This is a program leading to certification as a Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant and is designed for the experienced teacher who wants to advance to a position on a Child Study Team. Its purpose is to prepare competent, capable, completely prepared professional Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultants to effectively function in a variety of settings diagnosing, assessing, and remediating individuals who require special services. The program’s design includes specific competencies presented sequentially in light of the background and experience of the professional entering the program.
The process is self-reflective, integrating past experiences and knowledge with current practices while determining skills for the future professional. Ethical considerations for clients as well as the value of each individual are highlighted. This program meets the standards of the New Jersey Department of Education Services.
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