Overview: The Alternative Education licensing program is a six-credit certification that helps teachers, school administrators, and community members develop practices that allow all types of students to become successful – especially children who may be at-risk. 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 settings. Area of Study Education Next Start Date August 31, 2015 Credits6 Cost/Credit$548 Total Cost$3,288 Also offered at: » Mequon Center » Appleton Center » Madison Center The Teacher Certification Program at Concordia University Wisconsin was a timely, thorough, and effective way for me to become certified to teach... Concordia’s awesome staff demonstrated modern teaching techniques as well as traditional methods for use in the classroom – all while holding to a Christ-centered, Gospel oriented mission. Thanks to Concordia, I was able to land a teaching position even before my program completed.” CUW Online student Goals / Objectives Identify students in an academic setting who are or have the potential to be at risk academically, behaviorally, or socially. Develop strategies to incorporate Response to Intervention (RtI) and Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS) Understand social, personal, cultural, and community dynamics in relation to the education of students who are at risk. Pursue the #1952 DPI license. Know the various delivery systems for educational interventions and the role of the teacher in each system. Familiarity with alternative education as integral part of community services. 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! NationalAlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingGuamPuerto RicoVirgin Islands CareerCounselors, All OtherAdult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and InstructorsEducation Administrators, Elementary and Secondary SchoolEducation Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/ProgramCareer/Technical Education Teachers, Middle SchoolEducation Administrators, All Other Alternative Education License Wisconsin DPI License #1952 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. Educating Students at Risk (EDG 632/932) - Credits: 3 Course Description EDUCATIN G STUDENT S AT RISK intends to help identify students in a K-12 setting who are or have the potential to be at risk academically, behaviorally or socially. The course also intends to help develop attitudes, skills and techniques to be effective teachers of the at-risk student. Response to Intervention (RtI) and Positive Behavior Intervention System (PBIS) are discussed. The course looks at social, personal, cultural and community dynamics in relation to the education of students who are at risk. Alternative Education (EDG 633/933) - Credits: 3 Course Description ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION studies the nature of the alternative education K-12 program in the public schools and the impact on the community. Various delivery systems and the role of the teacher in each system are addressed. Alternative education, as a part of a community process, is discussed. Discussion will range from early intervention to “last chance” programs. 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 #1952)" at Concordia Online is quick and easy. Apply Online Now!