Renee Speight, U of A educating assistant professor of particular training and director of the Online Special (*25*) Resource Teacher Academy.
The College of (*25*) and Health Professions has 25 full scholarships accessible to cowl tuition, books and charges for licensed practising Arkansas lecturers who need to earn a particular training useful resource endorsement and construct information associated to implementation of inclusive practices.
Scholarships for the Online Special (*25*) Resource Teacher Academy are funded by an Arkansas Department of (*25*) grant. Interested lecturers ought to full an academy utility by the April 15 deadline. After being admitted, candidates are required to use to the U of A Graduate School as a non-degree in search of scholar. All necessities will must be accomplished in a single yr. Academy programs will start Summer 2022.
“Arkansas wants extra educators with experience in inclusive practices to advertise optimistic outcomes for learners with various help wants,” stated Academy Director Renee Speight. “This program creates a pathway for lecturers with content material information experience to construct or improve their expertise associated to educating and facilitating achievement for college students with disabilities.”
Arkansas classroom lecturers licensed in Okay-6, 4-8 or 7-12 content material areas (ELA, Science, and Math) are eligible to use for the scholarships, which is able to embody help from college with experience in inclusive practices and modern distance studying and subject expertise applied sciences. The programs in this system of examine embody content material associated to collaboration with varied stakeholders, evaluation methods, social, emotional and habits helps, and educational practices to advertise scholar ability acquisition. Candidates will obtain help by means of a summer time orientation and synchronous and asynchronous classes all through the college yr to advertise additional growth of experience in inclusive practices.
- Inclusive Practices for Diverse Populations, Summer
- Assessment and Programming for Students with Disabilities, Fall
- Family and Professional Partnerships, Fall
- ABA and Classroom Management for Teachers, Spring
Teachers can apply the 12 credit score hours on this program towards the 36 hours required for an M.Ed. in Special (*25*) diploma from the U of A.
For extra info, attain out to Academy Director Renee Speight, PhD, BCBA-D, email@example.com, 479-575-3215.