Teachers looking to complete their Act 48 requirements for professional development will find everything they need in the King’s College graduate course offering for Spring 2015.
King’s also offers coursework in specialized areas, including Autism Spectrum Disorder and Instructional Coaching PDE endorsements, as well as an ESL Program Specialist Certification.
Meeting the Needs of Local Educators
King’s College is offering this expanded course selection in response to the needs of local educators. For added flexibility and convenience, some offerings will be available as blended-format courses, which combine face-to-face classroom time and online work. Our Act 48 programs also are available as accelerated weekend and traditional weekly courses.
For Newer Teachers: SAS and Inclusionary Practices
King’s recognizes the needs of teachers just starting in the profession by offering courses they are required to complete in order to obtain Instructional Level II certification.
The course “Standards Aligned Systems (SAS): What the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) Requires Every Teacher to Know” begins on Saturday, January 3 and ends January 17th. The Inclusionary Practices course is offered in March in an accelerated weekend format.
For All Teachers: Act 48 Courses for January and February
The Professional Development courses being offered in January or February include:
- “There’s a Google App for That!” (January 10)
- “Let’s Get Them Fired Up” (January 17)
- “Gangs and School Violence” (January 24)
- “E-Readers” (February 14).
Professional Development courses are pertinent to Pre-K through secondary teachers. Ninety Act 48 hours are completed with each course. Tuition for the Professional Development offerings is $670. Additional graduate courses will be offered throughout the semester.
King’s College: Your Partner in Professional Development and Career Growth
The King’s Graduate Programs in Education includes coursework to attain Master’s of Education degrees in reading, special education or curriculum and instruction. The curriculum and instruction program includes concentrations in ESL, Science, Mathematics, Social Studies, Pre-K through 4, and Excellence in Teaching.
A full listing of education-related courses for Spring 2015 is available here (link-spring _2015). A complete list of King’s Graduate Division courses is available at (link-course schedule) or by calling Briget Ford, Coordinator of Graduate Programs at 570-208-5991.