This course offers assistants the opportunity to develop a sound understanding of the concept of neurodiversity and the evidence-based and sustainable approaches that support all learners. Participants will walk away with multiple high-impact resources that will immediately benefit both learners and educators. Participants will also develop an understanding of the evidence-based intervention, the MARIO Approach(TM), and explore how they can foster deep learning within a MARIO classroom as they consistently measure their impact on learner outcomes.
Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for special education and general education assistants, and administrators.
None. Participants gain the most from the course when they are either in training to work as an educational assistant/paraprofessional/paraeducator or are actively working in K-12 settings in an assistant role.
Course Format: Online
Audience: K-12 teachers (all disciplines) and administrators
Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.
Enrollment Open Through: April 8, 2023 (11:59pm PT)
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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.
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