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)
February 2021 Start

Mandatory New Student Orientation
Thursday, February 25th at 5:00 p.m.

Spring 2021 (6 credits)

EDUC 513 – Psychology of Teaching and Learning
Saturday – February 27; March 6, 13, 20, 27

EDUC 506 – Language, Cognitive Development, and Cultural Diversity
Saturday – April 10, 17, 24; May 1, 8

Summer 2021 (10 credits)

EDUC 340 – Introduction to Special Education
Saturday – May 15, 22; June 5, 12, 19

EDUC 528 – Strategies for Inclusion, Differentiation, and UDL**
Monday through Friday July 5 – 9
**This is a required on-campus course held at the College of Mount Saint Vincent**

EDUC 509 – Working with Systems, Teams, and Culturally Diverse Families (2 credits)*
Saturday – July 10, 17, 24, 31; August 7
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

EDUC 535 – Introduction to Assistive Technology (2 credits)*
Saturday – July 10, 17, 24, 31; August 7
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

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

Fall 2021 (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 – September 11, 18, 25; Oct. 2, 9

EDUC 522 – Teaching Mathematics in Inclusive Settings
Saturday – October 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13

EDUC 527 – Classroom Management and Social Skills Instruction
Saturday – November 20, 21; December 4, 11, 18
**This course will meet on Saturday, November 20th and Sunday, November 21st

Spring 2022 (9 credits)

EDUC 622 – Early Literacy Methods II
Saturday – January 8, 15, 22, 29; February 5

EDUC 710 – Practicum in Teaching Early Literacy and Mathematics
Saturday – February 12; March 5, 12, 19, 26

EDUC 675 – Assessment of Young Children
Saturday – April 2, 9, 30, May 7, 14

Summer 2022 (9 credits)

EDUC 602 – Research for Classroom Teachers
Saturday – May 21; June 4, 11, 18, 25; July 9, 16, 23, 30; August 6, 13
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

EDUC 530 – Student Teaching in General Education
Saturday – May 21; June 4, 11, 18, 25
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

EDUC 751 – Student Teaching in Special Education
Saturday – July 9, 16, 23, 30; August 6
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

**Individual edTPA appointments will be scheduled for July 23, 30; August 6, 13**
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

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