Faculty of Education, York University Concurrent Education 2014 Ryerson Early Childhood Studies and York U. BEd Marc Powell – Student Advisor Vanessa Grafi – Manager Student Services Agenda • Partnership • OCT • Admission Requirements • Experiences • Program/Courses • 80 -100 days of practice teaching • Professional Development • Access Why BEd with York U. • You get the best of both worlds… • Program partnership; first of its kind in Canada, partnering BA and BEd • Graduates earn both BA ECS/BEd in five years • Support Ministry of Education full day kindergarten, fostering care and education needs in the classroom • Nominate to OCT (Ontario College of Teachers) • Small classes, specialized professors and taught at Ryerson OCT REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFICATION Bachelor Degree & Bachelor of Education Path to your Bachelor of Education Concurrent • Three year program (Full Time) • BA/BEd five years • Co-Registered Faculties • Ryerson and York • Current Ryerson Student • May 2014 • Min 24 credits completed • Ryerson GPA – 3.0/ B Concurrent application process Must apply by February 28, 2014: Online application will be available end of January 2014 Language Proficiency test results: minimum of two years university study (if applicable) Ryerson transcript (mid February) Supplementary Application by March 28, 2014: Basic Information Experience Summary Experience Profile Personal Statement Identify Two Referees Incomplete or late applications will NOT be accepted MyFile www.myfile.yorku.ca Volunteer or Paid Experience Classroom Supply Teaching Educational Assistant Co-op Coaching Camp Counsellor Other Work Experience with Children Variety is important Concurrent Education Primary/Junior Certification(JK – Grade 6) Experience teaching children pre-school to grade 6 PJ BEd Program 30 credits of Education courses ED 2014 Foundation Courses including Community Placement • Community Placement (Practicum 1) • Inquiries into Learning - 3 credits • Inquiries into Schooling – 3 credits • Human Development – 3 credits ED 2 2015 • Teaching Language in the PJ Divisions – 3 credits • Teaching Mathematics in The P/J Divisions – 3 credits • Practicum 2 ED 3 2016 • Sci and Technology – 1.5 credits • Health and Phys Ed – 1.5 credits • Teaching Arts and Social Studies 3.0 credits Education elective courses - 9 credits offered at the York U. Keele campus Concurrent Practicum Experience Year 1 Community based Placement 1 Week School Observation block (May) Years 2 & 3 School Placement Mandatory Orientation (September) 4 Week Final Block (May) Mandatory Advising 2015-16 June (last week of June): Enrolment and new Admit Orientation September: Orientation February: Advising for ED 2 year Practice Teaching Practicum placements: • • • • • • Site locations vs placement locations Choice of site not guaranteed Choice of placements Catholic or Public Importance of Attendance Part-time employment The ACCESS Initiative Recruit Admit Support individuals who will make excellent teachers and who reflect the diversity in our society The ACCESS Initiative The Rationale . . . . We recognize that biases exist within educational institutions. In keeping with York’s commitment to equitable access to teacher education, our admissions policies are designed to assess the potential of all candidates, in particular those who have faced systemic barriers in educational settings, and in their lives. The ACCESS Initiative Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis, Inuit, Status, Non-Status, Aboriginal Ancestry) People with Disabilities Racialized People Other Minoritized People Applying under Access Initiative When completing the supplementary application: 1. Check ‘no’ beside the categories that do not apply to you. 2. Discuss in your Personal Statement In addition to the regular Personal Statement requirements, we encourage applicants who apply through Access to discuss their experiences, and describe how such experiences might be valuable when working with diverse groups of students. Relevant factors might include: • first language, • race • family and economic circumstances • disability and its impact The ACCESS Initiative For more information, send an email to: [email protected] Faculty of Education contact info: Telephone: (416) 736-5001 E-mail: [email protected] url: http://edu.yorku.ca Ryerson ECS Student Services working with Education Student Services Questions?