Catalog: PNW BOCES and Hudson River Teacher Center

Search Options

Search Results (1 - 3 of 3)

1. Special Education Extension Series: Grades 7 – 8 Course #1 - Knowledge of Students

Program: The Hudson River Teacher Center

Audience: Special Educators who have an existing NYS Students with Disabilities Generalist Grades 1 – 6 certification

Dates: 1/31/2019 to 2/28/2019

In June of 2018, NYS approved a new pathway for special educators to extend their existing certification to address the growing shortage of certified special education teachers in NYS. Special Educators who have an existing NYS Students with Disabilities Generalist Grades 1–6 certification and are interested in obtaining an extension for grades 7-8, are invited to study these grade bands through a three course series. Together, these three courses meet NYSED Special Education CTLE Certification criteria for extending an existing NYS Students with Disabilities Generalist Grades 1-6 certification to include grades 7-8. This extension can be obtained by completing a 3 course series: Knowledge of Students (15hrs), Instructional Strategies (15hrs) and Professional Practice (15hrs).

For detailed information about each course, please contact instructor Jim Desimone via jimnysut@gmail.com.

For registration information, please contact Julie Darling via jdarling@pnwboces.org.

Note: For those who wish to apply for Special Education Certification extension through NYS, please note eligible special educators must be current holders of NYS Students with Disabilities Generalist Grades 1-6 and have a minimum of 3 years teaching experience at 5th and/or 6th grade levels. Upon successful completion of each course, the participant will receive a Special Education CTLE Certificate for that course. As a total of 45 hours of instruction is required to meet the learning requirement of the certification extension, all three certificates are needed in order to apply to NYS for certification extension using this series. It is the responsibility of the participant to submit certificates and all necessary documentation to NYSED for certification extension consideration.

2. Special Education Extension Series: Grades 7 – 8 Course #2 - Instructional Strategies

Program: The Hudson River Teacher Center

Audience: Special Educators who have an existing NYS Students with Disabilities Generalist Grades 1 – 6 certification

Dates: 3/7/2019 to 4/4/2019

In June of 2018, NYS approved a new pathway for special educators to extend their existing certification to address the growing shortage of certified special education teachers in NYS. Special Educators who have an existing NYS Students with Disabilities Generalist Grades 1–6 certification and are interested in obtaining an extension for grades 7-8, are invited to study these grade bands through a three course series. Together, these three courses meet NYSED Special Education CTLE Certification criteria for extending an existing NYS Students with Disabilities Generalist Grades 1-6 certification to include grades 7-8. This extension can be obtained by completing a 3 course series: Knowledge of Students (15hrs), Instructional Strategies (15hrs) and Professional Practice (15hrs).

For detailed information about each course, please contact instructor Jim Desimone via jimnysut@gmail.com.

For registration information, please contact Julie Darling via jdarling@pnwboces.org.

Note: For those who wish to apply for Special Education Certification extension through NYS, please note eligible special educators must be current holders of NYS Students with Disabilities Generalist Grades 1-6 and have a minimum of 3 years teaching experience at 5th and/or 6th grade levels. Upon successful completion of each course, the participant will receive a Special Education CTLE Certificate for that course. As a total of 45 hours of instruction is required to meet the learning requirement of the certification extension, all three certificates are needed in order to apply to NYS for certification extension using this series. It is the responsibility of the participant to submit certificates and all necessary documentation to NYSED for certification extension consideration.

3. Special Education Extension Series: Grades 7 – 8 Course #3 - Professional Practice

Program: The Hudson River Teacher Center

Audience: Special Educators who have an existing NYS Students with Disabilities Generalist Grades 1 – 6 certification

Dates: 4/11/2019 to 5/16/2019

In June of 2018, NYS approved a new pathway for special educators to extend their existing certification to address the growing shortage of certified special education teachers in NYS. Special Educators who have an existing NYS Students with Disabilities Generalist Grades 1–6 certification and are interested in obtaining an extension for grades 7-8, are invited to study these grade bands through a three course series. Together, these three courses meet NYSED Special Education CTLE Certification criteria for extending an existing NYS Students with Disabilities Generalist Grades 1-6 certification to include grades 7-8. This extension can be obtained by completing a 3 course series: Knowledge of Students (15hrs), Instructional Strategies (15hrs) and Professional Practice (15hrs).

For detailed information about each course, please contact instructor Jim Desimone via jimnysut@gmail.com.

For registration information, please contact Julie Darling via jdarling@pnwboces.org.

Note: For those who wish to apply for Special Education Certification extension through NYS, please note eligible special educators must be current holders of NYS Students with Disabilities Generalist Grades 1-6 and have a minimum of 3 years teaching experience at 5th and/or 6th grade levels. Upon successful completion of each course, the participant will receive a Special Education CTLE Certificate for that course. As a total of 45 hours of instruction is required to meet the learning requirement of the certification extension, all three certificates are needed in order to apply to NYS for certification extension using this series. It is the responsibility of the participant to submit certificates and all necessary documentation to NYSED for certification extension consideration.