*Registration for Endicott College and Colorado State University-Pueblo credits must be completed at course start.
The Holistic Classroom
This course will explore the neurological process of executive function and the negative
impact stress has on student achievement. Learn strategies for improving students’ working memory, emotional regulation, and resilience through mindfulness, movement-based learning, and
When Poverty Comes to the Classroom
Learn the latest research on poverty and how it affects students' cognitive development, engagement, and academic performance. Participants examine the different types of poverty and schoolwide and classroom-level strategies to address lagging skills and the social emotional impact of poverty on the learner.
Navigating Student Support Services
This course is designed to provide educators with an overview of student support services. Participants will explore Student Teacher Assistance Teams, Title One, 504s, IEPs, and more.
Special Education Law: Federal and State Regulations
This course will explore the major legal documents that govern the provision of services and discipline of students with disabilities. Participants will be introduced to federal and state special education laws and regulations through the lens of both general and special educators.
Effective Co-Teaching for Student Success
This course provides educators with an understanding of collaborative and co-teaching models. Participants learn about the specialized skills and instructional practices of co-teaching, including pedagogical skills and varied strategies to meet the needs of all learners.
Culturally Competent Classrooms
Participants evaluate the Competencies of a Culturally Competent Classroom and learn how
to implement evidence-based best Inclusive Practices for culturally responsive teaching.
Foundations of Inclusion
Participants will explore best research-based practices for Inclusion, including Universal Design for Learning, Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports, Social and Emotional Learning, and Co-Teaching, while learning implementation strategies for student success.
Attendance & Dropout Prevention
This course teaches analysis of dropout and attendance data and how to match appropriate interventions. Participants will explore Absenteeism through its definition as it relates to schools, impacted and offending populations, facets of absenteeism, and reasons for poor attendance.
Teaching Reading to Students with Learning Disabilities
This course is an overview of research, theory, and best practices in the fields of reading and learning disabilities, teaching evidence-based modifications and interventions based upon individual needs and designed to address and remediate learning deficits in reading as specified by the I.E.P.
Social Emotional Disorders in the Classroom
The course provides comprehensive information on social/emotional disorders and behaviors that may arise from the disability, including common assessments, functional behavior assessment, ABA and Positive Behavior Supports, advocacy, and current issues in the field.