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Program Information and Timeline

SETT Program Information and Timeline

Free Tuition, Books, and Testing Fees

Teacher Candidates will receive tuition, fees, books and testing fees as part of this program (approximately $750).  

Applications are closed for the 2019–2020 cohort.

Applications are being accepted for the January 2020 cohort. Apply by November 1, 2019, for best consideration.

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Program Details

Teacher Candidates (TCs) will be participating in the coursework as follows.

First Spring Semester

  • Program Orientation
  • TCs begin co-teaching with a Lead Teacher on the first day of the spring semester for Albuquerque Public Schools.
  • Attend CNM classes during the school day (Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.), and participate in 5–6 classroom observations and reflectionsin approved special education classes.

Summer Semester

  • Continue CNM coursework (9 credit hors)

Fall Semester

  • TCs assume full responsibility in their own classroom.
  • Attend CNM classes in the evening. 
  • Complete Supervised Field Experience (SFE) in their own classroom

Final Spring Session

  • TCs complete the CNM special education coursework and TESOL Endorsement coursework.  

Coursework & Testing Timeline

Semester Classes / Testing
Spring 2020

SPED 2250: Foundations of Special Education

EDUC 2285: Curriculum Development, Assessment and Evaluation I

K-12 Assessment: Special Education test

Summer 2020

SPED 2258: Classroom and Behavior Management for Students with Special Needs

SPED 2260: Methods and Materials for Special Education

EDUC 2260: Emergent Literacy for Diverse Learners

Fall 2020

MATH: Math for Special Education

EDUC 2262: Intermediate Literacy for Diverse Learners

SPED 2390: Special Education Supervised Field Experience

Spring 2021

EDUC 2222: Literacy/Language Instruction for ESL Learners     

EDUC 2224: ESL Across the Content Areas
(Fulfills the APS TELL Training requirement)

K-12 Assessment: English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) test

Assessment of Professional Knowledge test (either Elementary or Secondary