Jul 19, 2019  
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

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SPEC 424 Collaboration and Communication

3 Credits

The collaborative and communicative processes between parents and professionals who live and work with students with disabilities are examined. The course also addresses parent conferences, IEP meetings, co-planning and co-teaching, and how to address the concerns of families of students with special needs.

NOTE: All students pursuing Early Elementary (PK–4) and Special Education (PK–8) Certification are required to successfully complete ECE 101, Teaching as a Profession: PK–4, before taking any other required course in the major. Students pursuing Secondary Teacher Certification in either Biology/General Science, English, or Social Studies are required to successfully complete EDU 101, Teaching as a Profession, before taking any other required course in the major. Proof of a current FBI Fingerprint Clearance, a Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance, and a Pennsylvania Criminal Background Clearance is required and must be submitted to the Dean of Education and Human Service’s office in order to begin any ECE, EDU, or SPEC course. No student may begin these classes without all current clearances. EDU 230, Introduction to Exceptionalities, is a prerequisite to all Special Education {SPEC] courses.



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