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1 Freshman Group Advising 2014

2 Who is your Advisor? 2 Michael Zaborowski Elementary/Secondary Education Special Education Honors Global Ed & Urban Ed Cohorts Kristy Dumont Elementary Education Secondary Education Global Ed & Urban Ed Cohorts Kappa Delta PI – Honor Society Janet Chegwidden Elementary Education Secondary Education Special Education Joella Cogan Director of Advising Teacher Education Honors Transfer Post Bachelor Jennifer Watson Elementary Education Secondary Education Post Bachelor Kinesiology For Appointments:

3 What is a Major? Your Degree Major is either: Elementary Education Special Education Child Development Your Teaching Major is: Language Arts Social Studies Integrated Science Math Your Teaching Minor is: Any subject off the approved minor list (additional & optional only) 3 This is what appears on your MSU Diploma Teaching majors and minors appear on your MSU transcript after you are awarded your teacher certification

4 College of Education Program Requirements 4 Part 1 – University Requirements ISS 200-level4 credits ISS 300-level4 credits ISB*3 credits ISP*3 credits Lab*2 credits IAH ( )*4 credits IAH (211+)*4 credits WRA4 credits TOTAL – 28 credits *Waived for Science majors *One of these can fulfill the arts requirement of the Planned Program IAH/ISS Diversity Requirement Course choices must include 2 out of the 3 designations: “I”, “N” or “D”

5 College of Education Program Requirements 5 Part 2 – Education Studies CourseCourse TitlePrerequisites & NotesCredit TE 150Reflections on Learning3 TE 250/CEP 240Human Diversity, Power, and Opportunity in Social Institutions/Diverse Learners in Multicultural Perspective Elementary Ed takes TE 250 Special Ed & Child Dev take CEP TE 301 junior year Learners and Learning in ContextPrereq: TE 150 and TE 250/CEP 2403 TE 403 fall senior year Teaching of Science to Diverse LearnersPrereq: TE 301 and ISE 301 with min grades of TE 404 fall senior year Teaching of Social Studies to Diverse Learners 3 TE 405 spring senior year Teaching of Language and Literacy to Diverse Learners Prereq: TE 348 with min grade of 2.03 TE 406 spring senior year Teaching of Mathematics to Diverse LearnersPrereq: MTH 201 and MTH 202 with min grades of TOTAL – 21 credits Must maintain a 2.5 overall GPA in TE courses, with no individual grade below 2.0

6 Special Education Program Requirements 6 All of the following courses: CSD 333Oral Language Development3 cr CEP 301Literacy Instruction for Students with Mild Impairments3 cr (Spr Sem Jr Yr) CEP 449Behavior Management in Special Ed3 cr (Spr Sem Sr Yr) CEP 451Models of Special Education Admin. And Services3 cr (Fall Sem Jr Yr) CEP 452Universal Design for Learning in the General Education Classroom3 cr (Fall Sem Sr Yr) PSY 101Into to Psychology4 cr

7 Child Development Program Requirements 7 All of the following courses: HDFS 211Child Growth and Development3 cr HDFS 320 HDFS 320 Lab Interaction with Children Interaction with Children - Lab 3 cr 1 cr - Lab HDFS 321 HDFS 321 Lab Curriculum for Children Curriculum for Children - Lab 3 cr 1 cr - Lab HDFS 322Infant Development and Program Planning3 cr HDFS 421Assessment of the Young Child3 cr HDFS 424Student Teaching in Early Childhood Education6 cr

8 8 Language Arts 36 credits Integrated Science credits Social Studies 49 credits Mathematics Information Must maintain a 2.5 overall GPA in Teaching Major Major certifies students in grades 6-8. College of Education Program Requirements Part 3 – Teaching Area Options 32 credits

9 9 Credits Arabic20 Chinese24 Computer Science21-22 English21-23 French21 German21 Credits History31 Japanese24 Mathematics20 Russian23 Spanish21 Teaching English20-25 to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Must maintain a 2.5 overall GPA in Teaching Minor Minors certify students in grades 6-8. Teaching Minors Information College of Education Program Requirements

10 10 CourseCourse TitleCredit MTH 201Elementary Math for Teachers I3 MTH 202Elementary Math for Teachers II3 ISE 301Science for Elementary Schools3 GEO 204World Regional Geography3 TE 348Reading & Responding to Children’s Literature3 IAH 208/IAH 209/ IAH 241 A,C,D,E or F Music & Culture/Art, Visual & Culture/Music & Society in the Modern World/Cultural & Artistic Traditions of Europe/Theater & Society in the West/Creative Process 4 MUS 463/THR 421/ THR 422/DAN 420/ TE 491 Methods & Materials of Elementary Music/Creative Dramatics/Children’s Theatre/Creative Dance & Learning/Creative Arts for Children 3 LIN 200/ENG 302/ CSD 333/LIN 401 Intro to Language/Into to the English Language/Oral Language Development/Intro to Linguistics 3-4 HST 202U.S. History to KIN 355Physical Activity & Health Education for Elementary Teachers 3 Information Must pass all courses with a 2.0 or higher Planned Program certifies in grades K-5 All courses required (some may apply to the teaching major) IAH can double count with University Requirement College of Education Program Requirements Part 4 – Planned Program

11 11 RequirementsCredits University Requirements28 Education Studies21 Teaching Major/Minors32-59 Planned Program20+ Total Program Credits101 Plus Electives or Special Ed Courses19 Total to Graduate120 Information If you take MTH 1825 at MSU you will need 123 credits to graduate. Degree Requirements

12 Technology Requirements Proficiency and expertise in technology will be acquired as a part of the TE curriculum College of Education Laptop Requirement for admitted students MUST USE MSU ACCOUNT –This is the only address that the University will use for sending official communications to students after they enroll –Need to check your MSU account regularly When ing an advisor in COE be sure to use your MSU and include your full name Read all messages from the Registrar and MSU accounts 12

13 Accommodations If you are a student with special needs: Strongly encouraged to register with the RCPD Accommodations for MSU classes may be different than reasonable accommodations needed for your K-12 field placements and will require advance planning It is up to you to discuss your need for accommodations in K-12 classrooms with the program ahead of time 13

14 Summer Courses/ Transfer MSU You may take courses at a community college until you reach 56 total credits. You can always take courses at a 4-year university. Grades never transfer, but you must earn at least a 2.0 for the credit to transfer! Check with an advisor to make sure the course you are taking will transfer correctly. Check the Transfer MSU Credit Evaluation System at transfer.msu.edutransfer.msu.edu ISP/ISB transfers can be tricky. MSU requires 2 credits of lab and most other schools only offer 1 credit labs! Don’t get stuck! 14

15 Calculating your GPA 15 CREDITSXGPA=POINTS CREDITS earned in course X GPA in course = POINTS AddPOINTS Add all POINTS together AddCREDITS Add all CREDITS together DividePOINTSbyCREDITS = GPA Divide total POINTS by total CREDITS = GPA CourseCreditsGradePoints ISS WRA MTH TE / 14 = 3.00

16 GPA: Repeating a Course Repeating a Course at Michigan State Original course: MTH 103 = 1.0 CourseCreditsGradePoints ISS WRA MTH TE / 14 = 3.21 When a course is repeated at MSU, only the most recent grade and credits are counted toward the GPA calculation. Repeating a Course at another College 16 Original course: MTH 103 = 1.0 CourseCreditsGradePoints ISS WRA MTH TE / 11 = 3.54 For courses repeated at another institution, only the credit is transferred back to MSU, not the grade.

17 A PPLICATION P ROCESS FOR T EACHER E DUCATION Online Application Available at education.msu.edu during the month of September GPA Requirement Minimum overall 2.75 at the end of semester of application MTTC Professional Readiness Exam Reading, writing and math test Essay Proctored 1 hour essay in testing office. Sign up for time in online application. $20 scoring fee paid on application. Experience Special Education students must documents 42 hours of work with special needs kids No documentation required for Elementary or Secondary but experience is helpful for essay Conviction Disclosure Form 17 Students apply fall semester of their sophomore year

18 Professional Readiness Exam (PRE) General Information on the test can be found on MTTC’s website: The ONLY test you need for the COE application is the Professional Readiness Exam (096), which includes: Reading (vocabulary, writer’s purpose, relationships, reasoning) Writing (grammar, usage, mechanics, sentence/paragraph formation) Math (Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, and Statistics) Make sure when you register that your score is sent to MSU Institution Code: 18 The test is offered in Paper-based or Computer-based formats, the costs are: Paper-based: $50 (available in July) Computer-based: $140 (available in May, June, and August) 18

19 Preparation for the PRE MTTC’s Prep Material: Free guides: Practice Test ($29): Commercial Materials: Prep Book: Flash Cards: On-Campus: Learning Resources Center (LRC) Commercial Material (Library, LRC, Engagement Centers) Other Resources: The Little, Brown Handbook: ISBN:

20 Conviction Disclosure Students must submit a Conviction Disclosure Form (CDF) Prior to admission to the TE program Prior to internship placement Prior to initial certification After admission students are obligated to report subsequent convictions to COE Certification Officer within 5 business days and provide court documents May be denied admission, field placement or recommendation for certification because of a conviction for a misdemeanor or felony Failure to report a conviction or falsification could result in dismissal from the TE program ICHAT Search (Internet Criminal History Access Tool) Internet search for criminal history Required for TE 301, 302, Students, interns and teacher certification candidates are obligated to report convictions to the Certification Officer. Failure to disclose conviction history is falsification! A conviction does not disappear from your record!

21 The Integrity of Scholarship and Grades Maintain Integrity Provide accurate info for academic & admissions records Adhere to professional standards and honor codes e/professional-conduct.asp Complete original work without unauthorized aid Plagiarism Using the words or ideas of others without permission or citation Many unintentionally commit acts of plagiarism Become informed and avoid allegations at https://www.msu.edu/unit/ombud/academic- ntegrity/plagiarism-policy.html Procedures Used in Academic Dishonesty Instructor takes action: penalty grade for assignment or course Instructor completes Academic Dishonesty Report Student’s Dean will add form to academic record Student must complete an online course about the integrity of Scholarship and Grades. Can’t graduate until successfully completed. 21

22 Ways to Get Involved TEAM Tomorrow’s Educators for the Advancement of Multicultural Students Friendshop An enrichment program for elementary school children run by MSU students Kappa Delta Pi International honor society in education MSU Student Literacy Corps Trains and places volunteers to serve as mentors and tutors to at-risk children in the Lansing area Patricia Williams Student Council for Exceptional Children The group promotes awareness of exceptional children through discussion and service Specialization in Coaching or Health Promotion 134 Erickson Hall Service Learning Center Volunteer placements are in classrooms with youth groups and with tutoring programs dergraduate/get-involved.asp 22

23 Connect with the College of Education Michigan State University College of #MSUed For appointments: 23


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