Course Description

Credit Validation for DoDEA Participants

Under the umbrella of Equity and Access for ALL students, participants will engage and participate in job-embedded professional learning facilitated by their peer educators. Course learning will include timely sessions on support for successful MTSS Tier 1 and Tier 2 instruction, along with actionable and purposeful planning in the format of synchronous collaborative sessions throughout the school year.

Course Details

Number of Units: 1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for DoDEA Educators.

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What You Will Learn

  • Identify effective MTSS Tier 1 & Tier 2 instructional practices and supports for students in the general education classroom, as evidenced by instructional shifts/ LWT Indicator data/ FCT artifacts
  • Implement MTSS interventions to meet student academic needs, as evidenced by specialist and support staff referral data/SST data/FCT artifacts
  • Monitor Problem(s) of Practice based on student data, trend data, and FCT artifacts, based on Tier 1 and Tier 2 best practices
  • Successfully Complete a full FCT cycle to support the District and Regional goal of Equity and Access to Excellent Instruction for ALL Students, as evidenced by professional portfolios


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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

Key Benefits of Credit Validation Courses

Make Your Work Count

Earn credit for your previous work in trainings, workshops, and conferences through a simple process.

Advance Faster

Save money by earning credit for work you completed and get one step closer to salary advancement.

Work Towards a Degree

Many receiving institutions may accept credits towards degree programs, giving you a head start in earning a graduate degree.