2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Preschool through Third Grade (P-3), Certification

Program Description

Designed for certified teachers, this program fulfills requirements for endorsement as Teacher of Pre-School through Third Grade (P-3) in the State of New Jersey.

Prerequisites

  • New Jersey instructional certificate
  • Passing score on the Early Childhood Content Knowledge PRAXIS (5025)
  • Passing score on the PLATO Test or submission of an acceptable writing sample

Degree Requirements

  • 24 credits required for certification
  • Completion of an Early Childhood edTPA portfolio

Required Courses 24

EC 5000FOUNDATIONS OF EC & FS

3

EC 5100LNG&READ&THGHT YNG CH THRY&PRA

3

EC 5230DEV THEORIES FOR TEACH EC & FS

3

EC 5275INTEGRATED CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

3

EC 5320CREATING PARTNERSHIPS WITH FAMILIES PARENTING EDUCATION

3

EC 5500INTEGRATING TECH INTO EC CURR

3

EC 5111DESIGNING AND MANAGING CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENTS FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIAL EDUCATION

3

EC 5222ASSESSMENT STRATEGIES FOR LEARNING

3

Total Credit Hours: 24