Kindergarten, Part 3 Specialist
Course Code: YS20KG31
Availability: Enrolment is closed
The Additional Qualification Kindergarten Specialist Course will engage you in creative, interactive, creative, and meaningful activities to expand your leadership capacity, extend and deepen your understanding and application of early-childhood development theories/approaches, and enhance your knowledge of effective practice for children aged 3.5-6 years. Focused on leadership issues and ideas related to outdoor learning environments, family involvement, collaboration, and mentoring in all areas of the Kindergarten program, the course will include weekly opportunities to connect via chat discussions with your professional learning community (PLC), hands-on challenges, knowledgeable guest speakers, virtual field trips, and practical assignments–each of which will support your own unique learning journey and provide resources for further exploration after completion of the course.
- Be a member in good standing with the OCT
- Part 2 completed
- Minimum TWO years certified teaching experience by the first day of the course, subsequent to certification including ONE year in Kindergarten
- Signed Supervisory Officer's Form by course end date confirming teaching experience
This 125 hour course consists of 100 hours of interactive coursework and 25 hours of independent learning. Regular and relevant candidate participation is a requirement. Expect to be online at least every second day for Fall, Winter and Spring courses; and every weekday during a Summer course to complete assignments and collaborate in discussion forums. All deadlines will be communicated by the Instructor.
Clark, Sheri L.