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2013-2014 Graduate Studies Bulletin 
2013-2014 Graduate Studies Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Work Based Learning Extension, Adv. Cert.

*Now accepting applications for fall 2014.*

Adjunct Associate Professor Iverson, Graduate Program Director, 516-463-5768

This advanced certificate program for work based learning is designed for graduate students who have the appropriate New York state provisional/initial or permanent/ professional certifications listed below.

The successful completion of two courses, SED 211 , Work-Based Learning Program: Organization and Structure (3 s.h.), and SED 212 , Work-Based Learning Program: Operation and Supervision (3 s.h.), which can be taken in either order, will lead to ONE of the following extensions to a New York state teacher’s certification:

  1. Coordinator of Work-based Learning Programs for Career Awareness – for students with initial/professional certification in any area of Adolescence 7-12, Students with Disabilities 5-9 or 7-12, or provisional/permanent certification in School Counseling
  2. Coordinator of Work-based Learning Programs for Career Development – for students with initial/professional certification in Family and Consumer Sciences or Business and Marketing Education.

The work based learning certification extension enables educators to place and supervise students in off-campus training and educational sites.

Admission Requirements

Applications must:

  1. Hold a valid provisional, permanent, initial or professional certificate for classroom teaching service or school counseling.
  2. Submit a completed application obtained from the Office of Graduate Admissions.
  3. Possess a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher in all graduate course work.
  4. Interview with a business and marketing and family and consumer sciences program director.

Program Requirements - Total Semester Hours: 6

NOTE: The two courses, which may be taken in either order, are offered online.

Graduation Requirements

  1. A minimum GPA of 3.0 in overall graduate work.
  2. All course work taken in satisfaction of this certificate must have been taken within a five-year period.

Teacher Certification Requirements

Please contact the Office of Educational Support Services for information regarding the fingerprinting requirement and any other specific certification requirements.

Teachers who are pursuing work based learning extension certification must provide documentation to New York state of previous work experience. This experience might have been in high school, college, summer employment or in a previous career. This is the responsibility of the applicant. Hofstra University (or any institution providing the work based learning preparation courses) does not have a role in this documentation.

  • Career Awareness – 300 clock hours outside of teaching required
  • Career Development – 600 clock hours outside of teaching required