Duration
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Intakes
Study mode
Part-time
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

Most courses in the Graduate Programs in Education are offered in accelerated 7-week sessions offered one night per week between the hours of 6 and 10PM and one Saturday per course. Each full semester has two accelerated 7-week sessions. Some courses in the Special Education and Environmental Education Programs run the full semester. There are some Graduate Education courses offered during the summer session that meet during alternate times.

Library Science K-12 Candidates will be able to:

  • Obtain PA Department of Education PreK-12 Library Science certification
  • Perform instructional collaboration with school staff that integrate curricula content with access to and use of resources in varied formats
  • Exhibit familiarity with information technologies utilized in management, administration, and instructional programs in the school library and media center 
  • Select appropriate library media center resources and collections as well as effectively manage the library media center 
  • Promote Information Literacy through the use of technology and program services across the K-12 setting 
  • Plan and prepare Pre K-12 library instruction based upon knowledge of subject matter, students, the community and Pennsylvania Academic Standards which promote problem analysis, creativity, and decision-making skills
  • Use new techniques to monitor students’ understanding and awareness of library services and resources through a variety of means, and to provide feedback to students to assist learning, adjust instructional strategies and improve library services 
  • Participate successfully in field internship that will meet PA required guidelines for PreK-12 library science certification 
  • Abide by the integrity, ethical behavior, and professional conduct as stated in Pennsylvania’s Code of Professional Practice and Conduct for Educators; and local, state, and federal laws and regulations

Instructional Technology Specialist Candidates will be able to:

  • Obtain PA Department of Education K-12 Instructional Technology Specialist add-on certification 
  • Identify, select, install, and maintain a technology infrastructure and hardware and software applications for school administration and instruction
  • Integrate technology into curricular planning and instructional design 
  • Manage and administer K-12 technology programs and services at the building, district, and regional levels 
  • Research, problem-solve, and investigate product development of technological applications
  • Plan, prepare, and deliver technology-related in-service programs and instruction in collaboration with other professionals at a variety of instructional levels that utilize technology in problem solving 
  • Develop leadership techniques for working with all levels of the educational community and manage and administer instructional technology programs at the building and district levels
  • Participate successfully in a field practicum that will meet PA required guidelines for K-12 ITS certification 
  • Abide by the integrity, ethical behavior, and professional conduct as stated in Pennsylvania’s Code of Professional Practice and Conduct for Educators; and local, state, and federal laws and regulations

Entry Requirements

To be updated.