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ACT-Residency Program

New opportunity for special education credential candidates to complete a 1-year residency program with a stipend of up to $15,000.  
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Accelerated Collaborative Teacher (ACT) Preparation Program

March 27, 2015

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INTERESTED IN A 1-YEAR CREDENTIAL PROGRAM? The Accelerated Collaborative Teacher (ACT) Preparation Program may be for YOU!

ACT is offered by California State University, Northridge (CSUN) in partnership with the Los Angeles Unified School District and other collaborating districts.

ACT candidates obtain a credential in one year through full-time study. ACT is available to candidates interested in becoming teachers in elementary, secondary, or special education (mild/moderate disabilities).

View our flyer and visit the ACT website for more information.

Free Workshop with Dr. Ed Ellis

February 5, 2015

The University Library

"K-12 Differentiated Visual Tools for Teaching Discipline-specific Content K-12 Literacy"

Dr. Ed Ellis, a national leader in the creation and effective use of instructional organizers, has created a series of graphic organizers and tools that are directly linked to the Common Core Standards, and he is coming to CSUN to share these exciting new resources. Read more

CSUN Lecturer Gives Future Teachers Glimpse into Autism

March 28, 2014

Elaine Hall

Elaine Hall, the author of “Seven Keys to Unlock Autism: Creating Miracles in the Classroom,” served as guest lecturer this spring in the Department of Special Education’s Accelerated Collaborative Training Residency (ACT-R) program. Read more

Elaine Hall to Lecture SPED 404 at CSUN

February 4, 2014

Elaine Hall (image from http://www.apbspeakers.com/speaker/elaine-hall)

Author and media personality Elaine Hall will be a guest lecturer in SPED 404 (Teaching Diverse Learners with Social Communication Disabilities including Autism). A series of four lectures is sponsored by the Special Education Department's Accelerated Collaborative Training Residency (ACT-R) program. Elaine's lectures will focus on her latest book, Seven Keys to Unlock Autism: Creating Miracles in the Classroom.

Elaine's biography is available at https://www.apbspeakers.com/speaker/elaine-hall

This event is not open to the public. Read more

New Website

December 3, 2013

The University Library
Welcome to the new website for the Special Education department at the Michael D. Eisner College of Education. We hope you find the new site to be inviting and intuitive, and we encourage you to provide us with your feedback so that we can continue to improve the site.  Read more

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