Home

MODERATE DISABILITIES
PROFESSIONAL LICENSE COURSES
SPRING SEMESTER 2014

For PROFESSIONAL LICENSE IN MODERATE DISABILITIES PK-8 OR 5-12:
Students must apply for the Professional License Program at Endicott College. Upon completion of the twelve credits (four courses), Endicott College will endorse the student for Professional License in Moderate Disabilities (PK-8 or 5-12) with the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. These LICENSE PROGRAM courses are offered at $900.00 per 3 credit course. Financial Aid is available through Endicott College after formal acceptance.

For PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ONLY:
Students who possess Professional License may take these courses as Professional Development only at $675.00 per 3 credit course.
                        ___________________________________________________________

SPN 523 Advanced Assessment Strategies: Psycho-educational Evaluation 3 credits
Instructor: Denise Robbins
Dates: Thursdays, January 23, 30 February 6, 13, 20 (online), 27 at 4:15PM
Location: Jenmarc Office Classroom, 1350 Belmont Street, #101, Williamsburg Square, Brockton, MA
This course provides a practice-based experience in advanced psycho-educational evaluation. Participants review psycho-educational, curriculum based, and performance based approaches to assessing students with exceptional needs, as well as the process and procedures for screening, identifying, evaluating, diagnosing, and re-evaluating students placed in programs for exceptional children with an emphasis on writing reports and developing recommendations for the Individualized Educational Plan. The course includes developing culturally sensitive assessment strategies for individual students K-12 as well as researching, designing and evaluating the success of instructional programs and practices.

SPN538 Adapting and Differentiating Instruction 3 credits
Instructor: Jennifer Latham Kelley, CAGS
Dates: Thursdays, March 6, 13, 20, 27at 4:15PM plus online
Location: Jenmarc Office Classroom, 1350 Belmont Street, #101, Williamsburg Square, Brockton, MA
This course builds on theories of learning, curriculum, and instruction, and prepares teachers to adapt and differentiate their teaching to learner needs. Special emphasis will be placed upon developmental benchmarks, instructional strategies, and selection of materials for promoting literacy skills. Participants will review the empirical research base in differentiated learning, identify the key characteristics of differentiated instruction, analyze models of differentiated instruction and develop a plan for differentiated classrooms that meets high standards and student needs.
                        ________________________________________________________
To pre-register for these courses please call the Jenmarc Office at 508.586.3574 or
email Fran Garcea at fran.jenmarc@gmail.com