You can become a leader in your field by helping to support diversity and equity in the classroom. With this program, you can develop professional, specialized skills that can enhance your ability to address diversity and the achievement gap. Using current research on the needs of English learners as a foundation, the program is designed to help you learn valuable techniques for improving teaching methods and student achievement in multicultural settings.
You will have the opportunity to gain insight on creating an environment of acceptance and equity in your classroom. You can benefit from the latest research on best teaching practices, lesson planning, and the design of educational activities, all with an emphasis on meeting the needs of a culturally diverse student population.
The curriculum is designed to help you prepare for careers in:
- K–12 education
- Education administration
- Educational consulting
- Parent education
- 33 total units
- Core Courses (18 units)
- Specialization Courses (15 units)