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COURSE DESCRIPTION:

In this 3-hour course, participants will examine inequitable learning opportunities and develop strategies for addressing opportunity and academic achievement problems imperiling young African American males.

 

This course costs $32 per participant.

 

PREREQUISITES: 

There are no prerequisites required for completing this course.

 

HOURS BREAKDOWN:

0.3 IACET CEUs or 3 Core of Knowledge Hours: Professionalism- 3

 

COURSE LOGISTICS, MATERIALS & EQUIPMENT:

This course is offered in-person and virtually. 

  • Virtual: A laptop, computer or tablet that includes a functional camera, microphone and headphones/speaker is required in order to complete this course virtually. A phone device is not acceptable. A Powerpoint Handout will be provided to each participant via email prior to their scheduled course.

  • In-Person: A Powerpoint Handout will be provided to each registered participant. Participants should bring a pen or pencil for note taking. 

The Instructor will utilize Powerpoint slides and speech to present the content material. A variety of videos, charts and tables may be utilized to demonstrate content ideas and concepts. 

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES/OBJECTIVES:

Participants will be able to:

  •  Identify and implement skills and attitudes that reflect equitable, responsible, sensitive and respectful attitudes in working with all children, youth (especially African American males) and their families;

  • Identify strategies to reduce the referral for special education and disproportionate representation of African American males for Special Education;

  • Utilize children’s literature featuring young African American males to share strategies to refocus what may be seen as a deficit perspective (implicit bias) and focus on each child’s strength;

  • Identify the importance of families serving as the first and influential component of a child’s development.


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LEARNER ASSESSMENT METHOD:

Participants' knowledge will be assessed through a Post-Assessment via Google Form and the Google Form link will be provided to each participant immediately following a course. The assessment will include multiple choice and/or matching questions to test comprehension. Upon successful completion and receiving a 75% or higher, participants will receive their certificate by email. 

 

CRITERIA FOR EARNING IACET CEUs:

Participants will be awarded their certificates when the following has been met:

  • Course has been paid in full.

  • Participants have attended the course from beginning to end.

  • Participants have completed the Post-Assessment, scoring a 75% or higher.

Addressing & Eliminating the Opportunity Gap Among African American Males in MD

$32.00Price
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