This Endorsement program is intended to improve a teacher’s skills in dealing with complex classroom settings to include autism spectrum disorders. Students in this program are exposed to current research and practice in assessment, instructional programming, social skills training, applied behavior analysis programs, inclusion, and academic program development. The courses required for this program are open to all individuals with bachelor’s degrees. However, only students who have current Pennsylvania Level I or Level II Instructional Certification BEFORE they complete the courses listed below are eligible for the state Endorsement. These courses may also be completed in conjunction with any non-initial certification Master of Education program.
- Accelerated Program
This certification program offers experienced teachers the opportunity to develop expertise in a particular area of education. In addition, many of the concentration areas offered through this program prepare students for additional certifications or endorsements.
- Degree Awarded
- Program Location
Education, Concentration in Pre K-4, B.A. UG
The Bachelor of Arts in Education with a concentration in Pre K-4 provides the necessary training for students interested in teaching at the PreK-4 level.
Education, Concentration in Pre K-4/Special Education Pre K-12, B.A. UG
The Bachelor of Arts in Education with a concentration in Pre K-4/Special Education Pre K-12 enables students to become certified to teach all courses from Pre K-4 (nursery/age three) through fourth grade (age nine).
Early Childhood Education Pathway Program Pre K-4, B.S. UG
Are you a working professional in a Pre K-4 field? If so, your path to teacher certification just got easier! If you have an Associate of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education or have completed your first two years of a four-year Early Education program, we have a “pathway” to degree and certification completion designed to meet your needs.