Early Childhood Development and Learning: Diverse Children and Families with Annotation in Severe/Multiple Disabilities with prior NYS Certification in an area other than Early Childhood (MSEd) 3-Year Course Sequence and Program Tracker

 

Academic Plan: ECSB2-MSED

Academic Subplan: ECSMDANYSM

Credits: 43-46

Credits can only be waived, not exempted in this program. This is a two-year course sequence and program tracker.

Potential Summer Start

Otherwise add this course to Fall 1.

Courses

May be waived with proof of prior special education coursework:

  • SPED 70000 – Issues and Practices in Educating Students with Disabilities (3 credits, includes Fieldwork hours)

Fall Semester 1

Courses

  • ECC 70300 – Early Childhood Curriculum: Birth through Grade 2 (3 credits, includes Fieldwork hours)
  • SPED 79000 – Foundations and Educational Implications of Severe/Multiple Disabilities (3 credits)

Winter Session 1

Courses

  • ECC 71200 – Pre-Student Teaching Field Placements in Early Childhood (1 credit, includes Fieldwork hours)

Spring Semester 1

Courses

  • SPEDE 77000 – Individualized Planning, Implementation and Progress Monitoring in Early Childhood (Birth through PreK) Environments and Curricula (3 credits, includes Fieldwork Hours)
  • SPED 79200 – Language Development and Alternative Communication Systems for Learners with Low Incidence Disabilities: Severe Disabilities including Deafblindness (3 credits, includes fieldwork hours)

Exam

Passing is required prior to beginning student teaching or practicum.

  • Content Specialty Test (CST) – Multisubject Early Childhood.

Fall Semester 2

Courses

  • SPEDE 77200 – Positive Behavior Support (PBS) and Its Application to Young Children with Special Needs (3 credits, includes Fieldwork hours)
  • SPED 79100 – Alternative Assessment for Learners with Low Incidence Disabilities: Visual Impairment, Deafblindness, and Severe Disabilities (3 credits, includes Fieldwork hours)
  • SPEDE 77100 – Autism Spectrum Disorder: Characteristics and Implications for Intervention (3 credits, includes Fieldwork hours)

Spring Semester 2

Courses

  • SPEDE 77300 – Families, Parenting, and Family-Professional Partnerships: Theories, Research, and Practices (1.5 credits – part 1, includes Fieldwork hours)
  • SPED 70650 – Strategies and Curriculum Adaptations for Learners with Severe/Multiple Disabilities (3 credits, includes Fieldwork hours)
  • SPED 70700 – Research Seminar: Issues in Special Education (3 credits)

Summer Session 2-1

Exams

Passing is required prior to beginning student teaching or practicum.

  • Content Specialty Test (CST) – Students with Disabilities

Fall Semester 3

Courses

  • SPED 74600 – Educational Implications of Learners Who Are Deafblind (3 credits, includes Fieldwork hours)
  • SPEDE 77300 – Families, Parenting, and Family-Professional Partnerships: Theories, Research, and Practices (1.5 credits – part 2, includes Fieldwork hours)

Student Teaching or Practicum

  • SPEDE 79550 – Pre K, Student Teaching in Early Childhood Special Education with an Annotation in Severe Multiple Disabilities (2 credits)

OR

  • SPEDE 79552 – Pre K, Practicum in Early Childhood Special Education with an Annotation in Severe Multiple Disabilities (2 credits)

Spring Semester 3

Courses

  • SPED 79300 – Total Communication for Learners with Severe/Multiple Disabilities (2 credits, includes Fieldwork hours)
  • SPEDE 77400 – Adaptations for Individual Learners Across the K-2 Curriculum (3 credits, includes Fieldwork hours)

Student Teaching or Practicum

  • SPEDE 79550 – K-2, Student Teaching in Early Childhood Special Education with an Annotation in Severe Multiple Disabilities (2 credits)

OR

  • SPEDE 79552 – K-2, Practicum in Early Childhood Special Education with an Annotation in Severe Multiple Disabilities (2 credits)