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    University of Colorado Denver
   
 
  Sep 21, 2017
 
 
    
2010-2011 Denver Campus Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School of Education & Human Development


At A Glance: School of Education & Human Development 

Complete course list for the School of Education & Human Development 

 

Dean
Lynn Rhodes

Associate Deans
Wanda Blanchett
Luis Rene Galindo
Deanna Sands

Assistant Dean
Christine Feagins

Contact

Admissions
Student Services Center
Lawrence Street Center, 701
303-315-6300
education@ucdenver.edu
www.ucdenver.edu/education

Mailing Address
School of Education & Human Development
P.O. Box 173364, Campus Box 106
Denver, CO 80217-3364

Application Deadlines

Vary by program. Visit www.ucdenver.edu/education/apply

Overview

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The School of Education & Human Development prepares and inspires education and mental health leaders to have a profound impact in fostering student opportunity, achievement and success in urban and diverse communities. Areas of study include programs for new teachers, experienced teachers, school administrators, counselors, school psychologistgs, school librarians as well as technology and research professionals.

Mission

We prepare and inspire education and mental health leaders to have a profound impact in fostering student opportunity, achievement and success in urban and diverse communities.

Our Role in the Community

At the school, we’re affecting the future. We attract a large proportion of mid-career students armed with broad experiences and perspectives, who go on to infuse Colorado’s classrooms and mental health organizations with diversity and wisdom.

Professionals as Students

Our program and class schedules offer flexibility to meet the needs of professionals who balance graduate education with the demands of work, families and other interests.

Accreditation

The School of Education & Human Development is fully accredited by the Colorado Department of Education (CDE), the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP) in Agency Counseling, School Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy, and the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) in School Psychology.

Programs Leading to Degrees and Licenses

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The School of Education & Human Development offers two doctoral programs (currently in development and under review at time of catalog publication), two educational specialist degrees, master’s degrees in seven program areas as well as undergraduate degrees with teacher licensure through the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Students in these degree programs may pursue a variety of state licenses for teaching and school administration or may elect to earn these licenses without pursuing a graduate degree.

The school’s degree programs and the associated state licenses are listed in the following table that also provides contact information. The school’s initial professional teacher education program prepares elementary and secondary teachers for a variety of school settings through academic work, professional studies, classroom teaching experiences and community field experiences.

School of Education and Human Development Degree Programs and Associated State Licenses    

Admissions

Prospective degree candidates (master’s, educational specialist and doctoral) should request application materials from the School of Education & Human Development Student Services Center located in the Lawrence Street Center, Suite 701, by telephone at 303-315-6300 or by e-mail to education@ucdenver.edu. Information about all degrees, programs and admission requirements can be found on the school’s Web site at www.ucdenver.edu/education.

Continuing Education

In cooperation with schools and other community agencies, the school’s continuing education program offers a variety of graduate workshops, courses and academies. While these are designed to meet specific education and training needs of partner organizations, many of the continuing education programs articulate with the school’s regular master’s degree programs. For more information, call the Center for Continuing Education and Professional Learning, 303-315-4920.

Centers and Cooperatives

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For information about centers and cooperatives in the School of Education & Human Development, visit www.ucdenver.edu/education and click on Centers.

Center for Continuing Education and Professional Learning
Center for Transforming Learning and Teaching (CTLT)
Colorado Principal’s Center
Culturally Responsive Urban Education (CRUE)
Evaluation Center
Front Range Board of Cooperative Education Services for Teacher Leadership (BOCES)
Laboratory for Educational Assessment Research and Innovation (LEARN)
Paraeducator Resource and Research Center (PAR2A)
Partnerships for Evidence Based Practices in Early Learners (PEBPEL)
Positive Early Learning Experiences Center (PELE)
Professional Development in Autism Center (PDA) 

Departments and Programs

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Programs

Comparison of Programs Offered

Teacher Education Program

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Programs

License

Master of Arts

Counseling Psychology and Counselor Education

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Programs

Master of Arts

School Psychology

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Programs

Education Specialist

Curriculum and Pedagogy

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Programs

Master of Arts

Information and Learning Technologies

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Programs

Certificate

Endorsement

Master of Arts

Linguistically Diverse Education

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Programs

Certificate

Endorsement

Master of Arts

Literacy, Language and Culturally Responsive Teaching

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Programs

Certificate

Endorsement

Master of Arts

Administrative Leadership and Policy Studies

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Programs

Education Specialist

License

Master of Arts

Early Childhood Education

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Programs

Endorsement

License

Master of Arts

Educational Psychology

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Programs

Master of Arts

Doctoral Studies in Education

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Programs

Doctor of Philosophy

Doctor of Education