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Professional Development Course Work Rotation

Check your certification plan for required professional development course work. Course rotation by semester (FA‐fall, SP‐spring, or SU) is provided for planning purposes, but is subject to change. Registration into PD course work requires program approval, so you must contact the PACE staff each semester and request a petition before you register.  

  EC‐6 or 4‐8 Core Subjects/4‐8 Content Areas

  Semester

EDPD 6332: Theories and Practice in Classroom Management

SP, SU2

EDRD 6331: Reading Skills Instruction

FA, SU1

EDEL 6334: Integrated Language Arts/Social Studies Methods

FA, SU2

EDEL 6335: Integrated Mathematics/Science Methods

FA, SU1

EDPD 6331:  Foundations and Psychological Principles of Education

FA, SP, SU2

EDEC 6384: Curriculum and the Young Child (EC‐6 candidates)  or  EDRD 5386 or 6332:  Reading in Content Areas (4‐8 candidates)

FA, SP    

SP, SU1

Additional course work to add bilingual or ESL certification:

  •  EDPD 6378: Language Development, and
  •  EDPD 6363: Bilingual Teaching Methods or EDPD 6388: ESL Teaching Methods

FA  

SP  

  6‐12, 7‐12, and EC‐12 Content Areas

  Semester

EDPD 6332: Theories and Practice in Classroom Management

SP, SU2

EDRD 5386 or 6332: Reading in Content Areas

SP, SU1

EDSE 6333:  Secondary Teaching Methods

SU1

EPSY 6350:  Exceptional Children in the Mainstream of Society

FA, SU2

EDPD 6331:  Foundations and Psychological Principles of Education

FA, SP, SU2

EDT 6300:  Educational Technology  EDPD 6310 Instructional Strategies

FA, SP

  EC‐12 Special Education

  Semester

EPSY 6350:  Exceptional Children in the Mainstream of Society

FA, SU2

EDSP 6352:  Instructional Programming for Students with Intellectual Disabilities

SU2

EDSP 6354:  Theories of Learning Disabilities and Emotional/Behavioral Disorders

FA

EDSP 6356:  Advanced Remediation Techniques

SP

EDSP 6359:  Management of Classroom Behaviors‐Exceptional Children

(recommended)

SU1

EDPD 6331:  Foundations and Psychological Principles of Education

FA, SP, SU2

EDRD 5386, 6331, or 6332:  Elementary or Content‐Area Reading

SP, FA, SU1

  Internship/Clinical Teaching Options (all areas)

  Semester

EDPD 6098E: Teaching Internship (0 SCH, Fall & Spring) [Classes are thru Education     

                                on Demand, EoD; not Graduate School]

   FA, SP

EDPD 6398/6399:  Graduate Clinical Teaching (6 SCH in 1 semester, fall/spring)

FA, SP

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