2011-2012 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 07, 2022  
2011-2012 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Crosscultural, Language, and Academic Development Certificate (CLAD)


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The purpose of this certificate is to prepare teachers to effectively deliver English language development and specifically designed instruction for academic content to limited English proficient students from all languages. Students must complete specialized coursework for the CLAD Certificate (Education 601, Graduate Education 641, 642, and 668).

Program Learning Outcomes


Candidates who complete the Crosscultural, Language, and Academic Development (CLAD) certificate program will be able to:

Equip

  1. Build on knowledge, skills, experiences, and strategies for teaching a diverse student population. Foster an understanding of cultural concepts and perspectives when providing equitable learning environments, delivery of comprehensive, specialized instruction for English learners, and students with diverse learning needs.
  2. Maintain competencies in knowledge, skills, and practices that develop and advocate implementation of effective instruction to meet the needs of a diverse student population while meeting legal requirements.
  3. Model professional and ethical standards and dispositions.

Transform

  1. Build on knowledge, skills, experiences, and strategies acquired during preliminary preparation for  teaching a diverse student population.

Empower

  1. Build on knowledge, skills, applications, and dispositions acquired to serve 1. a diverse school community.

Program Eligibility for the Reading Certificate


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