Preliminary Single Subject Credential (36 units)

 

Universal Preliminary Credential Core Requirements

This course will equip candidates with the theories and practices connected to working with diverse student populations. Candidates will examine the manner in which societal and cultural forces have impacted current perspectives of equity especially as they relate to special needs and English language learning students. The role of assessment in determining student needs and designing appropriate pedagogical strategies will also be emphasized. This course will solidify understanding of the strengths-based approach to making adaptations required in the TPA process. Fieldwork is required. Prerequisite: Credential Program Acceptance. (3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU511-A
Hollowell, Cherilynne
01/08/2024 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B259
EDU511-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center
EDU511-A
Meyer, Stacy Lynn
09/03/2024 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B221

This course examines various research-based instructional techniques, planning strategies, methods, and assessment practices for the secondary schools, both public and private. Structured observation is required, equally divided between the middle school and high school classroom. This course will introduce the California TPA process. Prerequisite(s): EDU 509 and Credential program acceptance or declared major of English, MA - English Pedagogy concentration. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU514-A
Murcray, Theodore
01/08/2024 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B112
EDU514-B
Murcray, Theodore
09/03/2024 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center
EDU514-A
Murcray, Theodore
09/03/2024 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B251

Focusing on the attainment of skills as a teacher of literacy, this course requires students to demonstrate content reading and writing competencies, such as determining levels of reading achievement, applying readability formulas, evaluating textbooks, and developing strategies for vocabulary, critical thinking, and comprehension. Focus is placed on the preparation of lessons which integrate language arts standards with other content standards and provide for differentiated instruction for diverse students including English learners. Twenty (20) hours of fieldwork required. Prerequisites: EDU 509, 514, and Credential program acceptance or declared major of English, MA - English Pedagogy concentration or Kinesiology, MS - Physcal Education Pedagogy concentration. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU515-A
Mock, Jin-Sil
01/08/2024 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B221
EDU515-B
Mock, Jin-Sil
01/08/2024 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B221
EDU515-C
Prewitt, Ginger G.
01/08/2024 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B251
EDU515-A
Mock, Jin-Sil
05/06/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B219

Students learn research-based methodologies that are specific to the content area related to the single subject credential they are earning. Students engage with relevant information from textbooks, experts, and professional journals associated with the content area. In addition, students participate in fieldwork hours that take them into both middle and high schools. Prerequisites: EDU 409/509, 411/511, 497/514, 407/515, and permission of the Program Advisor or major in English, MA - English Pedagogy concentration. (3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

This course explores the context and best practices of teacher ethics and classroom management in middle and high school settings. The course equips students to navigate the implicit and explicit ethical dilemmas inherent in the routine decisions teachers make every school day in a manner consistent with the profession's code of ethics. The course also equips students with a variety of classroom management and ethics strategies and techniques to optimize the learning environment for all students. (3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU528-A
Hansen, Darel E.
01/08/2024 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B219
EDU528-B
Hansen, Darel E.
01/08/2024 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B219
EDU528-C
Smith, Dawn M
01/08/2024 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B114
EDU528-A
Mock, Jin-Sil
05/06/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B219

The nature, determinants, adjustments, and problems of persons with intellectual gifts, intellectual disabilities, physical disabilities, learning disabilities, health problems, and emotional problems will be studied in conjunction with appropriate educational interventions in the general education Middle and High School classroom setting. (3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU540-A
Woods-Jefferson, Jacqueline Y.
01/08/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B259
EDU540-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B220

This course will focus on the basic aspects of effective collaboration between special education professionals and others involved in the education and care of middle and high school individuals with disabilities, including parents and family members. Special education teachers will acquire methods for effective team building, knowledge of community resources, and advocacy. In addition, candidates will introduce the Individualized Family Service Plan, the Individualized Education Program, and the Individualized Transition Plan. (3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU572-B
Rosa, Lindsey
05/06/2024 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B219
EDU572-A
Woods-Jefferson, Jacqueline Y.
05/06/2024 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B218
EDU572-A
Woods-Jefferson, Jacqueline Y.
09/03/2024 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B258
 
Clinical Practice Requirements 

Teaching candidates complete the TPA portfolio as a comprehensive assessment of the Teacher Performance Expectations. Students are required to take this course concurrently with EDU 580 - Student Teaching and Seminar or SPE 580 - Student Teaching in Special Education. Pass/Fail. Additional testing fee. Prerequisite(s): Credential program acceptance and permission of the Program Director. Pre- or Co- Requisite(s): EDU 580 or SPE 580. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU583-C
Ferko, Doreen J.
02/02/2024 F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Instructor OFFC
EDU583-B
Johnson, Jannette M.
01/26/2024 F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Instructor OFFC
EDU583-A
Mock, Jin-Sil
01/26/2024 F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Instructor OFFC
EDU583-B
Johnson, Jannette M.
09/20/2024 F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Instructor OFFC
EDU583-A
Mock, Jin-Sil
09/20/2024 F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Instructor OFFC

Teacher Candidates will complete an initial clinical experience in a school classroom under the direction of a qualified Mentor Teacher and University Supervisor. This clinical experience requires the teacher candidate to adhere to the hour expectations articulated within the site's teacher contract for the entire placement. The evaluation will be based on California's Teaching Performance Expectations. Pass/Fail. Prerequisite: Program Director approval. (7 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU586-E
Hughes, Ashley N.
01/08/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU586-G
Walker, Darrel E.
01/08/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU586-F
Sanford, Kenneth R.
01/08/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU586-H
Walters, Keith A
01/08/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU586-C
Erman, Cyndy S.
01/08/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU586-A
Alexander, Karen Elizabeth
01/08/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU586-D
Harris, Brenda M.
01/08/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU586-B
D'Aguilar-Biggs, Andrea
01/08/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU586-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/02/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU586-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/02/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU586-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/02/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU586-D
STAFF, STAFF
09/02/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112

Teacher Candidates will complete an initial clinical experience in a school classroom under the direction of a qualified Mentor Teacher and University Supervisor. This clinical experience requires the teacher candidate to adhere to the hour expectations articulated within the site's teacher contract for the entire placement. The evaluation will be based on California's Teaching Performance Expectations. Pass/Fail. Prerequisite: Program Director approval. (7 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU587-G
Walker, Darrel E.
03/04/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU587-F
Sanford, Kenneth R.
03/04/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU587-H
Walters, Keith A
03/04/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU587-C
Erman, Cyndy S.
03/04/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU587-A
Alexander, Karen Elizabeth
03/04/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU587-B
D'Aguilar-Biggs, Andrea
03/04/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU587-D
Harris, Brenda M.
03/04/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU587-A
STAFF, STAFF
10/28/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU587-B
STAFF, STAFF
10/28/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU587-C
STAFF, STAFF
10/28/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU587-D
STAFF, STAFF
10/28/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
 

Preliminary Multiple Subject Credential (36-37 units)

 

Universal Preliminary Credential Core Requirements 

This course prepares future teachers to meet the California State requirements for the Multiple Subject Credential in math and science and to equip diverse students with knowledge and methodologies necessary for the successful integration and teaching of these subjects. This course consists of the study of current best practice techniques and curriculum development used in teaching mathematics and science in the public schools. Emphasis is placed on effective instructional methods and evaluation procedures. Hours of observation and participation in math and science classrooms is required with the purpose of providing students with opportunities to apply methods learned in this course to public school settings. Prerequisite: Credential Program Acceptance. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU505-C
Jones, Connie C.
05/06/2024 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B259
EDU505-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/06/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B251
EDU505-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/06/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B259
EDU505-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B220

This course prepares future teachers to meet the California state requirements for certification in language arts and social studies and to equip students with knowledge and skills necessary for the successful teaching of these subjects. It is a study of the scope, the organization, and the instructional procedures used to teach social studies and language arts. Students learn how to design and develop interdisciplinary units of study, how to write and assess instructional objectives, and how to organize and integrate social studies and language arts instruction for diverse learners in the public classroom. Fieldwork is required. Prerequisites: Credential Program Acceptance and EDU 511. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU512-C
Kim, Julie J.
05/06/2024 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM James Complex 189
EDU512-A
Kim, Julie J.
05/06/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B258
EDU512-B
Kim, Julie J.
05/06/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B258
EDU512-A
Timmons, Rachel E.
09/03/2024 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center

This course will equip candidates with the theories and practices connected to supporting diverse student populations. Candidates will examine the way culturally responsive and sustaining pedagogies can be used to achieve equity. Emphasis will also be placed on designing and using assessments to determine student needs and design appropriate pedagogical strategies. Finally, this course will solidify the strengths-based adaptations approach required in the TPA process. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU513-A
Jones, Connie C.
01/08/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B219
EDU513-B
Walters, Keith A
09/03/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center
EDU513-A
Walters, Keith A
09/03/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B258

This course consists of the study of current best theories and practices in the teaching and assessment of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in the classroom. Cultural and linguistic differences will be examined as they pertain to literacy instruction and communication. Fieldwork is required. Prerequisite: Credential Program Acceptance. Pre- or Co- Requisite: EDU 511. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU516-B
Ivey, Jennifer
01/08/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B222
EDU516-C
Fuhrman, Judith L.
01/08/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B220
EDU516-A
Ivey, Jennifer
01/08/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B222
EDU516-A
Ivey, Jennifer
05/06/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B251

This course explores the context and best practices of teacher ethics and classroom management. The course equips students to navigate the implicit and explicit ethical dilemmas inherent in the routine decisions teachers make every school day in a manner consistent with the profession's code of ethics. The course also equips students with a variety of classroom management and ethics strategies and techniques to optimize the learning environment for all students. Fieldwork is required. Prerequisite: Credential Program Acceptance. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU518-A
Chelette, Tracy Lynn
01/08/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B219
EDU518-B
Mock, Jin-Sil
09/03/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B221
EDU518-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center

The nature, determinants, adjustments, and problems of persons who have cognitive gifts and talents, cognitive delays, physical disabilities, learning disabilities, and who have emotional or behavior disorders will be studied in conjunction with appropriate educational interventions in the mainstream classroom and other settings. The course will acquaint students with (a) characteristics and needs of children with disabilities that affect learning, (b) methods of assessing disabilities, (c) components of the Individual Education Program (IEP), (d) instructional strategies and materials including those appropriate for English language learners, (e) positive behavior support, (f) special needs of families of learners with disabilities, (g) agencies and professional supporting learners with disabilities, and (h) legislation, including Public Law 94-142, IDEA (Part B and Part H), the American Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 ("Section 504"), as well as subsequent amendments relevant to special education. Ten hours of fieldwork is required. Approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing to meet requirements for the credential. (3 units)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU541-A
McNair, Kathryn S.
01/08/2024 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B251
EDU541-B
Ferko, Doreen J.
09/03/2024 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center
EDU541-A
Ferko, Doreen J.
09/03/2024 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B219

This course will focus on the basic aspects of effective communication between special education professionals and others involved in the education and care of individuals with disabilities, including parents and family members. Special education teachers will acquire methods for effective team-building, knowledge of community resources, and advocacy. Candidates will address content related to case management and self-advocacy for persons in special education. Fieldwork is required. Prerequisites) EDU 411 or 511, and 516. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SPE533-C
Hulstrom, Jordan Scott
01/08/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B220
SPE533-A
Ferko, Doreen J.
01/08/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B258
SPE533-B
Ferko, Doreen J.
01/08/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B258
SPE533-A
DeLongchamp, Dawnyelle A
05/06/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B222
 
Clinical Practice Requirements 

Teacher Candidates will complete an initial clinical experience in a school classroom under the direction of a qualified Mentor Teacher and University Supervisor. This clinical experience requires the teacher candidate to adhere to the hour expectations articulated within the site's teacher contract for the entire placement. The evaluation will be based on California's Teaching Performance Expectations. Pass/Fail. Prerequisite: Program Director approval. (7 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU588-F
Themm, Mandy Lynn
01/08/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU588-E
Roberts, Deborah L.
01/08/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU588-G
Walker, Annette
01/08/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU588-B
Dickson, Priscila E.
01/08/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU588-C
Hughes, Ashley N.
01/08/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU588-A
Arnett, Karen J.
01/08/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU588-D
Johnson, Jannette M.
01/08/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU588-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/02/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU588-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/02/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU588-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/02/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU588-D
STAFF, STAFF
09/02/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112

Teacher Candidates will complete final clinical experience in a school classroom under the direction of a qualified Mentor Teacher and University Supervisor. This clinical experience requires the teacher candidate to adhere to the hour expectations articulated within the site's teacher contract for the entire placement. The evaluation will be based on California's Teaching Performance Expectations. Pass/Fail. Prerequisite: Program Director approval. (7 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU589-F
Themm, Mandy Lynn
03/04/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU589-E
Roberts, Deborah L.
03/04/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU589-B
Dickson, Priscila E.
03/04/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU589-C
Hughes, Ashley N.
03/04/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU589-A
Arnett, Karen J.
03/04/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU589-D
Johnson, Jannette M.
03/04/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU589-A
STAFF, STAFF
07/01/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Instructor OFFC
EDU589-A
STAFF, STAFF
10/28/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU589-B
STAFF, STAFF
10/28/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU589-C
STAFF, STAFF
10/28/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU589-D
STAFF, STAFF
10/28/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112

Teaching candidates complete the TPA portfolio as a comprehensive assessment of the Teacher Performance Expectations. Students are required to take this course concurrently with EDU 580 - Student Teaching and Seminar or SPE 580 - Student Teaching in Special Education. Pass/Fail. Additional testing fee. Prerequisite(s): Credential program acceptance and permission of the Program Director. Pre- or Co- Requisite(s): EDU 580 or SPE 580. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU583-C
Ferko, Doreen J.
02/02/2024 F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Instructor OFFC
EDU583-B
Johnson, Jannette M.
01/26/2024 F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Instructor OFFC
EDU583-A
Mock, Jin-Sil
01/26/2024 F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Instructor OFFC
EDU583-B
Johnson, Jannette M.
09/20/2024 F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Instructor OFFC
EDU583-A
Mock, Jin-Sil
09/20/2024 F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Instructor OFFC
 

Preliminary Education Specialist Credential in Mild/Moderate Support Needs (49-50 units)

 

Universal Preliminary Credential Core Requirements 

This course prepares future teachers to meet the California State requirements for the Multiple Subject Credential in math and science and to equip diverse students with knowledge and methodologies necessary for the successful integration and teaching of these subjects. This course consists of the study of current best practice techniques and curriculum development used in teaching mathematics and science in the public schools. Emphasis is placed on effective instructional methods and evaluation procedures. Hours of observation and participation in math and science classrooms is required with the purpose of providing students with opportunities to apply methods learned in this course to public school settings. Prerequisite: Credential Program Acceptance. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU505-C
Jones, Connie C.
05/06/2024 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B259
EDU505-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/06/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B251
EDU505-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/06/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B259
EDU505-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B220

This course prepares future teachers to meet the California state requirements for certification in language arts and social studies and to equip students with knowledge and skills necessary for the successful teaching of these subjects. It is a study of the scope, the organization, and the instructional procedures used to teach social studies and language arts. Students learn how to design and develop interdisciplinary units of study, how to write and assess instructional objectives, and how to organize and integrate social studies and language arts instruction for diverse learners in the public classroom. Fieldwork is required. Prerequisites: Credential Program Acceptance and EDU 511. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU512-C
Kim, Julie J.
05/06/2024 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM James Complex 189
EDU512-A
Kim, Julie J.
05/06/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B258
EDU512-B
Kim, Julie J.
05/06/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B258
EDU512-A
Timmons, Rachel E.
09/03/2024 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center

This course will equip candidates with the theories and practices connected to supporting diverse student populations. Candidates will examine the way culturally responsive and sustaining pedagogies can be used to achieve equity. Emphasis will also be placed on designing and using assessments to determine student needs and design appropriate pedagogical strategies. Finally, this course will solidify the strengths-based adaptations approach required in the TPA process. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU513-A
Jones, Connie C.
01/08/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B219
EDU513-B
Walters, Keith A
09/03/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center
EDU513-A
Walters, Keith A
09/03/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B258

This course consists of the study of current best theories and practices in the teaching and assessment of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in the classroom. Cultural and linguistic differences will be examined as they pertain to literacy instruction and communication. Fieldwork is required. Prerequisite: Credential Program Acceptance. Pre- or Co- Requisite: EDU 511. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU516-B
Ivey, Jennifer
01/08/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B222
EDU516-C
Fuhrman, Judith L.
01/08/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B220
EDU516-A
Ivey, Jennifer
01/08/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B222
EDU516-A
Ivey, Jennifer
05/06/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B251

This course explores the context and best practices of teacher ethics and classroom management. The course equips students to navigate the implicit and explicit ethical dilemmas inherent in the routine decisions teachers make every school day in a manner consistent with the profession's code of ethics. The course also equips students with a variety of classroom management and ethics strategies and techniques to optimize the learning environment for all students. Fieldwork is required. Prerequisite: Credential Program Acceptance. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU518-A
Chelette, Tracy Lynn
01/08/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B219
EDU518-B
Mock, Jin-Sil
09/03/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B221
EDU518-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center

The nature, determinants, adjustments, and problems of persons who have cognitive gifts and talents, cognitive delays, physical disabilities, learning disabilities, and who have emotional or behavior disorders will be studied in conjunction with appropriate educational interventions in the mainstream classroom and other settings. The course will acquaint students with (a) characteristics and needs of children with disabilities that affect learning, (b) methods of assessing disabilities, (c) components of the Individual Education Program (IEP), (d) instructional strategies and materials including those appropriate for English language learners, (e) positive behavior support, (f) special needs of families of learners with disabilities, (g) agencies and professional supporting learners with disabilities, and (h) legislation, including Public Law 94-142, IDEA (Part B and Part H), the American Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 ("Section 504"), as well as subsequent amendments relevant to special education. Ten hours of fieldwork is required. Approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing to meet requirements for the credential. (3 units)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU541-A
McNair, Kathryn S.
01/08/2024 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B251
EDU541-B
Ferko, Doreen J.
09/03/2024 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center
EDU541-A
Ferko, Doreen J.
09/03/2024 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B219

This course will focus on the basic aspects of effective communication between special education professionals and others involved in the education and care of individuals with disabilities, including parents and family members. Special education teachers will acquire methods for effective team-building, knowledge of community resources, and advocacy. Candidates will address content related to case management and self-advocacy for persons in special education. Fieldwork is required. Prerequisites) EDU 411 or 511, and 516. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SPE533-C
Hulstrom, Jordan Scott
01/08/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B220
SPE533-A
Ferko, Doreen J.
01/08/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B258
SPE533-B
Ferko, Doreen J.
01/08/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B258
SPE533-A
DeLongchamp, Dawnyelle A
05/06/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B222
 
Special Education Core Requirements 

This course discusses the use of various technologies to promote access to the general curriculum and accommodate, modify, and/or differentiate instruction for students with mild to extensive service needs. Candidates will further analyze a wide variety of technologies in order to appropriately identify which technology(ies) best match with individual student needs. Fieldwork required. Prerequisite(s): EDU 341 or 541. Pre- or Co- Requisite(s): EDU 411 or 511. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SPE528-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/06/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B251
SPE528-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 W 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center

The course focuses on developing an educational approach to supporting positive academic and social behaviors in the classroom and community using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Specifically, students will be presented with the concepts of reinforcement, punishment, stimulus, control, shaping, and fading as they are applied to increasing or decreasing academic and social behaviors. Students will also be presented with information regarding functional assessment, behavior support and behavior intervention plans, and laws (federal and state) governing behavioral issues related to individuals with special needs. Fieldwork required. (3 units)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SPE546-A
Ferko, Doreen J.
01/08/2024 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B218
SPE546-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/06/2024 W 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B251
SPE546-A
Ferko, Doreen J.
09/03/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B259

This course will equip candidates with the theories and skills related to assessment and intervention of students with Mild/ Moderate support needs. Candidates will examine the relationship among assessment, disability, and intervention. Candidates will examine the basic concepts and theoretical foundation of assessment as well as the range of assessments from informal to formal. Issues related to culture, language, faith and disability as they impact student learning are also emphasized. This course will provide candidates with opportunities to connect assessment to interventions that address the unique needs of students with Mild/Moderate support needs. Clinical fieldwork at a designated school site is required. Prerequites: Credential Program Acceptance, EDU 512, EDU 516, and EDU 518 (4 units; As Offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SPE558-A
Richey, Brittany L.
01/08/2024 M 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B222
SPE558-B
Richey, Brittany L.
05/06/2024 W 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B258
SPE558-A
Richey, Brittany L.
05/06/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B258
SPE558-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B112

 

Mild/Moderate Requirement

This course will focus on the interaction among the characteristics of individuals with Mild/Moderate Disabilities, social, emotional, and academic growth, and instruction and intervention. Specific Learning Disabilities, especially Dyslexia, will be addressed. Instruction and interventions related to Mild/Moderate disabilities in other academic areas such as writing, mathematics, and science will also be addressed. Fieldwork and clinical practice are included. Prerequisite(s): EDU 511 and 541. (4 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SPE534-A
Jenson, Erica A.
01/08/2024 M 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B222
SPE534-A
Ferko, Doreen J.
09/03/2024 W 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center

 

Clinical Practice Requirements

Teaching candidates complete the TPA portfolio as a comprehensive assessment of the Teacher Performance Expectations. Students are required to take this course concurrently with EDU 580 - Student Teaching and Seminar or SPE 580 - Student Teaching in Special Education. Pass/Fail. Additional testing fee. Prerequisite(s): Credential program acceptance and permission of the Program Director. Pre- or Co- Requisite(s): EDU 580 or SPE 580. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU583-C
Ferko, Doreen J.
02/02/2024 F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Instructor OFFC
EDU583-B
Johnson, Jannette M.
01/26/2024 F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Instructor OFFC
EDU583-A
Mock, Jin-Sil
01/26/2024 F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Instructor OFFC
EDU583-B
Johnson, Jannette M.
09/20/2024 F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Instructor OFFC
EDU583-A
Mock, Jin-Sil
09/20/2024 F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Instructor OFFC

Teacher Candidates will complete an initial clinical experience in a mild moderate support needs school classroom under the direction of a qualified Mentor Teacher and University Supervisor. This clinical experience requires the teacher candidate to adhere to the hour expectations articulated within the site's teacher contract for the entire placement. The evaluation will be based on California's Teaching Performance Expectations. Pass/Fail. Prerequisite: Program Director approval. (7 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SPE586-A
Coover, Marie E.
01/08/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
SPE586-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/02/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
SPE586-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/02/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112

Teacher Candidates will complete final clinical experience in a mild moderate support needs school classroom under the direction of a qualified Mentor Teacher and University Supervisor. This clinical experience requires the teacher candidate to adhere to the hour expectations articulated within the site's teacher contract for the entire placement. The evaluation will be based on California's Teaching Performance Expectations. Pass/Fail. Prerequisite: Program Director approval. (7 units; Fall Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SPE587-C
D'Aguilar-Biggs, Andrea
03/04/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
SPE587-D
Hughes, Ashley N.
03/04/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
SPE587-B
Walker, Annette
03/04/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
SPE587-A
Coover, Marie E.
03/04/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
SPE587-A
STAFF, STAFF
10/28/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
SPE587-B
STAFF, STAFF
10/28/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112

Preliminary Education Specialist Credential in Extensive Support Needs (52-53 units)

 

Universal Preliminary Credential Core Requirements 

This course prepares future teachers to meet the California State requirements for the Multiple Subject Credential in math and science and to equip diverse students with knowledge and methodologies necessary for the successful integration and teaching of these subjects. This course consists of the study of current best practice techniques and curriculum development used in teaching mathematics and science in the public schools. Emphasis is placed on effective instructional methods and evaluation procedures. Hours of observation and participation in math and science classrooms is required with the purpose of providing students with opportunities to apply methods learned in this course to public school settings. Prerequisite: Credential Program Acceptance. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU505-C
Jones, Connie C.
05/06/2024 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B259
EDU505-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/06/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B251
EDU505-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/06/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B259
EDU505-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B220

This course prepares future teachers to meet the California state requirements for certification in language arts and social studies and to equip students with knowledge and skills necessary for the successful teaching of these subjects. It is a study of the scope, the organization, and the instructional procedures used to teach social studies and language arts. Students learn how to design and develop interdisciplinary units of study, how to write and assess instructional objectives, and how to organize and integrate social studies and language arts instruction for diverse learners in the public classroom. Fieldwork is required. Prerequisites: Credential Program Acceptance and EDU 511. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU512-C
Kim, Julie J.
05/06/2024 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM James Complex 189
EDU512-A
Kim, Julie J.
05/06/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B258
EDU512-B
Kim, Julie J.
05/06/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B258
EDU512-A
Timmons, Rachel E.
09/03/2024 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center

This course will equip candidates with the theories and practices connected to supporting diverse student populations. Candidates will examine the way culturally responsive and sustaining pedagogies can be used to achieve equity. Emphasis will also be placed on designing and using assessments to determine student needs and design appropriate pedagogical strategies. Finally, this course will solidify the strengths-based adaptations approach required in the TPA process. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU513-A
Jones, Connie C.
01/08/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B219
EDU513-B
Walters, Keith A
09/03/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center
EDU513-A
Walters, Keith A
09/03/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B258

This course consists of the study of current best theories and practices in the teaching and assessment of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in the classroom. Cultural and linguistic differences will be examined as they pertain to literacy instruction and communication. Fieldwork is required. Prerequisite: Credential Program Acceptance. Pre- or Co- Requisite: EDU 511. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU516-B
Ivey, Jennifer
01/08/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B222
EDU516-C
Fuhrman, Judith L.
01/08/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B220
EDU516-A
Ivey, Jennifer
01/08/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B222
EDU516-A
Ivey, Jennifer
05/06/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B251

This course explores the context and best practices of teacher ethics and classroom management. The course equips students to navigate the implicit and explicit ethical dilemmas inherent in the routine decisions teachers make every school day in a manner consistent with the profession's code of ethics. The course also equips students with a variety of classroom management and ethics strategies and techniques to optimize the learning environment for all students. Fieldwork is required. Prerequisite: Credential Program Acceptance. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU518-A
Chelette, Tracy Lynn
01/08/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B219
EDU518-B
Mock, Jin-Sil
09/03/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B221
EDU518-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center

The nature, determinants, adjustments, and problems of persons who have cognitive gifts and talents, cognitive delays, physical disabilities, learning disabilities, and who have emotional or behavior disorders will be studied in conjunction with appropriate educational interventions in the mainstream classroom and other settings. The course will acquaint students with (a) characteristics and needs of children with disabilities that affect learning, (b) methods of assessing disabilities, (c) components of the Individual Education Program (IEP), (d) instructional strategies and materials including those appropriate for English language learners, (e) positive behavior support, (f) special needs of families of learners with disabilities, (g) agencies and professional supporting learners with disabilities, and (h) legislation, including Public Law 94-142, IDEA (Part B and Part H), the American Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 ("Section 504"), as well as subsequent amendments relevant to special education. Ten hours of fieldwork is required. Approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing to meet requirements for the credential. (3 units)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU541-A
McNair, Kathryn S.
01/08/2024 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B251
EDU541-B
Ferko, Doreen J.
09/03/2024 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center
EDU541-A
Ferko, Doreen J.
09/03/2024 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B219

This course will focus on the basic aspects of effective communication between special education professionals and others involved in the education and care of individuals with disabilities, including parents and family members. Special education teachers will acquire methods for effective team-building, knowledge of community resources, and advocacy. Candidates will address content related to case management and self-advocacy for persons in special education. Fieldwork is required. Prerequisites) EDU 411 or 511, and 516. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SPE533-C
Hulstrom, Jordan Scott
01/08/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B220
SPE533-A
Ferko, Doreen J.
01/08/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B258
SPE533-B
Ferko, Doreen J.
01/08/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B258
SPE533-A
DeLongchamp, Dawnyelle A
05/06/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B222
 
Special Education Core Requirements 

This course discusses the use of various technologies to promote access to the general curriculum and accommodate, modify, and/or differentiate instruction for students with mild to extensive service needs. Candidates will further analyze a wide variety of technologies in order to appropriately identify which technology(ies) best match with individual student needs. Fieldwork required. Prerequisite(s): EDU 341 or 541. Pre- or Co- Requisite(s): EDU 411 or 511. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SPE528-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/06/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B251
SPE528-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 W 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center

The course focuses on developing an educational approach to supporting positive academic and social behaviors in the classroom and community using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Specifically, students will be presented with the concepts of reinforcement, punishment, stimulus, control, shaping, and fading as they are applied to increasing or decreasing academic and social behaviors. Students will also be presented with information regarding functional assessment, behavior support and behavior intervention plans, and laws (federal and state) governing behavioral issues related to individuals with special needs. Fieldwork required. (3 units)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SPE546-A
Ferko, Doreen J.
01/08/2024 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B218
SPE546-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/06/2024 W 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B251
SPE546-A
Ferko, Doreen J.
09/03/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B259

This course will equip candidates with the theories and skills related to assessment and intervention of students with Mild/ Moderate support needs. Candidates will examine the relationship among assessment, disability, and intervention. Candidates will examine the basic concepts and theoretical foundation of assessment as well as the range of assessments from informal to formal. Issues related to culture, language, faith and disability as they impact student learning are also emphasized. This course will provide candidates with opportunities to connect assessment to interventions that address the unique needs of students with Mild/Moderate support needs. Clinical fieldwork at a designated school site is required. Prerequites: Credential Program Acceptance, EDU 512, EDU 516, and EDU 518 (4 units; As Offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SPE558-A
Richey, Brittany L.
01/08/2024 M 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B222
SPE558-B
Richey, Brittany L.
05/06/2024 W 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B258
SPE558-A
Richey, Brittany L.
05/06/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B258
SPE558-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B112
 
Extensive Support Needs Course Requirements

Instructional strategies for students with extensive support needs. Includes assessment, curriculum adaptations, curriculum delivery, and program evaluation built off the principles of data-based instruction. Topics include functional academics, communication skills, behavioral issues, functional skills, and accessing the core curriculum. Prerequisite: Credential Program Acceptance. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SPE568-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B220

Teacher Candidates will learn how to help students with moderate/severe disabilities integrate into a wide range of communities. Strategies will cover social networks, social skills, social model intervention, community-based instruction, movement, mobility, and specialized health care. Prerequisite: Credential Program Acceptance. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SPE569-A
McNair, Jeff L
09/03/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center

 

Clinical Practice Requirements

Teaching candidates complete the TPA portfolio as a comprehensive assessment of the Teacher Performance Expectations. Students are required to take this course concurrently with EDU 580 - Student Teaching and Seminar or SPE 580 - Student Teaching in Special Education. Pass/Fail. Additional testing fee. Prerequisite(s): Credential program acceptance and permission of the Program Director. Pre- or Co- Requisite(s): EDU 580 or SPE 580. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU583-C
Ferko, Doreen J.
02/02/2024 F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Instructor OFFC
EDU583-B
Johnson, Jannette M.
01/26/2024 F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Instructor OFFC
EDU583-A
Mock, Jin-Sil
01/26/2024 F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Instructor OFFC
EDU583-B
Johnson, Jannette M.
09/20/2024 F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Instructor OFFC
EDU583-A
Mock, Jin-Sil
09/20/2024 F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Instructor OFFC

Teacher Candidates will complete an initial clinical experience in an extensive support needs school classroom under the direction of a qualified Mentor Teacher and University Supervisor. This clinical experience requires the teacher candidate to adhere to the hour expectations articulated within the site's teacher contract for the entire placement. The evaluation will be based on California's Teaching Performance Expectations. Pass/Fail. Prerequisite: Program Director approval. (7 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SPE588-A
McNair, Kathryn S.
01/08/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112

Teacher Candidates will complete final clinical experience in an extensive support needs school classroom under the direction of a qualified Mentor Teacher and University Supervisor. This clinical experience requires the teacher candidate to adhere to the hour expectations articulated within the site's teacher contract for the entire placement. The evaluation will be based on California's Teaching Performance Expectations. Pass/Fail. Prerequisite: Program Director approval. (7 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SPE589-B
Walker, Annette
03/04/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
SPE589-A
McNair, Kathryn S.
03/04/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112