Endorsement – Teacher of Students with Disabilities (Alternate Route)

Degree Offered: Endorsement

Concentration: Teacher of Students with Disabilities

Campus Location

1600 Valley Road Building

Application Deadline:

Rolling Admissions

Program Description:

This alternate route program is for individuals who have earned a standard teaching certificate or certificate of eligibility with advanced standing (CEAS) and a New Jersey certificate of eligibility (CE) as TSD. Once in possession of a letter of employment, teacher candidates may teach in special education settings while simultaneously pursuing endorsement as a teacher of students with disabilities.  The 22-credit program includes coursework in principles and practices of special education and prepares individuals to instruct students with diverse learning and social needs in a variety of classroom settings and special education placements. Alternate route candidates must have a teaching position in a state-approved educational setting. 

Admission Requirements:

In addition to the University’s admission requirements:

Program Requirements:

Endorsement: Teacher of Students with Disabilities22 credits
Program Requirements
SPC 5550 Educational Foundations in a Diverse Society 3
SPC 5600 Understanding School-based Assessment of Diverse Learners 3
SPC 5640 Managing Challenging Behaviors in Diverse Settings 3
SPC 5660 Assistive Technology in the Inclusive Classroom 3
SPC 5700 Language, Literacy, and Learning in a Diverse Society 3
SPC 5800 Collaboration with School, Home, and Community 3
SPC 5820 The University Designed Inclusive Classroom 3
SPC 6540 Demonstration Teaching for the Exceptional Learner 1

Upcoming Events

Graduate Admissions Open House

08/21/14 05:00 PM - 08/21/14 07:00 PM

Location: 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ University Commons Ballroom

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