Transition to Teaching

This is a program for individuals with a bachelor’s degree in a subject area taught in Utah schools and who are currently teaching in a public school under contract but have not completed a teacher preparation program. Students must be accepted into the Utah State Office of Education (USOE) Alternative Routes to Licensure (ARL) Program and have a professional growth plan before they can register for classes in the Transition to Teaching program. More detailed information is available on the USOE website.

Courses

Creating a Learning Environment

EDU 2820
Teacher candidates will focus on how children learn, develop and gain knowledge to provide learning opportunities that support students’ intellectual, social and personal development. Teacher...

Early Childhood Intergrated Curriculm

FHS 2645
This class will focus on giving teachers that are in Transition to Teaching the Early Childhood foundation to teach the current Utah State Curriculum (K-3). The class will cover the philosophy of...

Instruction, Technology, Assessment and Planning

EDU 2800
Educators will learn and use the basic techniques for curriculum design, best practice instruction, formative and summative assessment, and technology integration. Educational theory taught in the...

Intro to Special Education

EDU 2010
Historical overview of legal, ethical, and social issues related to Special Education in the United States. Includes the study of various disabilities and provisions for educating children through 22...

Literacy Strategies

EDU 2840
Literacy Strategies teaches the foundations of student reading comprehension, speaking, listening and writing. Course focuses on the instructional decisions teachers make concerning methods,...

Survey of Learning and Teaching Diverse Populations

EDU 2860
This course addresses the rationale, concepts, theory and practice of teaching diverse populations in pluralistic schools and societies via assessment, delivery, classroom management, motivation,...

Transition to Teaching

CEAL 0100
The Transition to Teaching program supports the recruitment and retention of highly qualified mid-career professionals, including qualified paraprofessionals and recent college graduates who have not...