Teacher of Students with Disabilities (Inclusive Education for Pre-School through Grade 3 Teachers), Instructional Certification: Teacher Certification in Students with Disabilities (P-12) - Graduate

Coordinator: Elizabeth Erwin
Office: University Hall, Room 3241
Phone: (973) 655-6843
Email: erwinel@mail.montclair.edu

The Teacher of Students with Disabilities is a 24 credit program designed to provide graduate students with certification to teach students with disabilities (TSD) in P-3 settings. Students who apply to this program must have a bachelor's degree and P-3 teacher certification or the equivalent.

Program Requirements

Initial Instructional Certification
Students must provide a copy of their initial New Jersey P-3 instructional certificate.
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 510Supervised Practicum and Seminar in Inclusive Early Childhood3
ECSE 511Advanced Teaching Practices in Inclusive Early Childhood Education3
READ 519Language and Early Literacy Development3
Total Credits24