This Specialist AQ course builds on and provides an extension of Part 1 and 2 with a focus on leadership, effective advocacy and consultancy within schools and school boards. Candidates review the application of current policies, legislation, and equitable practices through advocacy, community partnerships and building trusting relationships with parents that provides a positive learning environment inclusive of the ethical standard of care, equity and diversity for our student with diverse learning needs and exceptionalities.
- OCT member in good standing with a permanent or temporary teaching certificate
- Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Special Education, Part 2; and
- Two years (388 days) of successful teaching experience with at least one year with special education students under direct supervision that is certified by a supervisory officer. Please note that some superintendents will require that the 1 year of teaching be in a special education role. Please check with your Supervisory Officer before registering for the course.
- Submission of Certificate of Teaching Experience Form to certify experience (found in the Policies and Forms section)
Spring 2024 April 15 to June 14, 2024
Opens February 6, 2024
Closes April 8, 2024