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Program Outcomes - Special Education Mild-Moderate Disabilities Certification - Certified Teachers

Upon successful completion of the Special Education Mild-Moderate Disabilities Certification for Certified Teachers Post-Degree certificate program, the learner will be able to:

1. Understand how learners grow and develop across cognitively, linguistically, socially, emotionally, and physically and accordingly is able to design and implement developmentally appropriate and challenging learning experiences for students with mild-moderate disabilities.
ESE 254, ESE 255, ESE 261, ESE 270, ESE 271, ESE 272, EDU 274, EDU 286
2. Apply knowledge of individual student differences, diverse cultures and communities and classroom management strategies to create and maintain appropriate, safe, inclusive learning environments that enable each learner to meet high standards.
EDC/ESE 252, ESE 254, ESE 255, ESE 260, ESE 270, ESE 272, ESE 273, EDU 286
3. Collaborate effectively in diverse settings with colleagues, families, students, community members and other school personnel to create environments that encourage positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation.
EDC/ESE 252, EDC/ESE 253, ESE 254, ESE 255, ESE 260, ESE 261, ESE 270, ESE 272, ESE 273, EDU 274, EDU 286
4. Effectively use multiple methods of formal and informal assessment in all content areas to monitor learner progress, guide instructional/curricular decision making, IEP development, and engage learners with mild-moderate disabilities in monitoring their own progress and learning.
EDC/ESE 252, EDC/ESE 253, ESE 254, ESE 270, ESE 272, ESE 273, EDU 274, EDU 286
5. Create and implement effective lesson plans that are differentiated to meet the needs of learners with mild-moderate disabilities, promote critical thinking and problem solving using real world application/authentic local and global issues, addresses Arizona State Standards, and incorporates educational and assistive technology.
EDC/ESE 253, ESE 254, ESE 260, ESE 261, ESE 270, ESE 271, ESE 272, EDU 286
6. Implement effective classroom and curricular accommodations as well as modify generalized curriculum to make it accessible to students with mild-moderate disabilities
ESE 254, ESE 261, ESE 270, EDU 286
7. Use a variety of effective, research-based instructional strategies, techniques, materials, and resources to create learning experiences that encourage students with mild-moderate disabilities to develop a deep understanding of the content areas, to build skills to assure mastery of the content and to apply this knowledge in meaningful ways.
ESE 254, ESE 261, ESE 270, EDU 274, EDU 286
8. Understand the importance of engaging in opportunities for leadership, continuous/ongoing academic and professional growth, and continuous self-evaluation of his/her practice etc. to advance their practice to meet the changing needs of the profession.
ESE 260, ESE 261, ESE 272, EDU 274
9. Apply professional ethical principles, practices and behaviors to guide their practice as an educator.
ESE 255, ESE 260, ESE 261, ESE 270
10. Understand the process used to qualify students for special education services
EDC/ESE 252, ESE 254, ESE 273