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1 UC PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES PD Team: Kim Heyob, Marcia Deddens, Shelby Ellis and Cass Johnson UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI

2 UC HAS A PROGRAM FOR YOU 1.Do you need to renew your license? 2.Do you need one semester hour to renew your license? 3.Want to add an endorsement to your license? 4.Do you want to develop a “cohort” with a group and get your endorsement and a Master’s Degree? TOGETHER, WE CAN DO THAT! UC has had courses online since We are NCATE/CAEP approved. RANKINGS: UC’s College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services (CECH) landed at No. 33 on the 2013 ranking for Best Online Graduate Education Programs (U.S. News & World Report 2013).

3 UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI COLLEGE OF EDUCATION WANT TO GET AN ENDORSEMENT? UC offers the reading, TESOL, gifted, teacher leader endorsements ALL ONLINE among others using a blended model. These programs can be completed in 1 year. Most are credit hours (each course is 3 semester hours). The cost is $355* a credit hour. This is our PD (professional development) rate. The regular tuition rate is $710*. So this is a 50% savings. Rates subject to change.

4 THE COHORT MODEL Along with the PD rate if you can get 2O OR MORE PARTICIPANTS that can greatly reduce your cost. This can be 20 people from one district or many districts This is called a Cohort. Our online courses are a blended learning model. This means all classes are online and you meet at least once with a facilitator per class per semester. The courses are all on BLACKBOARD. The facilitator will decide the locations for meetings (some examples: local school library or media center at a school).

5 What program is right for me? Here is a list of our current endorsement/licensure/certificate programs: Autism Spectrum Disorders Certificate Gifted Endorsement Online Teaching and Learning Certificate Leadership in Online Learning Certificate 4/5 Generalist Endorsement Intervention Specialist Licensure (30-33 hrs) Reading Endorsement Priority acceptance will be given to those with 2 years of teaching experience Principal Licensure (20 hrs) Must have a Master’s Degree Teacher Leader Endorsement Must have a Master’s Degree and 4 years of teaching experience STEM Certificate TESOL endorsement

6 These are the 6 courses for the Reading Endorsement *100 hrs. of practicum

7 DID YOU HAVE A PHONICS COURSE? REQUIREMENT FROM THE STATE IN ORDER TO GET YOUR READING ENDORSEMENT: You must have completed a Phonics course in order to apply to the state for your reading endorsement. If you need this course, please let us know. This is not part of the reading endorsement course of study (as all students will not need it).

8 OHIO BOARD OF REGENTS READING ENDORSEMENT: THIS IS WHAT THE STATE’S DOCUMENT SAYS CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS ARE: Applicants holding the Adolescent/Young Adult (AYA), multiage, or career technical license must have completed a pre-requisite 9 credit hours of undergraduate level reading coursework before being admitted. All other applicants (ex: early childhood) must have completed the pre- requisite 12 semester credit hours of undergraduate level reading coursework before being admitted. Pre-requisite coursework is stipulated in Ohio Revised Code : Must include at least one separate three semester hour course in the teaching of phonics.

9 These are the 5 classes for the Gifted Endorsement *75 hrs. of practicum Course NumberCourse Title CI 6060Overview of Teaching Children and Youth who are GCT CI 6061Creating Learning Environments for Children and Youth who are GCT CI 6062Assessment of Children and Youth who are GCT CI 6063Collaboration on Behalf of Children and Youth who are GCT CI 6064Practicum: Teaching Children and Youth who are GCT

10 WANT TO GET YOUR MASTER’S DEGREE? The good news is that up to 12 hours from your endorsement can count towards your Master’s program, in turn you are getting (at a reduced rate) almost half of your Master’s for more than 50% off * *Master’s credit hour requirements vary by program Our Master’s Degree classes are also ONLINE so you can do your coursework when you want to. Scholarships are available as well.

11 So my hours for an endorsement will count towards a Master’s ---YES! WANT TO KNOW WHAT MASTER’S DEGREE YOUR WORK CAN COUNT FOR The Reading endorsement leads to a Master's in Literacy and Second Language Studies Online Teaching and Learning Certificate leads to Curriculum & Instruction Leadership in Online Learning leads to Curriculum & Instruction Teacher Leader leads to Curriculum & Instruction *must have a Master’s Degree to get in 4/5 Generalist leads to Curriculum & Instruction TESOL leads to Literacy and Second Language Studies Gifted leads to Curriculum & Instruction Autism Certificate leads to Special Education Stem leads to Curriculum & Instructoin Principal Licensure leads to Educational Leadership *must have a Master’s Degree to get in Master’s programs are usually between 30 and 33 semester hours

12 Is there financial assistance for me? CAN I GET FINANCIAL AID? If you are enrolled for at least 6 semester hours, then you are eligible for Federal Financial Aid.

13 ASCD ONLINE 1 SEMESTER HOUR COURSES JUST NEED ONE HOUR TO RENEW YOUR LICENSE: ASCD ONLINE (http://pdo.ascd.org/catalog/browsecatalog.aspx)http://pdo.ascd.org/catalog/browsecatalog.aspx These are 1 semester hour graduate level courses These are all ONLINE so you can work when you want and start whenever you want (available 24/7) - must be completed within 3 months Find a course online and and Shelby Ellis will send you a login to get in and The cost is $355* per credit hour There are over 100 classes to choose from such as: Embracing Diversity, Bullying, Common CORE Math, Differentiated Instruction, Multiple Intelligences, Leadership, & Literacy Strategies to name a few * subject to change

14 NEXT STEPS WHAT DO I DO NEXT? If you decide to enroll, you will start during the next cycle in the course. We will get you set up in Blackboard and invite you to an online orientation. Flex courses: In the gifted program, the courses are flex terms, which means a class is only 7 ½ weeks long and then the next course starts (gifted). One class is a full semester (practicum). Reading is only doing flex in the summer at this time.

15 UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI WE ARE HERE FOR YOU! QUESTIONS? OR CALL US CONTACTS KIM HEYOB / MARCIA DEDDENS / SHELBY ELLIS /CASS JOHNSON Phone:


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