Teacher of Students with Disabilities (Inclusive Education for Pre-School through Grade 3 Teachers), Instructional Certification: Teacher Certification in Students with Disabilities

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Program Requirements

Initial Instructional Certification
Students must provide a copy of their initial New Jersey P-3 instructional certificate.
Prerequisites 1
Child Development I: Theories of Child Development
Literacy Foundations
Required Courses
ECSE 502Sociocultural Context of Disability and Inclusive Education3
ECSE 505Learning and Development in Children With and Without Disabilities3
ECSE 506Observation and Assessment of Young Children with Disabilities: Birth to Age 83
ECSE 508Strengthening Partnerships with Families of Children with Disabilities3
ECSE 509Principles and Practices in Inclusive Early Childhood Education3
ECSE 511Advanced Teaching Practices in Inclusive Early Childhood Education3
READ 519Language and Early Literacy Development3
Total Credits21

If not taken previously, complete these courses or their equivalents as approved in writing by the GPC for an additional 3-6 credits.