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Curriculum and Instruction
teacher who may also have, or want to pursue, curricular and/or instructional leadership responsibilities. Examples of such teacher positions would include department heads, PD leaders, and grade-level heads. Further, the program is intended to prepare classroom teachers for additional teaching responsibilities by increasing their curricular and instructional skills, while adding to their content background.
This program does not lead to advanced certification. However, the Curriculum and Instruction (C&I) program provides education professionals from varying backgrounds the opportunity for advanced study. As such, the program is aligned with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) Core Propositions. Students who apply to and complete the M.Ed. degree in the C&I program with the intent of applying for National Board certification will be required to take the National Board Certification Track and produce their NBPTS portfolio as requisites for their certification application.
Levels of Specialization
Special Admission Criteria
Interview: Applicants are required to have a pre-admission interview with the graduate program coordinator, or designee.
C&I Coordinator: Dr. Doris Santamaria-MaKang / Phone: 301-687-7018
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