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Faculty of Education Department of Professional Development i Ed D    t   t fP f      i   lD    l     t in Education      ...
Department Organization                                   Department of Professional Development                          ...
Department of Professional Developmentin EducationWhat courses can I take?               Pre-Service Students         Work...
Additional Qualifications    The Ontario College of Teachers publishes all additional     qualification course guidelines...
Schedule A & ABQ Courses Earn qualifications to teach grade level divisions:   Additional Basic Qualification (ABQ) Course...
Schedule A & ABQ Courses Earn qualifications to teach grade level divisions--Additional Basic                             ...
Schedule A & ABQ Courses Earn qualifications to teach grade level divisions--Additional Basic                             ...
Schedule C - Additional Qualifications    1-Session Additional Qualification (AQ) Courses     (learn more about a “specia...
Schedule D - Additional Qualifications   3-Session Additional Qualification (AQ) Courses    (learn a lot more about a “sp...
Three-Part Specialist CTh    P tS     i li t CoursesPart I         Prerequisite: Ontario Certificate of Qualification or ...
Schedule E - Additional Qualifications Honour Specialist Qualification (HSQ) Courses   (learn more about a “subject” area)...
Principal’s Qualification Program(PQP) Courses(qualify to become a “school administrator”)Prerequisites:   5 years succes...
Summary of Available Courses Three-Session Three Session AQ Specialist                                 Division           ...
Professional Development in Education        Your Learning. Your Way. Your Lakehead.   Methods of Delivery      Online –...
Access Lakehead UniversityLibrary RLib     Resourcesfrom your desktop and in person!   AQ students can link directly to L...
New Education GraduatesGeneral Application Requirements 1.   General Certificate of Qualification & membership with Ontari...
Application Information Important Information       Can take 2 AQ/ABQ courses during each of the Fall, Winter and        ...
Online Registration Application Form                                       http://education.lakeheadu.ca/PDE              ...
AQ Application Form                                            Application & Payment pages                          Instr...
Partners in Your Professional DevelopmentP t      i Y     P f    i   lD    l     t                  AQ/ABQ Course Provider...
Professional D   P f    i   l Development P                    l     t Pays…                  Lakehead University’s AQs/AB...
Contact Information                                      Phone: 807- 343- 8178                                 AQYourWay@L...
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Lakehead University Additional Qualification Information Session - Jan 2012

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Additional Qualification Cuurses (professional development opportunities for teachers), also known as continuing education.

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Lakehead University Additional Qualification Information Session - Jan 2012

  1. 1. Faculty of Education Department of Professional Development i Ed D t t fP f i lD l t in Education tiProfessional DevelopmentOpportunities in Education Presented by the Department of Professional Development in Education January 2012 Your L Y Learning. Y i Your W Way. Your Lakehead. 1
  2. 2. Department Organization Department of Professional Development in Education Dr. Donald Kerr Chairperson Additional Qualifications, Additional Professional Development in Education Basic (Non-Credit) Professional Development (university degree credit) Qualifications, Non-credit HonoursProfessional Kim Falcigno Specialist Connie AnzewDevelopment Administrative Program Specialist Qualificationsshort online Assistant Colleen Woods & Principal’s courses & Administrative Assistant Qualification workshops Program courses Your L Y Learning. Y i Your W Way. Your Lakehead. 2
  3. 3. Department of Professional Developmentin EducationWhat courses can I take? Pre-Service Students Workshops Non-Credit Non Credit Online Courses New BEd Graduates •ABQ’s Non-Credit Workshops •One Session AQ s AQ’s Online Courses •Part 1 AQ’s Your L Y Learning. Y i Your W Way. Your Lakehead. 3
  4. 4. Additional Qualifications  The Ontario College of Teachers publishes all additional qualification course guidelines, and organizes most courses into “Schedules.” Course prerequisites vary depending on the Schedule.  All guidelines, which specify learning expectations for each course, are publically available for review at: http://www.oct.ca in the Additional Qualifications area.  All course providers must meet strict accreditation criteria, and must comply with g py government regulations in conjunction with g j the Ontario College of Teachers Act (i.e., courses are 125 hrs) Your L Y Learning. Y i Your W Way. Your Lakehead. 4
  5. 5. Schedule A & ABQ Courses Earn qualifications to teach grade level divisions: Additional Basic Qualification (ABQ) Courses  Primary Division (Grades K-3)  Junior Division (Grades 4-6)  Both of these ABQs are open to all teachers who hold a General Certificate of Qualification and are a member in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers. Your L Y Learning. Y i Your W Way. Your Lakehead. 5
  6. 6. Schedule A & ABQ Courses Earn qualifications to teach grade level divisions--Additional Basic Transcripts Qualification (ABQ) Courses Req’d  Intermediate Division (Grades 7-10) Thinking ahead… Prerequisite: 3 full year courses in the subject* Admission to the Principal’s Qualification * Available “Schedule A” Subjects (I & S): English History Program (PQP) requires Geography Mathematics qualifications in three Science-General Health and Physical Education divisions, divisions one of which must be the Intermediate Division. Your L Y Learning. Y i Your W Way. Your Lakehead. 6
  7. 7. Schedule A & ABQ Courses Earn qualifications to teach grade level divisions--Additional Basic Transcripts Qualification (ABQ) Courses Req’d  Senior Division (Grades 11-12) Prerequisite: 5 full year courses in the subject* incl. 1 course at the senior (3rd or 4th year) level for initial Senior division certification; subsequent division subjects require 3 full year courses in the subject* incl. 1 course at the senior (3rd or 4th year) level * Available “Schedule A” Subjects (I & S): English History Geography Mathematics Science-General Health and Physical Education *PLUS: Social Sciences—General (Senior Division only) Your L Y Learning. Y i Your W Way. Your Lakehead. 6
  8. 8. Schedule C - Additional Qualifications  1-Session Additional Qualification (AQ) Courses (learn more about a “specialty area”)  ( p (open to all teachers ( (K-12) holding a General Certificate of Qualification) ) g )  Outdoor Experiential Education  Teaching First Nation, Métis and Inuit Children Your L Y Learning. Y i Your W Way. Your Lakehead. 8
  9. 9. Schedule D - Additional Qualifications 3-Session Additional Qualification (AQ) Courses (learn a lot more about a “specialty area”) (open t all t ( to ll teachers (K 12) h ldi a G h (K-12) holding General Certificate of Q lifi ti l C tifi t f Qualification, th though some h courses also have language prerequisites (FSL, NL) or divisional prerequisite (i.e., Kindergarten requires Primary qualifications))  Cooperative Education, English as A Second Language, Environmental Science/Environmental Studies, French As A Second Language, Guidance and Career Education, Integration of Information and Computer Technology in Instruction, Kindergarten, Native Languages, Reading, Religious Education, Special g g g g g p Education “Specialist” Spec a s Your L Y Learning. Y i Your W Way. Your Lakehead. 9
  10. 10. Three-Part Specialist CTh P tS i li t CoursesPart I  Prerequisite: Ontario Certificate of Qualification or equivalent  Focus on awareness, understanding  Linking theory to practice in preparation to teach in the area of specializationPart II  Prerequisite: Part I plus 1 year of successful teaching experience (194 days)  Expands on Part I  Focus on program development, may include assessment  Sharing and application of knowledgeSpecialist  Prerequisite: Part II plus 2 years of successful teaching experience, with 1 year in the area of specialization  Focus o leadership at sc oo a d boa d levels ocus on eade s p school and board e e s  Best practices, program design and evaluation Your L Y Learning. Y i Your W Way. Your Lakehead. 10
  11. 11. Schedule E - Additional Qualifications Honour Specialist Qualification (HSQ) Courses (learn more about a “subject” area) Transcripts  English, History, Science Req’d Prerequisites:  Ontario Certificate of Qualification or equivalent O C f fQ f  An honours degree or equivalent (20 full courses)  A minimum of 9 full courses in the area of specialization with a minimum “B” average  2 years of successful teaching experience, with 1 year i th area of specialization in the f i li ti Your L Y Learning. Y i Your W Way. Your Lakehead. 11
  12. 12. Principal’s Qualification Program(PQP) Courses(qualify to become a “school administrator”)Prerequisites: 5 years successful teaching experience Qualifications in 3 divisions, one of which must be the Intermediate Division One of a Master’s of Education degree, 2 Specialist qualifications, or one Specialist qualification and half the coursework toward a Master’s degree Master sFormat: Part I - an introductory course presenting the fundamental operational aspects of leading and managing a school Part II - a more in-depth course exploring theoretical and operational aspects of the principalship - Leadership Practicum – work on your own with support from a Mentor on a school improvement project Combination of Face-to-Face, videoconferencing and online learning. Your L Y Learning. Y i Your W Way. Your Lakehead. 12
  13. 13. Summary of Available Courses Three-Session Three Session AQ Specialist Division Di ision ABQs • Cooperative Education • Primary • English as a Second Language • Junior • Environmental Science/Env Studies •I t Intermediate (English, Geography, Health & PhysEd, di t • French as a Second Language History, Mathematics, Science—General) • Guidance and Career Education • Senior (English, Geography, Health & PhysEd, History, • Integration of Information and Computer Mathematics, Science—General, Social Sciences— General) Technology i I t ti T h l in Instruction • Kindergarten One-Session AQs • Native Languages • Teaching First Nation, Métis and Inuit Children • Reading • Outdoor Experiential Education • Religious Education • Special Education Honour Specialist Qualification Principal’s Qualification Program (Requires minimum 5 years teaching experience plus MEd/Specialists) (Requires minimum 2 years teaching experience plus Hons.) • Part I  Part II / Leadership Practicum • English  History  Science Your L Y Learning. Y i Your W Way. Your Lakehead. 13
  14. 14. Professional Development in Education Your Learning. Your Way. Your Lakehead. Methods of Delivery  Online – asynchronous format  Independent Study  F Face-to-Face (Summer Session) t F (S S i )  Blended Delivery (combination of Face-to-Face, videoconferencing and online learning) Instructors and students from around the world Accredited by the Ontario College of Teachers 1.0 FCE University credit for AQ, ABQ and HSQ courses Your L Y Learning. Y i Your W Way. Your Lakehead. 14
  15. 15. Access Lakehead UniversityLibrary RLib Resourcesfrom your desktop and in person! AQ students can link directly to Lakehead’s extensive collection of education related t i ll ti f d ti l t d electronic journals and other curriculum resources from any location! Additional information regarding library resources and access will b provided upon registration. ill be id d i t ti Your L Y Learning. Y i Your W Way. Your Lakehead. 15
  16. 16. New Education GraduatesGeneral Application Requirements 1. General Certificate of Qualification & membership with Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) fT h 2. Register for AQ Program courses–visit our dept website: http://education.lakeheadu.ca/PDE and either register online or download & print an application form and send it to our office. d l d i t li ti f d d t ffi In order for an Additional Qualification (AQ) or Additional . Basic Qualification (ABQ) to be added to your Certificate of Qualification, you must be registered with the OCT before the recommendation is submitted to the College. The College of Teachers will not accept recommendations which are submitted retroactively. Your L Y Learning. Y i Your W Way. Your Lakehead. 16
  17. 17. Application Information Important Information  Can take 2 AQ/ABQ courses during each of the Fall, Winter and combined Spring/Summer Sessions (3 or more courses per session requires “overload” permission from the Dean’s Office) Session Application Course Start Course End Deadline Date Date Spring April 16/12 May 7/12 June 22/12 Summer June 11/12 July 3/12 July 30/12 Fall September 10/12 October 1/12 December 14/12 Winter December 3/13 January 7/13 y March 22/13 Your L Y Learning. Y i Your W Way. Your Lakehead. 17
  18. 18. Online Registration Application Form http://education.lakeheadu.ca/PDE  Your L Y Learning. Y i Your W Way. Your Lakehead. 18
  19. 19. AQ Application Form Application & Payment pages  Instructions page Your L Y Learning. Y i Your W Way. Your Lakehead. 19
  20. 20. Partners in Your Professional DevelopmentP t i Y P f i lD l t AQ/ABQ Course Providers Employers Ontario College •Boards of Teachers •Other www.oct.ca Q QECO / OSSTF www.qeco.on.ca www.osstf.on.ca Your L Y Learning. Y i Your W Way. Your Lakehead. 20
  21. 21. Professional D P f i l Development P l t Pays… Lakehead University’s AQs/ABQs/HSQs are all University s “university degree-credit courses” and count towards salary level calculations for both  QECO and OSSTF www.qeco.on.ca www.osstf.on.ca(and is also recognized as university course work in other jurisdictions such as Alberta) WARNING -- Not many university providers do! Your L Y Learning. Y i Your W Way. Your Lakehead. 21
  22. 22. Contact Information Phone: 807- 343- 8178 AQYourWay@LakeheadU.ca Phone: 807- 346- 7872 PD@LakeheadU.ca Fax: 807-346-7882 Application forms/online registration available from http://education.lakeheadu.ca/PDEYour LY Learning. Y i Your W Way. Your Lakehead. 22

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