Program Information and Timeline

SETT Program Information and Timeline

Free Tuition, Books, and Testing Fees

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

Applications are closed for the 2019–2020 cohort.

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Program Details

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

First Summer Semester

  • Program Orientation
  • TCs will take six credit hours of summer classes in the evening.

Fall Semester

  • TCs begin co-teaching with a Lead Teacher on the first day of the fall semester for Albuquerque Public Schools.
  • Attend CNM classes during the school day, and
  • Participate in five days of observation/reflection in approved special education classes.

Spring 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 Summer Session

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

Coursework & Testing Timeline

Semester Classes / Testing
Summer 2019

SPED 2250:  Foundations of Special Education:

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

K-12 Assessment: Special Education test

Fall 2019

EDUC 2285: Curriculum Development, Assessment and Evaluation I

SPED 2260: Methods and Materials for Special Education

Spring 2020

EDUC 2260: Emergent Literacy for Diverse Learners

MATH: Math for Special Education 

SPED 2390: Special Education Supervised Field Experience

Summer 2020

EDUC 2262: Intermediate Literacy for Diverse Learners

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