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WELCOME TO THE 50-HOUR PRE-SERVICE WORKSHOP AT KEAN UNIVERSITY

Below is pertinent information related to the 50-Hour Workshop.

Bridge Course:  Upgrading your P-3 24-Hour Certificate

Do you need to upgrade your P-3 24-Hour Certificate of Completion to a 50-Hour Certificate? This bridge program/course/workshop is designed for participants who have completed the P-3 24-hour workshop (at Kean University) and wish to upgrade to a 50-hour certificate. You will earn the additional 26 hours needed by: conducting a 20-hour field experience; preparing and delivering a lesson plan; preparing a field experience diary.  If your P-3 24-hour workshop was completed at Kean University, there is no charge for this service. 

50-Hour Pre-Service Workshop

Cost: $350

Introduction to teaching:  This is a zero credit (fee-based) course. Thirty hours of the program are completed as a face-to-face instructional course.  Topics for the 50-hour pre-service program will be presented through lectures, webinars, blackboard, and online courses. The 30-hour component of this program will take place over two consecutive weekends (Coming in September). The topics covered during the instructional time include:

            • Classroom Management

            • Lesson Planning

            • Assessment

            • Working with Diverse Learners

            • Professional Dispositions

            • Introduction to edTPA

            • Review of Licensing for Alternate Route

            • NJ Professional Standards

            • Literacy Instruction

            • History of Education

            • Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligences

            • Differentiated Instruction

            • Cooperative Learning

            • Home Schooling

            • Teaching Tolerance

            • HIB

            • PBSIS

            • Technology

            • Intake Teacher Readiness Questionnaire

 Additionally, all candidates will complete a 20-hour clinical experience which will be composed of:  10 hours of structured academic tutoring (1-1 direct instruction or small group instruction) and 10 hours placed in a Kean PDS assigned to a cooperating teacher providing direct instruction to small groups and co-teaching when appropriate.  

Flexibility will be given to candidates who prefer to complete 20 hours in a Kean PDS with a cooperating teacher due to scheduling conflicts, in lieu of completing the tutoring opportunity.  For further information, please contact Liz Satchell:  esatchel@kean.edu

YOU MAY FIND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BY CLICKING ON THE LINKS BELOW

http://www.nj.gov/education/educators/license/advisories/applicant.htm
http://www.nj.gov/education/educators/license/forms.htm

Click on the link below for New Requirements for Teacher Preparation Program Entry and Teacher Certification N.J.A.C. 6A: 9-8.1(a) and 6A: 9-10.1(d, g) 

http://www.state.nj.us/education/educators/rpr/preparation

 

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