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B.A. in Inclusive Education

Specializations: Early Childhood OR Elementary Education

A New Undergraduate Program beginning Fall 2018

Brie Morettini, Ph.D.
Program Coordinator
856-256-4500 x 53813
 

WHAT IS INCLUSIVE EDUCATION?

  • An Inclusive Education program prepares teachers to meet the needs of ALL students in the classroom, including those from diverse racial, cultural, linguistic, socioeconomic backgrounds as well as students with disabilities
  • Candidates will earn two state certifications in this 4-year program (120 credits total) – 1) an initial license in Early Childhood OR Elementary Education, and 2) a Teacher of Students with Disabilities (TOSD)

WHAT MAKES THIS DEGREE SPECIAL?

  • Cohorted course sections and courses co-taught by faculty: allowing candidates to move through the program in learning teams, creating a community-based approach to teaching and learning
  • Integrated program: courses across Special Education, Early Childhood, Elementary Education, ESL, urban education, and other program areas, which models interdisciplinary teaching used in P-12 classrooms

WHAT CAN I DO WITH MY B.A. IN INCLUSIVE EDUCATION?

  • Inclusive Education teacher (P-3 or K-6)
  • General Education teacher (P-3 or K-6)
  • Lead teacher in Resource ROom or Specialized Support Class (P-12)
  • Optional Middle School Certification (5-8) and serve as Content Area Teacher (English as a Second Language, Mathematics, Bilingual education, and more)
  • Co-teacher in either inclusive, general, or special education classroom

Program Goals

Graduates will:

  • Be able to implement content-rich interdisciplinary learning experiences which address the learning needs of all students, utilizing a strengths-based perspective to differentiate and adapt instruction for individual learners
  • Create communities of learning based on social justice and culturally relevant pedagogical practice

Program Guides

For more information, please email: inclusive.education@rowan.edu