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MERCER MeD in ECE program

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MERCER MeD in ECE program

  1. 1. Add a New Dimension to Your Classroom Invest in Your Teaching Career by Richard Binkney, Ph.D.
  2. 2. It’s Exactly What You Have Been Waiting For Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  3. 3. Approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  4. 4. Conveniently Available At Your Own Home Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  5. 5. Or From Your Own Place Of Work Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  6. 6. Or Even While Traveling Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  7. 7. Mercer University’s Master’s Degree in ECE (T-5) & Ed. S. in the Teacher as Leader (T-6) Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  8. 8. • Earn your M.Ed. (T-5) or Ed.S. (T-6) in as little as 1 year with 10 courses in a hybrid accelerated 8 week format • Innovative graduate program learning focused on teachers in the classroom • Hybrid online instructional format with on campus classes available Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  9. 9. Features of the Hybrid Graduate Program • Classes meet in the classroom and online • One Saturday meeting every semester • Other campus meetings will be offered at the request of students or as needed Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  10. 10. M.Ed. (T-5) in ECE • Offered within the 10 course hybrid program is an optional Reading Endorsement or ESOL Endorsement • Online work will be in Mercer’s course management system – Blackboard Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  11. 11. Ed.S. (T-6) Teacher as a Leader Optional Reading Endorsement or ESOL Endorsement available within the 10 course hybrid program Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  12. 12. What an Ed.S. (T-6) Degree Will Do For Me • Become a professional educator who can make a difference in the classroom • Be a Teacher Leader who can lead systemic improvement and use data to drive instruction • Become a subject matter expert in instruction,classroom management, curriculum, and school structures Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  13. 13. Sample Hybrid M.Ed. On-Line Teaching Format Guide - •Fall Semester - 3 classes •Spring Semester - 3 classes •Summer Semester - 4 classes Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  14. 14. Personalized, individualized, and group optional tutoring available by professors on a scheduled bi-weekly basis Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  15. 15. Face-to-face review and enrichment Optional meetings with faculty sessions with professors are offered on a bi-weekly once a semester on Saturdays basis as needed Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  16. 16. Full-time professional technology support and assistance available as needed Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  17. 17. Graduate Degree Benefits • Become the Superior Teacher that you want to be • Put more money each month into your pocketbook with a higher college degree • Increase your total annual income • Increase your total retirement benefits with a master’s degree Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  18. 18. Academic Benefits • Gain best practices of teaching and learning • Learn to apply the skills of data analysis and action research to your own classroom • Achieve professional development and growth opportunity expected of school leaders Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  19. 19. More Benefits • Advance Your Career as a professional • Secure Your Future with a graduate degree that gives you the edge in the marketplace where experience and training count most. Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  20. 20. Innovative Career-Relevant Program Offers • Diversified Instruction that maximizes opportunities for active learning and service based experiences • Integrated Curriculum that promotes the learning-centered classroom and cultural diversity • Use of Response to Intervention to enhance learning for all students • Incorporating Best Teaching Practices in your class • Conducting Authentic Assessment and Data Analysis • Engaging in relevant Action Research Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  21. 21. Program Academic Highlights • Integrate theory and practice • Forge learning communities • Use inclusive cultural diversity strategies • Apply technology effectively to classrooms • Create your own model to ensure lifelong success for students at all levels • Engage in Reflective Analysis All That Is Missing Is You Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  22. 22. • Learn how to publish your own research in state and national journals and learn how to write grants that get funded • Master the art of making presentations at state and national conferences Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  23. 23. Set Your Goals • Make a difference • Become an innovator • Effect change and improve student learning Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  24. 24. Reach for the Stars • Distinguish yourself as a teacher leader • Open more doors of opportunity • Develop a solid foundation for career success & mobility • Exemplify professionalism as a life-long learner Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  25. 25. M.Ed. Graduate Admission Requirements • Possess a T-4 in Early Childhood • GPA of 2.75 or better • Submit satisfactory test scores • GRE - target of 800 combined score • MAT - target of 397 total score (scores less than 6 years old, please) Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  26. 26. Ed.S. (T-6) Admission Requirements • Possess a Master’s Degree or hold a T-5 Certificate in any teaching field • Graduate GPA of 3.5 or better • Submit satisfactory test scores • GRE - target of 900 combined score • MAT- target of 406 total score (scores less than 6 years old, please) Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  27. 27. Don’t Forget One Official Transcript From All Previous Colleges Attended Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  28. 28. How to Apply Please contact Ms. Evelene Johnson 678/547-6528 johnson_eh@mercer.edu or Mercer.Edu/AdultPrograms go to – Graduate Programs go to – Graduate Education Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  29. 29. • Financial Aid may be Available for Qualified Applicants • Phone: 678-547-6050 • www.mercer.edu/finaid/rac • www.gacollege411.org • www.fafsa.com Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  30. 30. For More Information • Dr. Catherine Gardner, Ph.D. • Chair – Henry - Douglas - Coweta – Forsyth County • Regional Centers • Tift College of Education • Mercer University • 160 Henry Parkway • McDonough, GA 30253 • 678-547-6327 • Gardner_CM@Mercer.Edu Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  31. 31. Picture Yourself Here Soon Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  32. 32. Mercer University is accredited by: GPSC - Georgia Professional Standards Commission SACS - Southern Association of Colleges and Schools NCATE - National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Mercer University - Tift College of Education
  33. 33. Why Wait? Mercer University Macon - Atlanta - Savannah Henry County - Douglas County- Eastman Coweta County - Forsyth County Mercer University - Tift College of Education

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