Welcome to Orientation! College of Education ELEM/MIDG/SPED/ENED/HIED/SCIED/MATHED
“Just as sure as the sun rises in the east and sets in the west, just so sure the teachers of our children hold the destiny of our state in their hands. They are the guardians of our liberty, the protectors of our nation, the promoters of our civilization.” -Robert H. Wright First President ECTTS
COE Advising Center Speight 204 328-0067 Dr. Lisa Rogerson, Director firstname.lastname@example.org Mrs. Paige Everett, Faculty Advisor email@example.com Mrs. Roxene Barrett, Advisor firstname.lastname@example.org Ms. LaShica Davis. Advisor email@example.com http://www.ecu.edu/cs-educ/ci/advising/Index.cfm
Students can indicate intended majors upon arrival at ECU and are assigned to the COE Advising Center. Students can declare once academic standing has been established.
You must see your advisor each semester to discuss course selection, information pertinent to your progression and to get your registration pin.
Students can make appointments with other advisors if their advisor is not available when they need to make an appointment.
Students can make appointments via the electronic calendar accessed at:
Students should check ECU email accounts frequently!
Private AOL, Yahoo, etc. accounts will not be used. Schedule an advising appointment, beginning in April, with an advisor in the Center to go over your credits and see where you are in the program. Once you are officially a Pirate, make advising appointments early in the semester.
Check Sheets for Majors Elementary Check sheet indicates all courses needed for BS degree with concentration Sequence sheet reflects same information in semester format Courses required for each of the concentration option are located on the concentration list. *Paper version of this check sheet is pink. http://www.ecu.edu/cs-educ/ci/elem/Index.cfm http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/ugcat/education.cfm Middle Grades Check sheet (front) indicates core courses needed for BS degree Check sheet (back) reflects courses required for each concentration option Sequence sheet reflects same information in semester format *Paper version of this check sheet is blue. http://www.ecu.edu/cs-educ/ci/midg/index.cfm
Check Sheets for Majors…. Special Education Check sheet indicates all courses for BS degree in general curriculum or adapted curriculum. Students must choose track before major can be declared as some course requirements are different. *Paper versions of these check sheets are either green (general)or gold (adapted). http://www.ecu.edu/cs-educ/ci/sped/Index.cfm ENED, HIED, SCIED and MATHED Check sheet includes all required courses, cognates, elective possibilities and professional studies course requirements. Students should pay close attention to each section. *Paper versions of these check sheets are white. http://www.ecu.edu/cs-educ/ci/englished/Index.cfm http://www.ecu.edu/cs-educ/ci/histed/Index.cfm http://www.ecu.edu/cs-educ/msite/index.cfm
Concentration Details…. Elementary: -Students choose one area of concentration. -Does not impact license, with the exception of Reading -In most concentrations, 6 hours double count for both program area and concentration. Middle Grades -Students choose two areas of concentration. -These areas determine what students will be licensed to teach. - 6 hours double count in both program area and concentrations.
Concentration Details….. Special Education -Reading is the built in concentration for general curriculum. -Disability services is the built in concentration for adapted curriculum. ENED, HIED, and MATHED: -Do not have areas of concentration. SCIED: -Concentrations are outlined on the checklists. Students will choose one area of science.
Concerning Math….. Transferring with at least 30 transferable credit hours: Must have completed 6 transferable hours in English equivalent to ENGL 1100 & ENGL 1200 and 3 transferable credit hours of Math equivalent to MATH 1065 (College Algebra) Transferring with less than 30 transferable credit hours: Must have completed 6 transferable hours in English equivalent to ENGL 1100 & 1200 and 3 transferable credit hours of Math equivalent to MATH 1065 (College Algebra)
Math concentration/degree is closely sequenced and has many prerequisites with some courses only offered spring or fall; thus, students must pay close attention.
Noteworthy….. Per changes mandated by the Department of Public Instruction, new licensure requirements will be in effect for all students admitted to teacher education programs beginning fall 2010. Foundations curriculum requirements currently mandated by program areas and reflected on current checklists may vary somewhat in fall 2010 from what is listed currently; however, these requirements should be finalized and reflected on updated checklists available in the fall of 2010. One definite change: PSYC 3206 will no longer be required in the core curriculum for teacher education programs at ECU. Students in programs currently requiring this course should instead take PSYC 2777 Ethnocultural Psychology- social science credit or EDUC 3002 Introduction to Diversity- no social science credit.
No foreign language requirement for ELEM, ENED, HIED, MIDG,
SPED, MATHED SCIED
8 hours of science (physical/life) required for graduation- one must
have a lab.
The 2123 classes are the introductory classes for each major. Usually
taken sophomore year, they provide a comprehensive overview of education and actual “hands-on” experience in a public school classroom. Subsequent methods courses will include developmental practicums.
Professional Attire….. Practicum/field work in the public school setting requires appropriate professional attire. You are a pre-service professional when you are in the field, not a college student. As you will begin this work in your 2123 course, you should plan appropriately for this. Purchase khaki, navy or black pants and some shirts that look professional- button up with collars- so that you will be ready for your field work/practicum in the school setting when that time arrives.
UD RequirementsAll students must meet these requirements for admission to UD. Minimum 2.5 ECU GPA (Must be maintained) 2123 course for the major ( C or better) Passing scores on all areas of PRAXIS 1 OR 1100 on SAT (550 on math or 550 on verbal can exempt you from reading/writing or math) OR 24 on ACT (24 on math or 24 on verbal can exempt you from reading/writing or math) OR 522 or higher composite of highest scores on each part of PRAXIS 1 Computer Competency (preferred no more than 4 years old when interviewing for upper division; credit by course or exam
Formal interview (Upper division courses are indicated by UD or * on check sheets)
PRAXIS I …a standardized test in reading, writing and math skills …must be successfully completed (unless exempt due to SAT/ACT scores) for admission to Upper Division …should not be delayed, as delays may cause serious problems with course availability (usually taken by the end of sophomore year) …can currently be taken in written paper/pencil format or computer based format …paper/pencil applications are available in the Testing Center- Brewster D-102 (252)328-6811 …computer based information is available at Prometric Testing Center where the phone number is (252) 756- 5893.
Clubs and Organizations Elementary Education Club Collegiate Middle Level Association Student Council for Exceptional Children SNCAE- the student chapter of North Carolina Association of Educators Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society The Gamma Chapter for Math Education E.D.U.C.A.T.E Multicultural Club for Educators …many others across campus that are not specifically affiliated with education
Other Considerations ECU has an outstanding College of Education- undergraduate and graduate programs Current market for teachers: There is still a shortage but needs are greater in the areas of special education, middle grades education and math/science. Masters degrees and National Board Certification can enhance salary 22-24% COAD 1000 This is a “Welcome to College” course to help students get acclimated to post secondary study. It is an elective and a terrific course to take if you feel so inclined.
Your “Perfect” Schedule… Please remember that you are registering later than current ECU students this time. You will want to pick up the open sections of courses you need and try to change them if you want when schedules are dropped for non-payment. We can consider substitutions for courses but you will need to check with your advisor when you meet . Example: We could sub World Geog transferred in for GEOG 1000. Please make sure to pay attention to classes that are listed on any given line on the checklist as you will need only one of these classes to fulfill that requirement. Examples: ELEM: GEOG 1000,2100, 0r 2110 MIDG: ART 1910, MUSC 2208, THEA 1000 or DNCE 1000 SPED: COMM 2510 or COMM 2520
“Perfect” Schedule …. Classes can be addedthrough August 31st. Classes can be dropped without penalty through August 30th. Classes can be dropped with penalty- students geta designated number of late drops and should use them wisely- through October 19th . Schedules cancelled for non-payment: August 16, 2010 beginning at 4:00 p.m. If you have problems with Drop/Add: Advising Center- 204 Speight
ONESTOP/BANNER Notes…….. You can check to see if CC credits have transferred by clicking on Student Record/Academic Transcript in BANNER- questions go to the Registrar. When you are registering for classes, a C indicates that a section is closed. 600 sections are online *You are eligible to register for the lower 600 sections: 601, 602, 603 etc. *Sections 620 and higher are restricted to cohorts of students and you can’t register for them.
BANNER Instructions Step 1: Log into One Stop with Pirate ID and Passphrase and select Banner Self Service link from Tools page. Step 2: Select Student and Financial Aid menu and then select Registration. Step 3: Select Add or Drop Classes. Enter your Registration PIN from your advisor and select correct term at the bottom; select Class Search for courses.
Step 4: Search for courses. Enter course name and number (You can also choose instructor, time of day, instructional method etc. but this IS NOT required)
Step 5: Once you have entered your information, select the Class Search link at the bottom. This returns a list of all courses meeting the criterion you entered. Select the section you want by checking the box next to that section. If a “C” appears, the section is already closed.
Step 6: After checking the appropriate section box, scroll to the bottom and select Register.
Step 7: You will be taken back to your schedule to view it with the new class added. If there were any errors such as pre-requisites, co-requisites or other restrictions, the error will display with your schedule and the course will not be added.
Step 8: Repeat steps 4-7 to add additional classes.
Step 9: To drop classes, pull the drop down menu beside the course you wish to drop and select ** Web Dropped**.
Step 10: At the bottom, select the Submit Changes link and the course will be removed from your schedule.
Step 11: To see your schedule in calendar format, click on Week at A Glance and then Next Week.
The teacher education program you have chosen to affiliate with is outstanding and nationally recognized. Go forth, learn and make us proud!