Teacher License Renewal Courses

Course Descriptions

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Co-Teaching, Collaboration, and Consultation
15879 EDUC 06LMC S1
This course will focus on models of co-teaching, collaboration, and consultation. Five co-teaching models of instruction as well as principles of collaboration will be shared. In addition, research based benefits for both teachers and students will be outlined. Participants will conduct self-assessments about styles of collaboration, views on co-teaching, and expectations in the classroom. This course would be ideal for a team of teachers who are currently co-teaching or planning to co-teach in the future.
Target Audience: K-12 general and special education teachers
Date/Time/Location: Friday, April 17th 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. ONLINE CANVAS; Saturday, April 18th 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Stafford South #207
Instructor: Jennifer Walker

Effective Co-Teaching
52316 EDUC 05KMC S1
Special education law requires that students with disabilities be educated to the greatest extent possible with their general education peers. This course will provide both special and general education teachers tools for effective communication, models of co-teaching, and ways to plan effectively. The course is appropriate for general and special education teachers of all grades and subjects, as well as, for school administrators interested in facilitating effective co-teaching among staff working with students.
Target Audience:All grade levels, general and special educators, administrators.
Date/Time/Location: Friday, May 15th 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. ONLINE CANVAS; Saturday, May 16th 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Stafford South #207
Instructor: Roberta Gentry

We the Kids – Civics Instruction in the Elementary School
52317 EDUC 07LMC S1
Help your students build basic civic knowledge and understand their role as active citizens. This course will examine strategies for integrating civics SOLs across core content areas with a focus on active learning strategies that will strengthen student understanding of politics and government with opportunities to practice the skills of good citizenship. Specific attention will be given to understanding state and local government.
Target Audience: K-6
Date/Time/Location: Friday, May 22nd 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. ONLINE CANVAS; Saturday, May 23rd 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Stafford South #207
Instructor: Jane Huffman

Local History Across the Elementary Curriculum K-6
52318 EDUC 06GMC  S1
“Take advantage of local history resources to stimulate student interest in social studies by bringing the past to life and connecting students with the rich heritage of their community. This hands-on workshop will explore the use of primary sources, historic photographs and maps and documents to teach history across the curriculum.

This course will include a visit to Historic Kenmore, the Fredericksburg home of revolutionary war patriots Fielding and Betty Washington Lewis.”
Target Audience: K-6
Date/Time/Location: Friday, May 29th 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. ONLINE CANVAS; Saturday, May 30th 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Stafford South #207
Instructor: Jane Huffman

Special Education for General Educators & Special Educators
52319 EDUC 02KMC S1
This course is designed for general education teachers wanting to learn more about working with students with disabilities. Characteristics of students with high incidence disabilities, accommodations, modifications, and requirements during an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meeting will be shared.
Target Audience: K-12 general educators, administrators, and Encore/Specials teachers
Date/Time/Location: Friday, June 5th 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. ONLINE CANVAS; Saturday, June 6th 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Stafford South #207
Instructor: Roberta Gentry

Monitoring Students’ Academic Progress
52320 EDUC 05HMC S1
This course is designed to assist teachers with setting measurable achievement goals for students, documenting student progress towards those goals, and using the performance data to document and communicate student academic progress. The course will cover developing goals, curriculum based measurement, interpreting the results of assessments, and summarizing student data. This course is specifically targeted to assist teachers in completing Performance Standard 7 targets of the Uniform Performance Standards.
Target Audience: K-6
Date/Time/Location: Friday, June 19th 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. ONLINE CANVAS; Saturday, June 20th 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Stafford South #207
Instructor: Roberta Gentry

 

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*All classes are held at the Stafford campus, 121 University Blvd., unless otherwise noted. Students will need to seek approval from their school systems for specific licensure renewal courses that meet their own recertification requirements.