Overview: The Alternative Education licensing program is a short, six-credit certification that helps teachers, school administrators, and community members develop practices that allow all types of students to become successful, especially at-risk children. Choose to be a leader of positive change and resilience for those who have lost their way – in places that may even include jails or detention centers. Among the many skills you will learn, you will possess the knowledge to allow all types of students to thrive academically, socially, and spiritually in their educational setting. Area of Study Education Next Start Date Varies Credits6 Cost/Credit$548 Total Cost$3,288 Also offered at: » Mequon Center “The MSIT program at Concordia University provides me with a faith-based navigation though the difficult world of Information Technology leadership. The courses are well engineered to provide the professional with the background to understand and utilize the past and future of IT as a tool to enable a business. The materials and instruction really meet me at my level of understanding and seek to help me comprehend the full magnitude of the discipline as well as the ethics behind it.” CUW Online student Goals / Objectives Identify students in a K-12 setting who are or have the potential to be at risk academically, behaviorally, or socially. Develop attitudes, skills and techniques to be an effective teacher of the at-risk student. Predict likely responses to Intervention (Rtl). Understand social, personal, cultural, and community dynamics in relation to the education of students who are at risk. Pursue the #952 DPI license. Know the various delivery systems for educational interventions and the role of the teacher in each system. Familiarity with alternative education as a part of a community process. Use practices designed for early interventions to “last chance” scenarios. Career Outlook Counseling Youth Development K-12 School Teacher Community Education Curriculum Coordinator Want to see salary averages for your career? We've compiled national and regional salary information from the government and have paired it up with careers related to our programs. Check it out! National Career Alternative Education License Wisconsin DPI License #952 Curriculum and Program for Early Childhood Special Education: 0-8 (Early Intervention Practicum; Preschool/Primary Practicum) (EDG 932) - Credits: 3 Course Description This course is designed to provide students with the methods, techniques, and adaptations necessary for programming for young children with disabilities. The course examines how teachers can implement developmentally appropriate practices for children with disabilities in early childhood settings. Students will learn to design and adapt learning environments, curricular activities, and materials so they will better enable the active and full participation of all children, especially children with disabilities. Portfolio I (EDG 927) Course Description Portfolio I is the first step in the required assessment process for the Masters in Education degree. Students complete the initial setup of their portfolio and develop rationales for each standard in their program. Electives Integrating Technology to Enhance Online Instruction (At-Risk Programs) (EDG 995) - Credits: 3 No course description at this time. Applying for "Alternative Education License (DPI #952)" at Concordia Online is quick and easy. Apply Online Now!