The Office of Professional Development and Education Outreach offers various individual courses to meet the needs of teacher certificate renewals and continuing education. Please visit the following tabs for course options.
- attain the State Board of Education's revised standards reflecting the knowledge and skills needed to teach children from birth to age 8 in general education settings, as well as significant knowledge and skills teaching children with disabilities
- be qualified to teach in:
- general education early childhood classrooms
- inclusive early childhood classrooms, and
- early childhood special education classrooms
- feel confident in knowing you possess the most up-to-date early childhood endorsement available, and in having the skills and knowledge needed to address the developmental and educational needs of all children in your care, regardless of ability level
Location: Macomb ISD, Clinton Township, MI
Dates/ Time: Tuesday from 5:00-8:20 p.m.
Description: This course focuses on early childhood special education (ECSE) as a unique discipline similar to, but distinctly different than early childhood education and special education. Teaming, assessment, family centered practice, and child focused practices within multiple contexts of ECSE will be addressed. Activities will take place that encourage reflective practice. A field experience is built into the course.
WINTER 2016 (January 5 - April 26, 2016)
Location : Macomb ISD, Clinton Township, MI
Dates / Time : Tuesday from 5:00-8:20 p.m.
Description : This course focuses on linking the foundational components to professional practice in the field of Early Childhood Special Education. Practical applications of teaming, assessment, family centered practice and child focused approaches will be addressed, with particular attention to the themes of diversity, inclusion, and technology. A field experience is built into the course.
Sherry Quinn, Director of Macomb
(586) 226-4590 | (586) 226-8643 fax
EMATHS Online Geometry and Algebra Courses
In partnership with the Macomb Intermediate School District, Oakland University is offering secondary mathematics teachers the opportunity to earn graduate credit for the following courses. All courses are three (3) graduate credits:
- EMATHS Online Geometry
- EMATHS Online Algebra I
- EMATHS Online Algebra II
These online courses focus on...
- increasing teachers’ content knowledge,
- maximizing the effective use of technology in instruction,
- using research-based pedagogy, and
- implementing formative assessment for improved instruction.
Contact Sandra Geldhof at firstname.lastname@example.org to request additional information about the EMATHS Online courses (including the option to earn graduate credit).
- Courses will run in Winter 2015 and Fall 2015
- 6 credits over two-semesters
- Hybrid format includes two face-to-face sessions on Saturdays at Oakland University's main campus, with additional online learning activities
- Courses include: Introduction to IB Principles, Practices, & Curriculum (3 credits) and Leaders in IB Schools: Moving Theory to Practice (3-credits)
- Courses combine an emphasis on administering an IB program, with general administrative practices and recent trends in educational leadership. The courses are designed and taught by practicing IB administrators and education school professionals.
Summer 2015 Special Education Electives
- SE 640: Lives of Adolescents and Adults with ASD (CRN: 33570)
Dates: Summer 1: May 11 - July 1, 2015
Instructor: Dr. Janet Graetz
- SE 590: Creating & Sustaining Parent Partnerships (CRN: 31937)
Dates: Summer 1: May 11 - July 1, 2015
Instructor: Dr. Sherryl McLaughlin
- SE 590: Traumatic Brain Injury (CRN: 31930)
Dates: Summer 2: July 6 - August 26, 2015
Instructor: Dr. Sherry Cormier-Kuhn
|Winter 2015 courses are under development at this time.|
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