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International Inclusive Education Certificate

Overview

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  • 100%

    Online format
  • 4

    Courses
  • 6 Weeks

    Per Course

The International Inclusive Education (IIE) Professional Certificate is an online program designed to support countries, districts, municipalities, and schools outside the United States who want research-based teacher preparation coursework that addresses the needs of students with and without disabilities. The program addresses:

  • Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework
  • Inclusive education from a research-based lens
  • Practitioner-friendly approach that allows teachers to implement what they are learning
  • Redesign instruction by increasing access to the general curriculum
  • Removal traditional barriers that leave students behind  
  • Proactively monitor general education instruction and intervention to capitalize on the academic growth

The professional certificate also specifically covers the design and delivery of a coordinated services model, specially designed instruction, or special education supports. 

 

Courses

IIE701 - Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Curriculum Planning for All Learners

How effective is your curriculum at reaching all learners in your class? This course focuses on UDL, a brain-based framework for instructional planning and delivery that removes barriers and provides opportunities for all learners. Through UDL we will explore best practices in inclusive education, collaboration, co-teaching, assistive technology, and curriculum design. You will leave this course empowered and motivated to teach all learners, especially those who have special needs or struggle.

IIE702 - Proactive Reading Instruction and Assessment I

Why can my students read my content area and what can I do? This course will prepare teachers to teach students to read through literacy instruction in late elementary and secondary grades. The course will use the gradual release of responsibility model across the content areas and English language arts. Participants will learn effective instructional strategies in phonemic awareness, decoding and fluency instruction and use UDL and MTSS to meet the needs of all learners. A focus on evidence-based pedagogical practices to support all learners including strategy instruction, informal assessment screeners and diagnostic tools connected to instructional planning.

IIE703 - School-wide Model of Prevention and Intervention

When we teach in traditional ways, we can expect that thirty percent of students in will not have meaningful access to the curriculum. What can we do to change this? This course will prepare teachers to use research-based pedagogical strategies for effective instruction and classroom organizational structure and design using a multi-tiered system of support framework (MTSS). The focus will address the aspects of MTSS including developing a strong general education instructional practices using UDL, understanding and implementing tiered interventions with fidelity and using universal screeners and progress monitoring tools.

IIE704 - Proactive Reading Instruction and Assessment II

How can I teach vocabulary and provide reading practice in my class in engaging ways? This course will prepare teachers to teach students to read through literacy instruction in late elementary and secondary grades. The course will use the gradual release of responsibility model across the content areas and English language arts. Participants will learn effective instructional strategies in vocabulary acquisition and comprehension and use UDL and MTSS to meet the needs of all learners. A focus on evidenced-based pedagogical practices to support all learners including strategy instruction, informal assessment screeners and diagnostic tools connected to instructional planning.

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