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Fall 2024 Adjunct Faculty SPED 389-01/599-01


Saint Mary's College of California

Moraga, CA United States

Fall 2024 Adjunct Faculty SPED 389-01/599-01


Location: Moraga, CA


Open Date: Apr 10, 2024





Per course adjunct faculty for the Special Education program's course, SPED 389-01/599-01.


Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.


As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation, and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning, and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.




SPED 389-01/599-01 - Assessment and Program Planning


Mondays: 4:45-7:30PM


This course is designed for candidates enrolled in the Preliminary Educational Specialist Mild/Moderate Disabilities credential program. The course includes an overview of the principles of testing, including measures of central tendency, variability, and correlation. The course will include evaluations of tests currently used in the public schools and in special education programs. Course assignments will include practice in the administration and scoring of representative samples of formal and informal assessment instruments. There will be an emphasis on the interpretation of assessment results and using assessment results to develop appropriate instructional programs, as well as a review of ethical and educational policy issues related to educational testing. This course requires fieldwork.




Master's Degree in Special Education or related field


5 years experience as a mild/moderate education specialist or school psychologist in K-12 settings


Familiarity with online modalities


Experience with assessment procedures for determining eligibility (or continued eligibility) for special education services


Familiarity with the array of formal and informal assessment instruments and techniques used in K-12 settings




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  • Start Date: No Start Date
  • Education: Master's Degree Required
  • Work Experience: 5 - 7 years
  • Part/Full Time: Part-Time

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