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San Juan College Alternative Licensure Program Farmington, NM June 2007
SJC Alternative Programs Elementary Alternative Licensure 3 semesters – 19 credits Number of Credits EDUC 240The Teaching Profession 1 EDUC 242Foundations of Education 2 EDUC 250Effective Teaching Practices 3 EDUC 244Family, School, and Community Cultures 2 EDUC 252Elementary Teaching Methods 2 EDUC 262Reading and Language Development 3 EDUC 264Elementary Reading and Language 3 Development EDUC 275Elementary Teaching Field Experience 3
Secondary Alternative Licensure 3 Semesters. 16 credits Number of Credits EDUC 240The Teaching Profession1 EDUC 242Foundations of Education2 EDUC 250Effective Teaching Practices 3 EDUC 244Family, School and Community Cultures2 EDUC 254Secondary Teaching Methods2 EDUC 262Reading and Language Development 3 EDUC 277Secondary Teaching Field Experience 3
Special Education Alternative Licensure 3-4 Semesters. 21 credits Number of Credits EDUC 240The Teaching Profession1 EDUC 250Effective Teaching Practices3 EDUC 252 Elementary Teaching Methods2 or EDUC 254 Secondary Teaching Methods EDUC 262Reading and Language Development3 EDUC 279K-12 Special Education Field Experience 3 EDUC 208*Exceptionalities3 EDUC 209*Evaluation and IEP3 EDUC 213*Reading for Special Learners3 *Courses taken through SFCC
University Programs at San Juan College 4601 College Boulevard Farmington, NM 87402-4699 email@example.com 505-566-3045 Application Checklist: Completed Program Application Official Transcripts from Bachelors, and higher degrees. (unofficial are acceptable for preliminary acceptance) Current Resume Letter of interest which includes: Reason for interest in program, intent of pursuing teaching career, concentration (elementary or secondary), description of work experience, involvement in previous professional development and any prior experience related to the teaching profession. If employed by a school district, a statement of employment from your school principal stating position, title, and acknowledgement of participation in the San Juan College Alternative Licensure Program. Complete and sign Candidate Agreement Scores from NMTA Tests or proof of registration.
Candidate Selection School Employee Needing Licensure Letter of Inquiry Academic Qualifications Professional Manner and Expression Experience with children Dispositions
Formal Acceptance Official transcripts with appropriate hours credited Passing score on NMTA basic skills Cleared background check Successful completion of EDUC 240 Current GPA 2.8 or better
Field Experiences School HR Visit Library Tour – Curriculum Center Board Meetings Experiential Learning Trip Classroom, Student, and Teacher Observations Teacher Visits and Interviews Administrator Interviews Technology Lab School Site Visits Final Field Experience (90 hour minimum)
Final Field Experience Qualifications met Placement approved by district, principal and program Level III cooperating teacher (regional training) Classroom observations by cooperating teacher, college supervisor, principal – formative assessment Evaluation of competency proficiency – cooperating teacher and college supervisor – formative and summative assessment Portfolio and Journal – support for proficiency of competencies
Program Completion Completion of program of study Minimum GPA of 2.8 Grade of B or better in field experience course Program completion is posted on transcripts Letter and certificate of completion are issued from program
ALP Cohort 5 9 graduated in December 2006 4 elementary 2 secondary – science, math 3 SPED – first SPED graduates 8 are currently employed in schools with placements in Central, Farmington, Bloomfield, and Gallup-McKinley County Districts
ALP Cohort 6 16 members 7 elementary 9 secondary – science, SS, Spanish, business, technology, math, performing arts, language arts 4 SPED + 2 Graduates 12 are currently employed in schools Bloomfield, Central, Farmington, Cuba 18 in Field Experience including 3 from previous cohorts and two doing double duty Districts represented: Central, Farmington, Bloomfield, Cuba, Gallup-McKinley
ALP Cohort 7 12 members 6 elementary 4 secondary – SS, business, performing arts, language arts 5 SPED (2 are already licensed and teaching elem) 8 are currently employed in schools - Aztec, Bloomfield, Farmington, Lumberton
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