SD-005 | Introduction to Teaching

This pre-service course is framed around two critical areas: (1) an overview of and preparation for the skills and tools needed for the teaching profession; and (2) essential attitudes and dispositions needed to maintain poise as novice teachers in diverse communities. This course comprises 50 hours including 30 hours of instruction, 8 hours of classroom observation, and 12 hours of clinical experience. The course will provide the participant with a “clinical” opportunity through structured observations in a school setting. In addition, 12 hours of clinical work such as tutoring or substitute teaching will offer candidates the opportunity to work with students in an authentic environment.
Total Program Hours: 50 hours
Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a cumulative 2.75 GPA (if you graduated prior to September 2016) or a 3.0 GPA (if you graduated after September 2016) or higher from a bachelor’s or master’s degree program.

Introduction to Teaching-Alternative Route


Course: Introduction to Teaching (Alternative Route)

Start Date End Date Fee
February 28th, 2022 April 18th, 2022 $295
Course Content
Introduction to Teaching (Alternative Route) - SD-005 003WB
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Feb 28th, 2022 Apr 18th, 2022 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM Joseph Polvere Online Asynchronous 5

Course: Introduction to Teaching (Alternative Route)

Start Date End Date Fee
June 6th, 2022 July 25th, 2022 $295
Course Content
Introduction to Teaching (Alternative Route) - SD-005 004WB
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Jun 6th, 2022 Jul 25th, 2022 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM Joseph Polvere Online Synchronous 5

Course: Introduction to Teaching (Alternative Route)

Start Date End Date Fee
October 10th, 2022 November 28th, 2022 $295
Course Content
Introduction to Teaching (Alternative Route) - SD-005 005WB
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Oct 10th, 2022 Nov 28th, 2022 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM Joseph Polvere Online Asynchronous 5