification program in Literacy, Mercy College will recommend candidates for New York State certification in both Literacy, Birth-Grade 6, and Literacy, Grades 5-12. REGISTRATION PROCEDURES See page 4 ELT is not responsible for reimbursement of tuition for students TUITION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE who register for the same course twice. The NYSUT Education and Learning Trust, in collaboration with GREE. Consult your individual program plan to select your required Mercy College, invites you to participate in a 15-credit (maximum) courses. program designed to lead to one of several different Master of Sci- If you have questions or need further advisement, please call ence in Education degrees from Mercy College as well as certifica- Jung Kang Miller at 914-674-7333. For more information about tion from the New York State Education Department. These cours- Mercy College admissions, please visit www.mercy.edu. For reg- es may lead to a Master of Science degree and certification in one istration information only, call a UFT Course Program assistant of the following programs: at 212-475-3737. ® Master of Science in Early Childhood Education, Birth-Grade 2 ® Master of Science in Childhood Education, Grades 1-6 NOTE ® Master of Science in Adolescence Education, Grades 7-12 ® Only 5 NYSUT ELT courses can be applied to a Master’s partnership program ® Master of Science in Teaching English to Speakers of Other with Mercy College. (1-2 for Advanced Certificate, depending on the program). Languages (TESOL) ® Ten (10) hours Field Work is required. Program participants have an opportunity to earn up to 15 edu- ® If completing field work, a Taskstream account is required. cation credits and apply successfully completed courses toward a ® Prospective candidates must apply for the Mercy graduate program upon Mercy College master’s degree. NYSUT/ELT offers these courses completion of the UFT course(s) in order to be admitted and enrolled. as part of a diverse degree program. Tuition for graduate courses ® In order to matriculate, candidates must meet the admission requirements. is $1,370 per 3-credit course. A discount of 40% is applicable to ac- ® Please visit the Mercy College web site at www.mercy.edu for more detailed tive dues-paying UFT/NYSUT members (currently $822), which includes information for each of the degree programs and certifications offered. a $50 registration fee. There will be a $50 administration fee for cancelling your participation in a class. Students will be charged 2 weeks prior to the start of class. MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD Be mindful: New York State regulation (effective Fall of 2016) re- EDUCATION, BIRTH-GRADE 2 quires that all graduate schools of education use a standardized MASTER OF SCIENCE IN CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, test as part of the admission process. If you are planning to ma- GRADES 1-6 triculate into a Graduate Education Program, you will have to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) in order to meet this new Required core courses regulation. EDUC 500 Educational Foundations from Diverse Perspectives Once students matriculate into Mercy College, the remaining EDUC 502 Foundations in Education for Students with course work must be completed at one of the Mercy College cam- Disabilities puses: Bronx, Manhattan, Dobbs Ferry or Yorktown, N.Y. In addition, EDUC 506 Educational Evaluation and Assessment from Early courses may not be taken simultaneously through the UFT and at Childhood through Adolescence Mercy College. EDUC 507 Approaches to Literacy Instruction in Early Childhood through Adolescence On-campus reduced tuition rate Students who enter the NYSUT/ELT master’s program at Mercy Required core courses for Early Childhood Education, College are entitled to a one-third tuition scholarship, based upon Birth-Grade 2 the existing tuition rate. Currently, students who are entitled to this EDUC 513 Introduction to Early Childhood Education: reduced tuition rate are paying $1,612 per 3-credit course. Tuition Foundations, Methods and Materials rates are subject to change by the college. EDUC 514 Working with Parents and Families of Children in Early Childhood and Childhood NOT ALL LISTED COURSES APPLY TO EACH MASTER’S DE- CONTINUED UFT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS 10 FALL 2021
MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ADOLESCENCE EDUCATION, Required bilingual extension courses GRADES 7-12 EDUC 505* Teaching English as a Second Language EDUC 508 Theory and Practice in Bilingual Education Required core courses EDUC 509 Linguistics and Language Development EDUC 500 Educational Foundations from Diverse Perspectives EDUC 602* Native Language Arts and Social Sciences in EDUC 502 Foundations in Education for Students with Bilingual Education Disabilities EDUC 604* Mathematics and Science in Bilingual Education EDUC 506 Educational Evaluation and Assessment from Early Childhood through Adolescence Candidates without experience in a bilingual setting must have EDUC 507 Approaches to Literacy Instruction in Early Childhood 50 hours in bilingual classroom setting. through Adolescence * available on campus only MASTER OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN TEACHING ENGLISH TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES (TESOL) MERCY COLLEGE MASTER’S PROGRAM COURSES Required core courses EDUC 501* Education in Today’s Schools Register online at http://elt.nysut.org. EDUC 504 Cultural Perspectives and the Teaching Learning See registration instructions on page 3. Process EDUC 506 Educational Evaluation and Assessment from Early EDUC 500 • EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS FROM DIVERSE PERSPEC- Childhood through Adolescence TIVES—Mercy College • This course offers a critical overview of the forces EDUC 507 Approaches to Literacy Instruction in Early Childhood (historical, legal, financial, organizational, and philosophical) that provide the through Adolescence foundation of education. It will allow students to examine, debate and specu- EDUC 508 Theory and Practice in Bilingual Education late about the controversies that impact schools and teachers, now and into the EDUC 509 Linguistics and Language Development future. These basic concepts of education are examined from the diverse per- EDUC 590 The Teaching of Writing and the Writing Process spectives of race, gender, disabilities, and language learners. Aspects of edu- * available on campus only cation such as funding, instructional strategies, and due-process procedures will be examined for their impact on social justice concerns such as equity and access, alternative ways of knowing, funds of knowledge, and other cultural ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATION IN STUDENTS WITH factors as they impinge on the learning process. The role of the teacher as fa- DISABILITIES – 12 CREDITS cilitator of critical thinking and as promoter of socially responsible action in the society will be considered. 3 credits. Tuition for graduate courses is $1,370 per Students who possess a BA or BS degree and an appropriate 3-credit course. A discount of 40% is applicable to active dues-paying UFT/NYSUT mem- teaching certificate may apply to the NYS Education Department bers (currently $822 which includes a $50 registration fee). for a Students with Disabilities individual certificate upon success- UFT CODE: E1.1 DAY: Wed. TIME: 4:30pm-7:45pm ful completion of the required course work and satisfaction of all INSTRUCTOR: Lorraine Engel 1st CLASS: 9/22 SESSIONS: 13 other NYSED requirements. For further information, contact Mercy College or the NYSED. LOCATION: Online Via Zoom Required core courses EDUC 502 Foundations in Education for Students with EDUC 506 • EDUCATIONAL EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT FROM EARLY Disabilities CHILDHOOD THROUGH ADOLESCENCE—Mercy College • S tudy of testing EDUC 546 Educational Assessment for Students with Disabilities concepts and the application of assessment to the classroom setting. The focus EDUC 531 Methods and Materials in Teaching Students with is on relating assessment principles to standards-based instruction, identifying Disabilities, Birth-Grade 6 (ONLY) or appropriate performance standards, effectively communicating these stan- EDUC 532 Methods and Materials in Teaching Students with dards, and providing appropriate feedback to students. Included are planning of Disabilities, Grades 7-12 (ONLY) summative assessments, the construction and use of multiple choice, true-false, and essay type items, performance assessments and portfolios, student obser- vation techniques and ratings scales, and the use and interpretation of stan- BILINGUAL EXTENSION ADVANCED CERTIFICATE dardized test data. Ten hours of fieldwork required. 3 credits. Tuition for gradu- – 15 CREDITS ate courses is $1,370 per 3-credit course. A discount of 40% is applicable to active dues-paying UFT/NYSUT members (currently $822 which includes a $50 registration fee). The NYSUT/Education and Learning Trust, in collaboration with Mercy College, offers a program to prepare students for a Bilingual UFT CODE: E2.1 DAY: Thurs. TIME: 4:30p-7:45p Extension Advanced Certificate. Only those students holding an ini- INSTRUCTOR: Cynthia Balzaretti 1st CLASS: 9/23 SESSIONS: 13 tial teaching certification and a master’s degree are eligible for this LOCATION: Online Via Zoom program, which may lead to professional certification, depending on your credentials. Students must also complete field experiences EDUC 507 • APPROACHES TO LITERACY INSTRUCTION IN EARLY CHILD- at the appropriate grade level of the certificate and achieve a pass- HOOD THROUGH ADOLESCENCE—Mercy College • This course focuses on ing score on the Bilingual Evaluation Assessment (BEA) exam to be the examination and analysis of effective literacy instruction for students at all eligible for certification. levels. It includes the exploration of appropriate techniques for diverse learn- If you have questions or need further advisement, please con- ers. Techniques for continued assessment in reading, remediation and enrich- tact Jung Kang Miller at email@example.com or 914-674-7333. ment are discussed. This course requires 10 hours of practical application of For more information about Mercy College admissions, please methods in classrooms and field assignments, such as observation records, visit www.mercy.edu. CONTINUED UFT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS 11 FALL 2021
MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS tutoring, and diagnostic evaluation and analysis. 3 credits. Tuition for graduate Required core courses (for all MS in Teaching Literacy programs) courses is $1,370 per 3-credit course. A discount of 40% is applicable to active EDUC 507 Approaches to Literacy in Early Childhood through dues-paying UFT/NYSUT members (currently $822 which includes a $50 registration fee). Adolescence UFT CODE: E3.1 DAY: Mon. TIME: 4:30p-7:45p EDUC 561 Literacy Instruction for Students with Disabilities INSTRUCTOR: Bonnie Strum 1st CLASS: 9/20 SESSIONS: 13 Teaching Literacy, Birth-Grade 6, and Teaching Literacy, LOCATION: Online Via Zoom Birth-Grade 12 EDUC 522 Language Development and Literacy Acquisition EDUC 591 Child and Adolescent Literature MASTER OF SCIENCE IN TEACHING LITERACY, EDUC 590 The Teaching of Writing and the Writing Process BIRTH – GRADE 12 (33 CREDITS) MATRICULATION Mercy College, in conjunction with the NYSUT Education and Upon completing the five courses listed, students must apply Learning Trust (NYSUT/ELT), is offering a Master of Science degree for matriculation to Mercy College. The remaining course work of in Teaching Literacy. Upon successful completion of the program, 18 credits will be offered at Mercy College’s Bronx, Manhattan or all students may be eligible for the Literacy, Birth-Grade 6, or the Dobbs Ferry campuses. Students are offered a one-third tuition Literacy, Grades 5-12. discount, based on the full tuition rate upon matriculation. Current- ly, this reduced rate is $1,612 per 3-credit course. Tuition rates are Prerequisite for admission: subject to change by the college. Students entering the Master of Science in Literacy program If you have questions or need further advisement, please con- must have a provisional or initial teaching certificate in another cer- tact Jung Kang Miller, Associate Professor/Chairperson of Literacy tificate title, prior to registering for these NYSUT courses. and Multilingual Studies at firstname.lastname@example.org or 914-674-7333. Initially, non-matriculated students must take five courses at For more information about Mercy College admissions, please $1,370 per 3-credit graduate course. A discount of 40% is appli- visit www.mercy.edu. For registration information only, call a UFT cable to active dues-paying UFT/NYSUT members (currently Course Program assistant at 212-475-3737. $822),which includes a $50 registration fee. NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY MASTER DEGREES IN: INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY;EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION; CHILDHOOD EDUCATION; ADOLESCENT EDUCATION; AND SCHOOL COUNSELING Descriptions of these degree and certificate programs have been provided to the IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT UFT Course Program by the collaborating college or university. Any problems, issues NYIT’S MASTER OF SCIENCE PROGRAMS or concerns regarding this information or your academic status must be addressed College advisement for all NYIT graduate programs is available at UFT there, and not to the UFT. The UFT Course Program does not grant credit; only the collaborating colleges and universities can do so. Headquarters during the College Fair (see page 7), or by contacting the program contact person listed under each program to schedule an appointment. Students who have completed 9 credits must contact REGISTRATION PROCEDURES See page 3 the college before registering for courses. For general program infor- mation, call NYIT at 212-261-1515 or 516-686-7777; you may also visit TUITION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE www.nyit.edu/education. Up to 40 CTLE hours may be Potential graduates should be aware that since most off-campus courses end provided for NYIT courses. later than those offered on campus, a diploma might not be awarded until the semester following the completion of course work. MASTER OF SCIENCE IN INSTRUCTIONAL EDIT 605 Instructional Applications of the Internet TECHNOLOGY FOR EDUCATORS (MSIT) – 33 CREDITS EDIT 610 Multimedia/Authoring EDIT 695 Field Experience Practicum and Seminar Requirements for admission to the MSIT master’s program Required pedagogical applications ® 3.0 undergraduate average for full matriculation; and NYS EDIT 614 Language Arts and Technology certification; EDIT 624 Math, Science and Technology I (math focus) EDIT 623 Math, Science and Technology II (science focus) ® GRE/MAT exam (or completed master’s degree) Elective Required foundation/professional core courses EDIT 663 Educational Use of Social Media EDIT 603 Foundations I: Philosophy and Technology of Education Pedagogical application EDIT 608 Curriculum Design and Development EDIT 690 Assessment and Evaluation EDIT 618 Foundations II: Diversity, Learning and Technology CONTINUED UFT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS 12 FALL 2021
MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MSIT ® Experience with tools for problem-solving and communication FOR EDUCATORS PROGRAM in the PreK-12 setting ® Expertise in integrating technology and standards in the PreK- This master’s program in Instructional Technology develops ex- 12 curriculum pertise in the use of leading-edge media and technology for teach- ® Exciting learning environments with practitioner instructional ing and learning. Graduates of the program become master teach- technology faculty ers in P–12 classrooms, or school or district instructional technology ® Option for non-certified educators/others interested in leaders, staff developers and curriculum designers. Initial courses technology in teaching and learning enhance teachers’ expertise with a wide range of media and ap- For further details, contact Erin Fabian of NYIT at efabian@ plications and set the stage for understanding how instructional nyit.edu, or call 212-261-1529 for an appointment. technology can fulfill its potential to Entice, Encourage, Enable and Empower learners. Building on theories of learning, motivation and curriculum design, teachers next learn to apply newly developed MASTER OF SCIENCE IN CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, technology skills in language arts, social studies, math, science and GRADES 1-6 (MSCHED) technology curricular content. An innovative action research proj- ect caps the experience as participants join the small number of 45 CREDITS INITIAL CERTIFICATION certified educational technology specialists in New York State. About the Instructional Technology program: Upon completion of all NYS certification requirements, this program leads to a master’s degree and eligibility for ® Aligned with the latest National Educational Technology NYS Initial Certification in Childhood Education, Grades Standards (NETS) for Coaches from the International Society 1-6. The program facilitates the development of an un- for Technology in Education (ISTE) derstanding of child development; curriculum design; effective in- ® Candidates are prepared to be coaches and professional structional practices to teach all children; and the integration of developers who design and provide building- and district-level technology in teaching and learning. PD using instructional technologies ® Degree requirements have been streamlined (33 credits) and For initial certification, all applicants to the program must total tuition costs remain competitive ® have an earned bachelor’s degree with a GPA of 3.0* and a ® All courses have been updated to meet the latest curricular major or its equivalent (minimum of 30-credit concentration) standards and reflect cutting-edge approaches to using in biology, chemistry, economics, English, social studies, technology in diverse K-12 classrooms history, life science, mathematics, physics, psychology, or ® New elective courses are now available interdisciplinary arts and sciences; ® State required field experience hours (50) are consolidated into ® have completed 6 credits in each of the following college- a new Practicum and Seminar course level courses: English, social studies, science, mathematics, a The program offers: language other than English and a form of creative expression. ® A 33-credit Master of Science degree in Instructional Qualified candidates will be able to make up deficits in up to Technology two areas before completion of the program; ® Eligibility for NYS certification as an Educational Technology ® GRE/MAT exam Specialist ® personal statement ® Eligibility for permanent or professional certification in first ® 2 letters of recommendation certificate area ® Opportunity to become proficient in the use of leading-edge * Students with a GPA of less than 3.0 require special advisement. technology ® Professional development for leadership in applying Foundation Courses: educational technology EDPC 603 Foundations I: Philosophy & Technology of Education EDPC 605 Curriculum Design and Development EDPC 610 Foundations II: Diversity, Learning and Technology EDPC 615 Human Growths and Development, B-Grade 6 Technology Core: EDPC 664 Institutes in Education Literacy Core: EDLI 635 Theory and Practice of Literacy Instruction EDLI 636 Diagnosis and Remediation of Literacy Disorders Content Core: EDLA 615 English Language Arts and Technology EDSS 620 Social Studies and Technology EDMA 625 Math, Science and Technology I EDSC 626 Math, Science and Technology II Student Teaching: Instagram EDPC 681 Student Teaching and Seminar @uftny EDPC 695 Teacher Education Capstone College advisement for the MSCHED program is mandatory. facebook twitter For further information contact Elizabeth Pirri at email@example.com, or call 516-686-4931. facebook.com/uftny @uft CONTINUED UFT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS 13 FALL 2021
MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS MASTER OF SCIENCE IN CHILDHOOD EDUCATION: Technology Core: PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION EDPC 664 Institutes in Education Literacy Core: The UFT Course Program and New York Institute of Technology EDLI 635: Theory and Practice of Literacy Instruments have collaborated to offer programs designed to prepare candi- EDLI 636: Diagnosis and Remediation of Literacy Disorders dates for New York State professional certification. Content Core: The program is designed for teachers with initial or professional EDLA 615: Language Arts and Technology certification, seeking additional skills in teaching and learning. This EDSS 620: Social Studies and Technology program focuses on students in grades 1-6. Candidates may pos- EDMA 625: Mathematics, Science and Technology I sess certification in any discipline. EDSC 626: Mathematics, Science and Technology II Admission requirements for all programs Student Teaching: ® a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or EDPC 681: Student Teaching and Seminar (45 Credits Only) university; EDPC 695 Teacher Education Capstone ® completed online or paper application and a $50 fee, made payable to New York Institute of Technology; ® official transcripts from all colleges previously attended; ® evidence of MMR from a physician; and, for those to whom it MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD applies, EDUCATION, BIRTH TO GRADE 2 ® evidence of NYS provisional or initial certification. WITH BILINGUAL EXTENSION ® GRE/MAT exam 45 CREDITS INITIAL CERTIFICATION/ ® personal statement 36 CREDITS PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION ® 2 letters of recommendation Required courses Upon completion of all NYS certification requirements, EDIT 605 Instructional Applications of the Internet this program leads to a master’s degree and eligibility for EDLA 615 English Language Arts and Technology NYS initial certification in Early Childhood Education, EDLI 635 Theory/Practice of Literacy Instruction Birth to Grade 2. This program facilitates the develop- EDLI 636 Diagnosis and Remediation of Literacy ment of an understanding of early childhood development, curricu- Disorders lum design; effective instruction practices to teach young children; EDMA/EDSC 625 Mathematics, Science, & Technology I and the integration of technology in teaching and learning. It pre- EDMA/EDSC 631 Mathematics, Science, & Technology II pares candidates for teaching in a variety of educational settings EDPC 603 Foundations I: Philosophy and Technology of within the birth to grade 2 levels. The Bilingual Extension program Education is offered to candidates who are already certified to teach in New EDPC 605 Curriculum Design & Development York State and wish to teach English Language Learners (ELLs) in a EDPC 610 Foundations II: Diversity, Learning and bilingual setting. Upon successful completion of the Bilingual Edu- Technology cation Assessment (BEA) and course requirements for this exten- EDPC 690 Research Methods and Assessment sion, teacher candidates will be certified to teach English Language EDPC 691 Field Project Learners in a bilingual setting. As part of the required clinical expe- EDSS 620 Social Studies and Technology rience, candidates must complete college supervised field experi- Participants in each of these programs will receive personal ences of 50 hours within a bilingual setting. one-to-one advisement by expert program faculty. Qualified stu- Foundation Courses: dents may be eligible for Troops to Teachers funding and other EDPC 603 Foundations I: Philosophy & Technology of Education financial aid. EDPC 605 Curriculum Design & Development For further information, call 516-686-4931. EDPC 610 Foundations II: Diversity, Learning and Technology EDPC 615 Human Growth and Development (45 Credits Only) MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD Technology Core: EDUCATION, BIRTH TO GRADE 2 EDIT 629 Creative Arts for Elementary Education 45 CREDITS INITIAL CERTIFICATION/ Literacy Core: 36 CREDITS PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION EDLI 635 Theory and Practice of Literacy Instruments EDLI 636 Diagnosis and Remediation of Literacy Disorders Upon completion of all NYS certification requirements, this pro- Content Core: gram leads to a master’s degree and eligibility for NYS initial certifi- EDLA 615 Language Arts and Technology cation in Early Childhood Education, Birth to Grade 2. This program EDSS 620 Social Studies and Technology facilitates the development of an understanding of early childhood EDMA 625 Mathematics, Science and Technology I development, curriculum design; effective instruction practices to EDSC 631 Mathematics, Science and Technology II teach young children; and the integration of technology in teaching Student Teaching: and learning. It prepares candidates for teaching in a variety of ed- ucational settings within the birth to grade 2 levels. EDPC 681 Student Teaching and Seminar (45 Credits Only) EDPC 695 Teacher Education Capstone Foundation Courses: Bilingual Extension: EDPC 603 Foundations I: Philosophy & Technology of Education EDBL 603 Foundations I: Principles and Practices in Bilingual Ed EDPC 605 Curriculum Design & Development EDLI 634 Teaching Literacy in Bilingual Education EDPC 610 Foundations II: Diversity, Learning and Technology EDPC 615 Human Growth and Development (45 Credits Only) Elective in Bilingual Education CONTINUED UFT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS 14 FALL 2021
MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS MASTER OF ARTS IN TEACHING EDSC 630 Teaching Life Science in the Middle School Using 30 CREDITS INITIAL CERTIFICATION Technology—Content and Methodology EDSC 631 Teaching Physical Science in the Middle School The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program is designed spe- Using Technology—Content and Methodology cifically for college graduates holding appropriate liberal arts re- Childhood Education 7-9 Extension in Middle School English lated degree (English, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math or Social EDPC 616 Human Growth, Development and Learning for Studies), who have not had a formal academic background in ed- Middle Childhood and Adolescence Education ucation and who wish to prepare for a teacher career in adoles- EDPC 617 Curriculum and Instruction for Middle Childhood cence education grades 7-12. The candidate will come to us with Education content necessary for certification. The MAT degree will provide EDLA 620 Teaching English/Language Arts in the Middle School the candidate with both the pedagogy and practica (supervised Using Technology (I)—Pedagogy instructional experience). Upon successful completion of the MAT EDLA 621 Teaching English/Language Arts in the Middle School program, candidates will be recommended to the New York State Using Technology (II)—Content Education Department for Initial Teaching Certification. The design of the program prepares candidates to teach diverse student pop- Teachers who hold NYS Initial or Professional Certification in ulation in a variety of educational classroom settings. Program re- Childhood Education and who satisfy all NYSED requirements, in- quirements are 30 credits; depending on the subject areas the stu- cluding an appropriate concentration of 30 credits in an approved dents choose to study (some prerequisites may be required). subject area (math, English language arts, social studies or science), Pedagogical Core: may use these courses as part of 6 credits in middle school peda- gogy to apply for an NYSED Middle School Extension Certificate. EDPC 603 Foundations I: Philosophy & Technology EDPC 605 Curriculum Design & Development Admissions Requirements EDPC 610 Foundations II: Diversity, Learning & Tech Applicants for admission to the 7-9 extension program for child- EDPC 616 Human Growth & Development hood education certification must be in the process of completing Literacy Core: or already possess valid initial or professional certification in child- EDLI 635 Theory & Practice of Literacy Instruction hood education (Grades 1-6) or elementary education and demon- EDLI 637 Reading in the Content Area Content Core: strated completion of at least 30 semester hours of college course EDPC 630 Culturally Responsive Teaching work with a GPA of 3.0 in the subject area (English, mathematics or EDPC 635 Methods and Materials science) to be taught. For further information and personal ad- Student Teaching: visement call 516-686-1286. EDPC 683 Student Teaching & Seminar CONTINUED MIDDLE SCHOOL CERTIFICATION EXTENSIONS FOR CHILDHOOD EDUCATION TEACHERS EXTEND YOUR NYIT School of Education offers courses needed Student Debt POSSIBILITIES! for eligibility to extend New York State Childhood Education Teacher Certification to Middle School Level, Grades 7-9 in just two part-time semesters for teachers holding initial, professional, or permanent certification Relief Program in Elementary Education K-6 or Childhood Education, Grades 1-6. AN EXCLUSIVE BENEFIT FOR UFT MEMBERS These programs enable teachers to: ® Extend their existing certification to grades 7-9 mathematics, science or English. ® Develop skills and expertise required to effectively teach young adolescents. ® Use research-based, effective teaching strategies and technology to design instruction that maximizes success for middle school students. PROGRAM OF STUDY Childhood Education 7-9 extension in Middle School Mathematics EDPC 616 Human Growth, Development and Learning for Middle Childhood and Adolescence Education EDPC 617 Curriculum and Instruction for Middle Childhood Education EDMA 625 Mathematics and Technology in Education I EDMA 628 Mathematics and Technology in Education II Childhood Education 7-9 Extension in Middle School Science EDPC 616 Human Growth, Development and Learning for Middle Childhood and Adolescence Education For information, visit EDPC 617 Curriculum and Instruction for Middle Childhood Education www.uft.org/student-debt-relief-program UFT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS 15 FALL 2021
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