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Spring 2022 Adjunct Faculty SPED 298-01/198-01

Saint Mary's College of California
Moraga, CA
Closing date
Nov 26, 2021

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Spring 2022 Adjunct Faculty SPED 298-01/198-01

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: Oct 26, 2021
Deadline: Nov 23, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description:Per course adjunct faculty for the Special Education program's course, SPED 298-01/198-01.

Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation, and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning, and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

SPED 298-01/198-01 - Teaching & Learning II for Mild/Mod Disabilities II

February 9, 2022 - May 18, 2022, Wednesday, 4:15pm - 7:00pm

This course is designed to prepare Education Specialists Candidates for addressing issues, curricula, and best practices for planning, implementing, and evaluating transitional life experiences for students across the lifespan. This course also has a major focus on post-secondary transition planning, implementation and evaluation. The course also extends candidates knowledge of teaching the common core curriculum standards in California public schools based on the Curriculum Frameworks and Content Standards approved by the California State Board of Education. In addition, candidates will continue to develop knowledge and skills in best practices associated with supporting access to the General Education curriculum by students with mild/moderate disabilities. This course will extend candidates knowledge and skills to effectively organize and implement instruction for students with diverse backgrounds and with diverse learning needs, including English learners. Candidates will demonstrate skills in the use of differentiated instructional strategies that ensure that all students have access and achievement in relation to the content standards. Candidates will demonstrate the ability to create a positive, inclusive climate of instruction for all students in a broad range of service delivery options. This course will also provide support, direction, and enrichment to candidates while in the first phase of student teaching or employed as interns.

  • Master's Degree in Special Education or related field
  • 5 years of experience as a mild/moderate education specialist or related position in K-12 settings
  • Knowledge of case management of Individual Education Programs (IEPs) especially focusing on transition IEPs
  • Knowledge of the major theories of learning especially for atypical learners
  • Knowledge of assessment, curriculum development and evidence based strategies for diverse learners
  • Knowledge of California Curricular Frameworks and Teacher Performance Expectations as determined by California Department of Education and the Commission on Teacher Credentialing

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