Program at a Glance
- Online Certificate
- College of Community Innovation and Education
Provide vital support for young children with disabilities as they grow and learn.
Encourage and advocate for children from birth through age 5 with disabilities, developmental delays and/or at-risk conditions. These students are a highly vulnerable population, and they are in need of stable, loving and supportive learning environments that an online graduate certificate will equip you to provide.
With your certificate in pre-kindergarten disabilities, you’ll prepare yourself to fulfill the State of Florida preschool teacher requirements. Your studies will teach you to instruct infants, toddlers and pre-kindergarten children in need. Through UCF Online’s virtual program, you’ll gain skills in curriculum planning, communication with parents and agencies, child development and more.
You may leverage the completion of this pre-k certification program to advance your career by applying it to an existing teaching certification. Get started with UCF Online today to earn your online graduate certificate.
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Planning Curriculum for Pre-Kindergarten Children with Disabilities
This course focuses on curriculum planning and developmentally appropriate practices and implementation of individualized instruction for pre-kindergarten children with disabilities.
Communication with Parents and Agencies
Explore the methods of interacting with community agencies, supporting and collaborating with families, developing a case management system, and facilitating program transition.
Typical and Atypical Applied Child Development
This course focuses on the stages and sequence of development and the impact of disabilities and biomedical risk factors on learning and development.
Skills You'll Learn
- Gain the knowledge and skills to meet the requirements for the Pre-K Disabilities ESE Endorsement in Florida.
- Prepare teach pre-kindergarten students with disabilities.
2019 - 2029
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- exceptional education teacher
- extended care supervisor
- pre-K teacher
- program director
- special education teacher
- teacher assistant