SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

Advanced Certificate in Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education

This 29 credit advanced certificate: Early Childhood (Birth - Grade 2) and Early Childhood Special Education (Birth – Grade 2) is intended for those who already have a master’s degree.


Admissions Requirements

  1. B.A./B.S. degree from an accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 2.75. (An applicant with an undergraduate average between 2.6 and 2.74 may be admitted as a limited matriculant.)
  2. Two professional letters of recommendation
  3. A written statement of professional goals

Plan of Study

29 Credits

Prerequisites: Master’s degree

Certification in Childhood Education (Gr. 1-6); Elementary Education (Prek-6); or Special Education (1-6 or K-12)

[Note: If the student comes in with special education certification s/he will have to demonstrate a breadth and depth of liberal arts preparation comparable to that required of those students who matriculate into our master’s degree programs in Childhood or Early Childhood Education.]

TED 500 (Lives of Children) or its equivalent

Course Number

Course Title

Credits

TED 600

Introduction to Students with Learning Problems

3

TED 650

Developmental Psychopathology

3

TED 520

Language and Literacy

 

TED 640

Phonological Awareness and Beginning Reading

 

TED 616

Applied Behavior Analysis for Students with Disabilities

3

TED 620

Collaboration in Inclusive Settings

3

TED 641

 

Curriculum and Methods for Early Childhood Education

3

TED 642

Observation and Assessment in the Early Childhood Classroom

3

TED 636

Early Childhood Special Education

3

TED 741 

or

TED 742

Seminar and Student Teaching:  Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education    
or 
Seminar and Supervised Teaching:  Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education

2

Successful completion of CST in Multi-Subject and Special Education

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Westchester@liu.edu

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