Offered Spring (2 units)
Management principles of special education programs that promote accountability and social justice for students; coordination of related services and outside health agencies for current placements; state, federal, and local education agency funding; transition services to postsecondary placements; development of effective Individual Transition Plans based on stages of career development and needed domains
ED 595 Collaboration and Consultation That Provides Social Justice in Inclusive Learning Environments
Offered Spring (2 units)
Collaboration between educators, related school personnel, and families to create inclusive learning environments that enable social justice and accountability for students with disabilities. Includes family systems in culturally and linguistically diverse populations; conflict resolution, co-teaching models; and decision making staff development and for the continuum of placements in special education. Application of interpersonal relations in educational settings.
ED 596 Instruction of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students with Disabilities
Offered Summer (4 units)
Application of basic concepts and theories in the areas of culturally transmission, second language acquisition, and the acculturation process. Assessment and program planning for special considerations imposed by a disability in a culturally, linguistically, diverse child; Foundations of instruction planning for culturally and linguistically diverse exceptional students using informal assessment, culturally appropriate learning environments, oral language programs, and appropriate literacy programs and materials. Application of strategies for working with language minority parents and other school personnel in order to improve instructional services in special education and inclusive settings.
ED 597 Emotional, Behavior, and Health Issues in Special Education
Offered Fall (3 units)
Advanced emotional and behavior instruction that supports the academic and social needs of students with disabilities for social justice. Assessing, designing, implementing, evaluating and adapting the educational environments, in collaboration with general educators and parents, to make data-based decisions regarding the needs of diverse learners using advanced positive intervention supports and applied behavioral analysis
ED 599 Advanced Seminar in Working With Students With Learning Problems
Offered Fall (2 units)
Discussion and application of research-based methodologies that have proven effective for students with mild/moderate disabilities. Includes characteristics and development of learners with exceptional needs, exploration of student motivation, advanced assessment and accountability practices, learning and cognitive strategies, social and emotional support issues, and data-based decision-making.
ED 394 Professional Growth Assessment
Offered Fall, Spring and Summer (1 unit)
Final Level II Candidate Assessment. Self-reflection on theory and practice of leadership styles and personal growth during Level II coursework. Targeting of future career goals in education.