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Development, cognition, and learning coursework Use of academic standards and assessment anchors to design instruction Assessment skills and use of data to design instruction Faculty qualifications Use of educational technology Field experiences and student teaching New teacher support

The School of Education currently offers the following initial certification baccalaureate program options: Early Childhood Education PreK-4 Early Childhood Education PreK-4 and Special Education PreK-8 Middle Level 4-8 • English/Language Arts and Reading • Mathematics • Science • Social Studies • English/Language Arts and Mathematics • English/Language Arts and Science • Mathematics and Science • Social Studies and Mathematics • Social Studies and Science Middle Level 4-8 and Special Education PreK-8 • English/Language Arts and Reading AND Special Education PreK-8 • Mathematics AND Special Education PreK-8 • Science AND Special Education PreK-8 • Social Studies AND Special Education PreK-8 Secondary Education grades 7-12 • Biology (BA and BS programs) • English • Mathematics • Social Studies Associate Degrees • Early Childhood Education • Early Childhood Education/Early Intervention Teacher Certification In compliance with Pennsylvania Law, Act 354, all individuals entering School of Education programs must have and maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 or greater. All individuals seeking teacher certification in Pennsylvania must fulfill the requirements of the University for the Baccalaureate Degree as well as the professional education requirements of the School of Education. Teacher candidates must also achieve passing scores, as determined by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), on the required teacher examinations. The process and requirements for teacher certification are described in the Gannon University Teacher Certification Handbook as well as this catalog. To obtain specific information about certification in other states, teacher candidates should review information online at each state's Department of Education web site. Please note that current Pennsylvania Department of Education standards and regulations take precedence over any information described in this document. Should these standards and regulations change, Gannon will change its requirements. Teacher candidates will be

Gannon University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014  
Gannon University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014