Lock Haven University offers the online M.Ed. with a concentration in Alternative Education. This degree will equip you with the knowledge and critical skill base necessary to work with the growing population of at-risk youth in non-traditional school settings. This program is designed for teachers, social workers, counselors, and administrators in alternative settings, correctional settings, urban schools, and regular education settings.
The following coursework is offered in the program:
Alternative Education: An Introduction to Theory & Practice
The Role of Cognition and Social Skills in the Classroom
Designing Assessments Using Performance Standards
Introduction: Inquiry and Educational Change
Classroom Environments/Helping Skills
This curriculum includes a combination of theory and practice, with a focus upon building knowledge and skills relevant to daily classroom challenges.
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
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