The Office of Continuing Education Now Offers New Additional License for Teachers of Students with Moderate Disabilities from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade Eight
November 15, 2012
Newton, MA—The Office of Continuing Education at Mount Ida College is pleased to announce a new Additional License for professional educators seeking to strengthen their credentials in teaching a diverse population of students. The Additional License as Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities, PreK-8, is designed for teachers with baccalaureate degrees and a license in a field of education. This additional license will prepare education professionals for work in a variety of roles within public and private school settings.
Dr. Suzanne St. Germain, Director for the Child Development and Teacher Education Program, Mount Ida College stated, “Teachers at every level of education must commit to staying competitive in our ever-changing industry. Tailoring one’s skills toward a particular specialty can help you embark on a new, rewarding career path in education or enhance your existing knowledge in your current career.”
In order to facilitate this additional license, candidates must have sufficient coverage of Department of Elementary and Secondary Education competencies and two courses, SE400 (Practicum) and SE405 (Seminar) taken concurrently at Mount Ida College. These courses will offer you the opportunity to gain in-depth observational and practical experience in the classroom. This additional license will provide educators with the opportunity to develop an increased commitment and understanding of a diverse population of students.
The Additional License as Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities, PreK-8 is being offered in the spring semester at Mount Ida College, which begins January 15, 2013. The seminar class will meet on the Mount Ida College campus on Wednesday evenings from 5pm – 7pm. The enrollment deadline for the spring semester is December 20, 2012. For further information please contact the Office of Continuing Education at (617) 928-4073 or at email@example.com. Additional information is also available on our website at www.mountida.edu under Continuing Education.