by Georgia Charter Schools Association
This course is approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission to meet the requirements of the Exceptional Children course required for certification. This applies to Elementary, Middle Grades, Secondary, Administration, and other certification fields as needed. The course is designed to facilitate the identification, curriculum modification, and instruction of exceptional children and includes the history, philosophy, and psychology of teaching disabled children as well as gifted children. It is a basic overview/survey of all areas and categories of special education and giftedness. It covers all aspects of requirements of IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) and satisfies the state requirement for a course in the Identification and Education of Exceptional Children by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (HB671).
The Exceptional Children course is facilitated online with no requirements for in-person meetings. This course is equivalent to 50 contact hours, or five Professional Learning Units. Since the course is 100% online, there is no deadline for registration or completion. The current fee for this course is $465.00. Upon registration and payment, candidates will receive a login and password for easy online access to the course module. Click here for access the registration and payment link. For more information or questions about the Exceptional Children course, please contact Shani Vickery at firstname.lastname@example.org.