Master’s in Early Childhood Schedule

M.S. in Early Childhood General and Special Education (Dual Certification, Birth – Grade 2)
46 credits (All courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted)
October 2021 Start

Mandatory New Student Orientation
Saturday, October 9th

Fall 2021 (6 credits)

EDUC 513 – Psychology of Teaching and Learning
Saturday – October 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13

EDUC 506 – Language, Cognitive Development, and Cultural Diversity
Saturday – November 20, 21; December 4, 11, 18
**This course will meet on Saturday, November 20th and Sunday, November 21st

Spring 2022 (10 credits)

EDUC 340 – Introduction to Special Education
Saturday – January 8, 15, 22, 29; February 5

EDUC 528 – Strategies for Inclusion, Differentiation, and UDL
Saturday – February 12; March 5, 12, 19, 26

EDUC 509 – Working with Systems, Teams, and Culturally Diverse Families (2 credits)**
Saturday – April 2, 9, 30, May 7, 14
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

EDUC 535 – Introduction to Assistive Technology (2 credits)**
Saturday – April 2, 9, 30, May 7, 14
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

*EDUC 509 and EDUC 535 will meet for half-day sessions on the dates listed above*

Summer 2022 (12 credits)

**EDUC 621 is an online course that does not meet in person**
EDUC 621 – Early Literacy Methods I

EDUC 524 – Teaching Science and Social Studies in Inclusive Settings
Saturday – May 21; June 4, 11, 18, 25

EDUC 522 – Teaching Mathematics in Inclusive Settings
Saturday – July 9, 16, 23, 30; August 6

EDUC 527 – Classroom Management and Social Skills Instruction
Monday through Friday July 11 – 15
**This is a required on-campus course held at the College of Mount Saint Vincent**

Fall 2022 (9 credits)

EDUC 622 – Early Literacy Methods II
Saturday – September 10, 17, 24; October 1, 8

EDUC 710 – Practicum in Teaching Early Literacy and Mathematics
Saturday – October 15, 22, 29; November 5, 12

EDUC 675 – Assessment of Young Children
Saturday – November 19, 20; December 3, 10, 17
**This course will meet on Saturday, November 19th and Sunday, November 20th

Spring 2023 (9 credits)

EDUC 602 – Research for Classroom Teachers
Saturday – January 7, 14, 21, 28; February 4, 11; March 4, 11, 18, 25; April 1, 22, 29; May 6, 13
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

EDUC 530 – Student Teaching in General Education
Saturday – January 7, 14, 21, 28; February 4
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

EDUC 751 – Student Teaching in Special Education
Saturday – March 4, 11, 18, 25; April 1
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

*Individual edTPA appointments will be scheduled for April 22, 29; May 6, 13
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM