Annotation (6 credits)
- Deepen your understanding of teaching students with severe or multiple disabilities.
- You’ll focus on students with challenging behaviors and how to use inclusive, strength-based approaches.
- Completion of this two-course sequence will lead to an annotation on your New York state teacher certification that indicates this special preparation.
Program is Ideal For
- Graduate students at Nazareth College that have or are working toward certification in students with disabilities. (These courses can fulfill elective credits in inclusive education degree programs.)
- Professionally certified teachers seeking additional education to teach students with severe or multiple disabilities.
- These courses are good preparation for working in any classroom setting that includes students with severe or multiple disabilities.
What to Expect
- 50 hours of fieldwork with students with challenging behaviors
- Complete the program by taking one course in the spring and one in early summer
- Seminar in Supporting Students with Challenging Behaviors in Inclusive Settings
- Strategies for Breaking the Conflict Cycle and Teaching Students with Challenging Behaviors
- Complete and submit the annotation/extension approval form, including signed permission of the program director.
- Deadlines are on a rolling basis for fall, spring, and summer terms.