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									                         Secondary Education and
                         Professional Programs
      high school education                                                certificate of advanced graduate
                                                                           study Programs (cags)
      middle school education                                              •	 Educational	Leadership

      educational leadership                                               undergraduate minors
                                                                           •	 Secondary	Education
      instructional technology                                                 Secondary	Education	–	High	School
                                                                               (Areas: biology, chemistry, earth sciences, English, history,
                                                                               mathematics, physics)
      faculty                                                                  S
                                                                           	 	 	 econdary	Education	–	Middle	School
                                                                               (Areas: biology, chemistry, earth sciences, English, history,
      Chairperson: Associate Professor Lynne Yeamans                           mathematics, physics)
      Graduate Program Coordinators:                                           S
                                                                           	 	 	 econdary	Education	–	Middle-High	School
        Associate Professor John-Michael Bodi                                  (Area: visual art)
          (SEAS Core Courses),                                                 S
                                                                           	 	 	 econdary	Education	–	PreK-Middle	School
        Assistant Professor Thomas Brady                                       (Area: visual art)
          (Accelerated Postbaccalaureate and
          Postbaccalaureate Programs),                                         S
                                                                           	 	 	 econdary	Education	–	PreK-High	School
        Associate Professor Lynn Yeamans                                       (Areas: dance, health/family and consumer science,
          (Educational Leadership),                                            music, theater)
        Associate Professor Thanh Nguyen
          (Instructional Technology)                                       undergraduate Programs
      Professor: Raymond	ZuWallack
                                                                           All courses are structured to address the transition toward the
      Associate Professors: Anne Hird, Theodore Mattocks                   contemporary concerns of human development, diversity, equity
      Assistant Professors: Benedicta Eyemaro, Phyllis Gimbel,             and ethics. The learner is regarded as one who has an active role
        Stephen Nelson                                                     in constructing his/her knowledge base, values and attitudes. The
                                                                           varied cultural backgrounds of students and teachers are seen
      Department Telephone Number: 508.531.1320                            as a positive context in which one can listen, consider and learn.
      Location: Tinsley Center, Room 214                                   The department sees its role as interactive with other education
      Web site: www.bridgew.edu/seconded                                   departments and with the School of Arts and Sciences, address-
                                                                           ing joint missions and fostering the development of curriculum,
      degree Programs                                                      methodologies and perspectives that enhance the individual
                                                                           and society.
      •	 MAT	-	(High	School/Middle	School)	
         Areas: biology, creative arts, English, history, mathematics,         All students who intend to become licensed educators must
         music education, physical science, physics                        apply for admission and be accepted into professional education
                                                                           through the School of Education and Allied Studies. All students
      •	 MEd	in	Educational	Leadership
                                                                           seeking licensure must consult the section of this catalog entitled
      •	 MEd	in	Instructional	Technology                                   “School of Education and Allied Studies” for information per-
                                                                           taining to the state regulations for the licensure of educational
      PostBaccalaureate licensure                                          personnel and important institutional deadlines.
      Programs                                                                 Students are advised to check the secondary education and
      •	 Secondary	Education	                                              preprofessional programs Web site periodically at
         (High School/Middle School, PreK-12 Specialist)                   www.bridgew.edu/seconded/.
         Areas: biology, chemistry, dance, earth sciences, English, his-
         tory, mathematics, music, physics, theater, visual art            instructional media minor
      •	 Educational	Leadership                                            This program is inactive.
      •	 Instructional	Technology	(all	levels)




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                    Professional Programs
secondary education minor (high                                           High School (biology, chemistry, earth sciences,
school (8-12), middle school (5-8),                                       English, history, mathematics, physics – grades 8-12)
PreK-12 sPecialist)                                                                                                                                    Credits
The department offers a minor in secondary education. A student           *EDHM	210	Introduction	to	Teaching	 ..................................... 3
selecting this minor must select a major in an appropriate aca-           EDHM 235 Learning and Motivation ........................................ 3
demic discipline. The major requirements for each academic disci-         EDHM 335 Assessment and Planning ...................................... 3
pline, including cognates and the secondary education minor, are          EDHM	445	Content	Area	Reading,	Writing	and	Study	Skills ...... 3
described on the following pages.                                         An appropriate “strategies for teaching” course:
    The secondary education minor is designed for students                  HSED 412, HSED 414, HSED 422 or HSED 465 ..................... 3
who intend to qualify for a teacher license in one of the                 EDHM 490 Teaching Practicum.............................................. 12
following areas:
                                                                          Cognate Courses
Secondary	Education	–	High	School
    (Areas: biology, chemistry, earth sciences, English, history,         PSYC 227 Development Through the Life Cycle ........................ 3
    mathematics, physics)                                                 SPED 203 Cultural Diversity Issues in School and Society .......... 3
                                                                            T
                                                                          *		 o	be	completed	prior	to	admission	to	professional	education	
Secondary	Education	–	Middle	School
    (Areas: biology, chemistry, earth sciences, English, history,           and enrollment in any other education courses.
    mathematics, physics)                                                                                        Total minimum credits: 33
Secondary	Education	–	Middle-High	School                                  Middle School: (biology, chemistry,
    (Area: visual art)                                                    earth sciences, English, history, mathematics,
Secondary	Education	–	PreK-Middle	School                                  physics – grades 5-8)                                            Credits
    (Area: visual art)
                                                                          *EDHM	210	Introduction	to	Teaching	 ..................................... 3
Secondary	Education	–	PreK-High	School
                                                                          EDHM 235 Learning and Motivation ........................................ 3
    (Areas: dance, health/family and consumer science, music,
                                                                          EDHM 335 Assessment and Planning ...................................... 3
    theater)
                                                                          EDHM	445	Content	Area	Reading,	Writing	and	Study	Skills	 ..... 3
Teacher of Biology (5-8)
                                                                          An appropriate “strategies for teaching” course:
Teacher of Biology (8-12)
                                                                            MSED 450, MSED 451, MSED 456 or MSED 465 .................. 3
Teacher of Chemistry (5-8)
                                                                          EDHM 490 Teaching Practicum.............................................. 12
Teacher of Chemistry (8-12)
Teacher of Dance (all levels)                                             Cognate Courses
Teacher of Earth Science (5-8)                                            PSYC 227 Development Through the Life Cycle ........................ 3
Teacher of Earth Science (8-12)                                           SPED 203 Cultural Diversity Issues in School and Society .......... 3
Teacher of English (5-8)                                                    T
                                                                          *		 o	be	completed	prior	to	admission	to	professional	education	
Teacher of English (8-12)                                                   and enrollment in any other education courses.
Teacher of Health/Family and Consumer Sciences                                                                   Total minimum credits: 33
    (all levels)
Teacher of History (5-8)                                                  PreK-8, 5-12 and PreK-12 Specialists
Teacher of History (8-12)                                                 (dance, health/family and consumer
Teacher of Mathematics (5-8)                                              science, music, theater, visual art)                                         Credits
Teacher of Mathematics (8-12)                                             *EDHM	210	Introduction	to	Teaching	 ..................................... 3
Teacher of Music (all levels)                                             EDHM 235 Learning and Motivation ....................................... 3
Teacher of Physics (5-8)                                                  EDHM 335 Assessment and Planning ...................................... 3
Teacher of Physics (8-12)                                                 EDHM	445	Content	Area	Reading,	Writing	and	Study	Skills ...... 3
Teacher of Theater (all levels)                                           An appropriate “strategies for teaching” course:
Teacher of Visual Art (PreK-8)                                               EDHM 413, EDHM 424, EDHM 425, EDHM 459 or
Teacher of Visual Art (5-12)                                                 HEAL 450 ........................................................................... 3
In addition to majoring in an appropriate academic discipline             EDHM 490 Teaching Practicum ............................................. 12
(see Academic Disciplines for Secondary Education Minors), stu-
                                                                          Cognate Courses
dents seeking 5-8, 8-12, or PreK-12 licensure must also complete
the secondary education minor, and meet all requirements for              PSYC 227 Development Through the Life Cycle ........................ 3
acceptance into the program.                                              SPED 203 Cultural Diversity Issues in School and Society .......... 3
                                                                            T
                                                                          *		 o	be	completed	prior	to	admission	to	professional	education	
                                                                            and enrollment in any other education courses.
                                                                                                                 Total minimum credits: 33




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                               Secondary Education and
                               Professional Programs
      academic disciPlines for secondary                                                      Mathematics (Teacher of Mathematics
      education minors                                                                        5-8 or 8-12)                                            Credits
      Students desiring to complete a minor in secondary education                            See the “Mathematics and Computer Science” section of this cata-
      (high school, middle school, PreK-12) must also complete an aca-                        log for discipline area requirements.
      demic major. Appropriate academic majors, along with major and
                                                                                              Music (Teacher of Music – all levels)
      cognate requirements, are listed below. It is important to note
      that in many cases the major or cognate requirements for stu-                           See the “Music” section of this catalog for discipline area
      dents selecting an education minor are somewhat different from                          requirements.
      those that hold for students who do not minor in education.                             Physics (Teacher of Physics 5-8 or 8-12)
      Biology (Teacher of Biology 5-8 or 8-12)                                                Requirements:	Completion	of	the	secondary	education	minor,	the	
      See the “Biological Sciences” section of this catalog for discipline                    BA or BS in physics, and PHYS 107 Exploring the Universe.
      area requirements.                                                                      See the “Physics” section of this catalog for BA or BS in physics
                                                                                              requirements.
      Chemistry (Teacher of Chemistry 5-8 or 8-12)
      See the “Chemical Sciences” section of this catalog for discipline                      Theater (Teacher of Theater – all levels)
      area requirements.                                                                      See the “Theater and Dance” section of this catalog for discipline
                                                                                              area requirements.
      Dance (Teacher of Dance – all levels)
      See the “Theater and Dance” section of this catalog for discipline                      Visual Art (Teacher of Visual Art PreK-8 or 5-12)
      area requirements.                                                                      See the “Art” section of this catalog for discipline area require-
                                                                                              ments.
      Earth Sciences (Teacher of Earth Sciences
      5-8 or 8-12)
      Major courses                                                            Credits        graduate Programs
      EASC 100 Physical Geology ..................................................... 4       The Department of Secondary Education and Professional
      EASC 101 Historical Geology ................................................... 4       Programs offers several programs designed to meet the needs of
      EASC 210 Oceanography ........................................................ 3        graduate students.
      EASC 215 Solar System Astronomy .......................................... 3                An Accelerated Postbaccalaureate licensure program (APB)
      EASC 250 Geomorphology...................................................... 4          leading to initial licensure in designated high school (8-12),
      EASC 260 Mineralogy ............................................................. 4     middle school (5-8), and PreK-12 special subject areas is offered.
      EASC 360 Petrology ................................................................ 4
      EASC 496 Seminar in Geology ................................................. 1             A Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree program, in con-
      GEOG 221 Meteorology .......................................................... 3       junction with several of the arts and sciences departments of the
      Plus nine additional semester hours of approved                                         college, designed for secondary school teachers who have an
         earth sciences electives ...................................................... 9    initial license and are seeking a professional license is offered.
      Cognate Courses                                                                             In addition, the department offers the degree of Master of
      MATH 151-152 Calculus I-II ..................................................... 6      Education (MEd) in educational leadership and instructional
         or                                                                                   technology.
         MATH 141-142 Elements of Calculus I-II                                                   A Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) in educa-
      CHEM 131-132 Survey of Chemistry I-II .................................... 7            tion with a focus on educational leadership is offered. (In addi-
         or                                                                                   tion, Bridgewater State College CAGS graduates who apply
         CHEM 141-142 Chemical Principles I-II                                                to and are accepted into a collaborative doctoral program in
      One year of physics or biology ................................................. 8      educational leadership at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell
                                                   Total minimum credits: 60                  may apply up to 12 CAGS credits toward the 48 credits required
                                                                                              for the degree.)
      English (Teacher of English 5-8 or 8-12)
      See the “English” section of this catalog for discipline area
      requirements.
      History (Teacher of History 5-8 or 8-12)
      See the “History” section of this catalog for discipline area
      requirements.




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                    Professional Programs
accelerated PostBaccalaureate                                             Evidence to be submitted by the program candidate includes:
Program (aPB): initial licensure for                                      •	 Completed	application
high school (suBject areas: 8-12),                                        •	 Statement	of	desire	to	be	a	teacher
middle school (suBject areas: 5-8)                                        •	 Résumé
teachers and PreK-12 sPecialists                                          •	 Transcripts
Graduate Program Coordinator: Professor Thomas Brady                      •	 MTEL® scores
The Accelerated Postbaccalaureate (APB) program is a rigor-               •	 GRE	scores	(optional)
ous, accelerated graduate level program of study (15 credits)             •	 Descriptions	of	appropriate	life	experiences
that	leads	to	initial	teacher	licensure.	Recognizing	the	unique	          •	 Official	transcripts	of	all	undergraduate	and	graduate	course	
strengths of nontraditional licensure candidates, the APB pro-               work
gram is designed for individuals who are committed to becoming
outstanding teachers.                                                     For APB application material and information, contact the Office
                                                                          of Graduate Admissions Enrollment Management.
    The APB program is designed for persons who have a
bachelor’s degree and are seeking initial licensure in one of the         APB Curriculum                                                               Credits
following fields:                                                         EDHM 550 Middle and High School Education: Theory
Teacher of Biology (5-8)                                                      into Practice (course includes 40 hours of fieldwork). .......... 3
Teacher of Biology (8-12)                                                 EDHM 552 Curriculum and Instruction in Middle and High
Teacher of Chemistry (5-8)                                                    School Mathematics and Science ........................................ 3
Teacher of Chemistry (8-12)                                                   or
Teacher of Dance (all levels)                                                 EDHM 553 Curriculum and Instruction in the Middle and
Teacher of Earth Sciences (5-8)                                               High School Arts and Humanities (course includes 40 hours
Teacher of Earth Sciences (8-12)                                              of fieldwork)
Teacher of English (5-8)                                                  Note: History candidates in the APB program must also complete
Teacher of English (8-12)                                                 MSED 450 or HSED 412 after successful completion of EDHM
Teacher of History (5-8)                                                  550 and EDHM 553 (three credits).
Teacher of History (8-12)                                                 EDHM 554 Student Teaching Practicum ................................... 6
Teacher of Mathematics (5-8)                                                  or
Teacher of Mathematics (8-12)                                                 EDHM 556 Employment-based Prepracticum
Teacher of Music (all levels)                                             EDHM	558	The	Reflective	Middle	and	High	School	
Teacher of Physics (5-8)                                                      Practitioner (includes submission of a complete
Teacher of Physics (8-12)                                                     competence portfolio) .............................................................. 3
Teacher of Theater (all levels)
                                                                                                                          Total minimum credits: 15
Teacher of Visual Art (PreK-8)
                                                                          Note: As an alternative to the APB program, the Department
Teacher of Visual Art (5-12)
                                                                          of Secondary Education and Professional Programs will allow
APB Admission Criteria                                                    accepted postbaccalaureate students to follow the undergradu-
Candidates for the APB program will be admitted by the Office             ate course sequence listed earlier in this departmental section
of Graduate Admission Enrollment Management based upon                    of the catalog under the heading of Secondary Education Minor.
the recommendation of the APB coordinator. The coordinator                The cognates, SPED 203 and PSYC 227 are not a requirement.
will base the admissions recommendations on the candidate’s               Contact the program coordinator for details and the School of
potential to be an effective teacher based on multiple indicators         Graduate Studies for application information.
including, but not limited to, the following:
•	 An	undergraduate	degree	with	a	minimum	GPA	of	2.8                      master of arts in teaching
•	 Content	competence	demonstrated	by:                                    The Master of Arts in Teaching degree was developed for high
   A passing score on the subject matter test of the                      school and middle school subject area teachers who have an
   Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure® (MTEL).                    initial license and are seeking a professional license in the
Note: Candidates who are applying for a license in a field in             Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The MAT program is designed
which they did not major are subject to a review of their course          to meet the “appropriate master’s degree” requirement, which is
background in the license area. Additional content courses may            part of the criteria for professional stage licensure, as set forth in
be required.                                                              the most recent MA DESE licensure regulations. This degree pro-
•	 Literacy,	communication	and	academic	competence	as	                    gram will also appeal to secondary school teachers who already
   demonstrated by a passing score on the communication and               hold a standard level or professional license and want to acquire
   literacy MTEL®                                                         additional knowledge and a master’s degree in the discipline.
•	 Experience	with	youth	at	the	licensure	level




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                               Secondary Education and
                               Professional Programs
         Applicants not holding a bachelor’s degree in the content
      area being pursued for the MAT are subject to a transcript review
                                                                                                 educational leadershiP
      to determine whether additional content course work will be                                graduate Program
      required as program prerequisites.                                                         Graduate Program Coordinator: Dr. Lynne Yeamans
      MATs are available in the following areas:
      Biology
                                                                                                 lead: leading educators through
      Creative Arts
                                                                                                 administrative develoPment
      English
                                                                                                 The LEAD program will accommodate people of varied back-
      History                                                                                    grounds, prior experience and abilities who are interested in
      Mathematics                                                                                becoming school administrators. The program incorporates a
      Music Education                                                                            team approach to prior learning assessment and administration
      Physical Science                                                                           preparation, a flexible continuum of learning experiences and an
                                                                                                 induction and mentoring program to support and retain
      Physics
                                                                                                 administrators.
      Students should consult the “School of Graduate Studies”
                                                                                                    The LEAD program is an accelerated initial licensure program
      section of the catalog for information regarding graduate pro-
                                                                                                 designed to prepare students for the following professions:
      gram procedures.
                                                                                                 Supervisor/Director (all levels)
      Admission Requirements                                                                     Administrator of Special Education (all levels)
      •	 A	minimum	GPA	of	2.75	based	upon	four	years	of	course	                                  School Business Administrator (all levels)
         work or a 3.0 undergraduate GPA based upon course work
                                                                                                 School Principal/Assistant Principal (PreK-6)
         completed during the junior and senior years
                                                                                                 School Principal/Assistant Principal (5-8)
      •	 A	composite	score	of	900	on	the	quantitative	and	verbal	
         parts	of	the	GRE	General	Test                                                           School Principal/Assistant Principal (9-12)
      •	 An	initial	teaching	license	and	teaching	experience                                     Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent (all levels)
      •	 Three	appropriate	letters	of	recommendation                                             Admission Requirements
      •	 Official	transcripts	of	all	undergraduate	and	graduate	course	                          •	 Bachelor’s	degree	from	an	accredited	institution	with	a	mini-
         work                                                                                       mum GPA of 2.8
      Program Requirements                                                                       •	 Letter	of	intent	articulating	participant’s	philosophy	of	edu-
                                                                                                    cational leadership in times of change
      Educaton Master’s Core Courses                                Credits                      •	 Three	letters	of	recommendation
      EDMC	530	The	Teacher	as	Researcher ..................................... 3                 •	 Official	copies	of	all	undergraduate	and	graduate	transcripts
      EDMC 531 The Standards-Based Classroom: Curriculum ......... 3                             •	 Initial	licensure	in	other	area	dependent	upon	administra-
      EDMC 532 The Teacher as Leader: From Issues to Advocacy ..... 3                               tive licensure sought (exceptions are granted on a case by
      EDMC 533 The Standards-Based Classroom:                                                       case basis as approved by the Massachusetts Department of
        Instruction and Assessment for Diverse Learners ................. 3                         Elementary and Secondary Education)
      EDMC 538 The Professional Teacher (final program course) ..... 3
                                                                                                 •	 Passing	score	on	the	Communication	and	Literacy	
      Concentration Electives                                                                       Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure® (MTEL).
      A minimum of 18 approved graduate credits in the academic                                     NOTE: Conditional acceptance into the program may be
         area of concentration, which meet the academic and                                         granted without the MTEL® score. However, full admission
         professional objectives of the student. For details, please                                will only be granted if the passing score is submitted by the
         refer to the appropriate academic department section                                       conclusion of the second semester in the program.
         of this catalog. ................................................................. 18
      Successful completion of a comprehensive examination is also                               lead – PostBaccalaureate Program
      required.
                                                                                                 in educational leadershiP
                                                       Total minimum credits: 33                                                                                              Credits
                                                                                                 EDLE 509 Seminar for Future Leaders ...................................... 3
                                                                                                 EDLE 511 Educational Leadership and
                                                                                                   Managerial Effectiveness .................................................... 3
                                                                                                 EDLE 564 Selection and Development of Educational
                                                                                                   Personnel ........................................................................... 3
                                                                                                 EDLE 565 School Finance and Business Administration ............ 3
                                                                                                 EDLE 569 Legal Aspects of School Administration.................... 3




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                        Professional Programs
Choose one course from one of the following groups,                                  •	 Supervisor/Director	
dependent on licensure sought ................................................ 3        EDMC 531 Standards-Based Classroom: Curriculum
•	 Principal/Assistant	Principal                                                     A six credit practicum from below is required ........................... 6
   EDLE 561 Elementary School Administration                                            EDLE 679 Practicum in School Business
   EDLE 562 High School Administration                                                  EDLE 680 Practicum in Administration of Special Education
   EDLE 563 Middle School Administration                                                EDLE 683 Practicum in Supervisorship/Directorship
•	 Superintendent/Assistant	Superintendent                                              EDLE 684 Practicum in Elementary School Principalship
   EDLE 591 Seminar in Administration: Superintendency                                  EDLE 685 Practicum in Middle School Principalship
•	 Special	Education	Administrator                                                      EDLE 686 Practicum in High School Principalship
   SPED 512 Organization and Administration of                                          EDLE 687 Practicum in Superintendency/Assistant
      Special Education                                                                     Superintendency
•	 School	Business	Manager                                                              EDLE 688 Practicum in Directorship of Guidance
   POLI 521 Public Finance                                                              EDLE 689 Practicum in Directorship of Pupil Personnel
      or                                                                                    Services
      POLI 592 Special Topics in Public Administration                               The portfolio review in EDLE 509 will include training in the
                                                                                     development of an electronic portfolio, which is an exit require-
•	 Supervisor/Director                                                               ment for the student’s program.
   EDMC 531 Standards-Based Classroom: Curriculum
                                                                                                                            Total minimum credits: 24
A six-credit practicum is required ............................................. 6   Courses in the LEAD program can be transferred into the master’s
   EDLE 580 Practicum in Administration of Special Education                         degree or CAGS program in educational leadership.
   EDLE 582 Practicum in School Business Administration
   EDLE 583 Practicum in Supervisorship/Directorship
   EDLE 584 Practicum in Elementary School Principalship                             master of education in educational
   EDLE 585 Practicum in Middle School Principalship                                 leadershiP
   EDLE 586 Practicum in High School Principalship                                   The Master of Education degree (MEd) in educational leadership
   EDLE 587 Practicum in Superintendency/Assistant                                   program is designed to prepare students for the following posi-
      Superintendency                                                                tions in school administration:
The portfolio review in EDLE 509 will include training in the                        Supervisor/Director (all levels)
development of an electronic portfolio, which is an exit require-                    Administrator of Special Education (all levels)
ment for the student’s program.                                                      School Business Administrator (all levels)
                                          Total minimum credits: 24                  School Principal/Assistant Principal (PreK-6)
                                                                                     School Principal/Assistant Principal (5-8)
lead – Postmaster’s Program in                                                       School Principal/Assistant Principal (9-12)
educational leadershiP                                                               Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent (all levels)
                                                                       Credits          These programs have been approved for licensure purposes
                                                                                     by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary
EDLE 509 Seminar for Future Leaders ...................................... 3         Education. This includes licensure reciprocity with signatory
EDLE 664 The Personnel Function of Public Schools ................. 3                states under the Interstate Certification Compact.
EDLE 665 Fiscal Aspects of School Administration ................... 3
EDLE 669 Concepts and Cases in School Law........................... 3                  Where required, candidates who possess an appropriate
EDLE 677 Systems Planning for Educational Leaders ................ 3                 professional	license	and	who	have	had	three	years'	employment	
Choose one course from one of the following groups,                                  under that license will be eligible for administrator licensure at
dependent on licensure sought ................................................ 3     the completion of this program. Documentation of this must be
•	 Principal/Assistant	Principal                                                     on file with the School of Graduate Studies.
   EDLE 661 Effective School Leadership for Elementary Schools                          Upon completion of their program option, students seek-
   EDLE 662 Effective School Leadership for Middle Schools                           ing Massachusetts licensure must possess an appropriate
   EDLE 663 Effective School Leadership for High Schools                             Massachusetts initial license and have had three years of
•	 Superintendent/Assistant	Superintendent	                                          employment in the role covered by that license, except where not
   EDLE 691 The School Superintendency                                               required by licensure regulations.
•	 Special	Education	Administrator	                                                     A minimum of 36 approved graduate credits is required in
   SPED 512 Organization and Administration of Special                               this degree program. It should be understood that those who
   Education                                                                         anticipate preparing for some of the above positions, such as a
                                                                                     superintendency, should plan to do graduate work beyond the
•	 School	Business	Manager	                                                          minimum.
   POLI 521 Public Finance
    or                                                                                  Applicants are required to submit a qualifying score on the
    POLI 592 Special Topics in Public Administration                                 Communications and Literacy Skills portion of the Massachusetts
                                                                                     Tests for Educator Licensure® (MTEL).




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                                Secondary Education and
                                Professional Programs
      Students may choose one of the following program options:                                         ACFI 511 Principles of Finance for School Business
      •	 supervisor/director	(various	levels)                                                             Administration
      •	 administrator	of	special	education	(all	levels)                                            Principal/Assistant Principal candidates only choose
                                                                                                        one of the following ........................................................... 3
      •	 school	business	administrator	(all	levels)                                                     EDLE 561 Elementary School Administration (degree
      •	 school	principal/assistant	principal	(PreK-6),	school	princi-                                    requirement for school principal/assistant principal
          pal/assistant principal (5-8), school principal/assistant prin-                                 (PreK-6) program option)
          cipal (9-12)                                                                                  EDLE 562 High School Administration (degree requirement
      •	 superintendent/assistant	superintendent	(all	levels)                                             for school principal/assistant principal (9-12) program
      As part of their chosen program option, students must satisfacto-                                   option)
      rily complete the following curriculum:                                                           EDLE 563 Middle School Administration (degree
                                                                                                          requirement for school principal/assistant principal
      Admission Requirements                                                                              (5-8) program option)
      •	 A	2.75	GPA	based	upon	four	years	of	work	or	a	3.0	under-                                   Supervisor/Director candidates only ........................................ 3
         graduate GPA based upon work completed during the junior                                       EDMC 531 The Standards-Based Classroom: Curriculum
         and senior years                                                                           Superintendent/assistant superintendent option only............... 3
      •	 Licensure	track	–	A	qualifying	score	on	the	Communications	                                    EDLE 591 Seminar in School Administration:
         and Literacy Skills Massachusetts Tests for Educator                                             The Superintendency
         Licensure® (MTEL)                                                                          Upon completion of their program option, students seeking
         Non-licensure	track	–	A	composite	score	of	900	on	the	                                     Massachusetts licensure must possess an appropriate initial
         quantitative	and	verbal	parts	of	the	GRE	general	test	or	a	                                license and have had three years of employment in the role
         qualifying score on the Communications and Literacy Skills                                 covered by that license. This must be documented in order to
         Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure® (MTEL)                                         become licensed.
      •	 Three	appropriate	letters	of	recommendation                                                    MEd comprehensive examinations are given to and/or digital
                                                                                                    portfolios are submitted by the committee during the months of
      Initial License                                                                Credits        November and March only. Students should consult the college
      EDLE 510 Seminar on Educational Leadership for                                                calendar in this catalog for examination request deadlines.
          the Future (prior to admission) ........................................... 3                                                           Total minimum credits: 36
      EDLE 511 Educational Leadership and Managerial                                                For additional information relative to this program, students not
         Effectiveness ...................................................................... 3     yet accepted should consult with the coordinator of the program.
      EDLE	530	Research	Applications	for	School
         Leaders .............................................................................. 3
      EDLE 564 Selection and Development of Educational                                             certificate of advanced graduate
         Personnel ........................................................................... 3    study (cags) – educational
      EDLE 565 School Finance and Business Administration ............. 3                           leadershiP
      EDLE 567 Human Concerns in the Schools ............................... 3                      Graduate students who hold a master’s degree in a field of
         or                                                                                         education and who are seeking further study in educational
         EDLE 579 Diversity Issues for School Leaders                                               leadership may pursue the Certificate of Advanced Graduate
      EDLE 569 Legal Aspects of School Administration.................... 3                         Study (CAGS) program. This program is designed to enable the
      EDLE 572 Technology for School Administrators ...................... 3                        student to:
      EDLE 578 Curriculum Improvement.......................................... 3                   •	 Take	educational	initiatives	by	encouraging	innovation,	plan-
      Practicum (one of the following courses) ................................. 6                     ning and implementing strategic change and having the self-
         EDLE 580 Practicum in Administration of Special Education                                     confidence to be a risk-taker
         EDLE 582 Practicum in School Business Administration                                       •	 Analyze	and	prioritize	problems	by	acquiring	and	interpreting	
         EDLE 583 Practicum in Supervisorship/Directorship                                             key information and by resisting premature judgments
         EDLE 584 Practicum in Elementary School Principalship
         EDLE 585 Practicum in Middle School Principalship                                          •	 Build	and	maintain	teams	for	continuous	improvement	of	
         EDLE 586 Practicum in High School Principalship                                               teaching and learning by communicating expectations and
         EDLE 587 Practicum in Superintendency/Assistant                                               by developing and empowering others
            Superintendency                                                                         •	 Expand	learning	opportunities	for	all	constituencies	by	hav-
      School business administrator candidates only......................... 6                         ing and advocating a need to be a lifelong learner
         ACFI 510 Accounting for School Business Managers                                           Program Description
                                                                                                    The CAGS in Educational Leadership is a cohort, weekend
                                                                                                    program through which students earn 34 credits beyond the
                                                                                                    master’s and may meet state certification requirements for edu-
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                        Professional Programs
   In the cohort model, a group of 18-24 students begins                               Practicum (one practicum from below)........................3-6
the program together and moves through it as a group. Class                              EDLE 603 Directed Study in School Administration
sessions are planned for Friday evening and all day Saturday.                            EDLE 679 School Business Administrator
Classes are held on six weekends in the fall and spring semesters.                       EDLE 680 Practicum in Administration of Special Education
Summer courses for the CAGS program are offered on a flexible                            EDLE 683 Practicum in Supervisorship/Directorship
schedule.                                                                                EDLE 684 Practicum in Elementary School Principalship
   Students who complete the CAGS program and wish to pur-                               EDLE 685 Practicum in Middle School Principalship
sue a doctoral degree receive an additional benefit. Bridgewater                         EDLE 686 Practicum in High School Principalship
State College graduates who apply to and are accepted into the                           EDLE 687 Practicum in Superintendency/Assistant
doctoral program in educational leadership at UMass-Lowell may                              Superintendency
apply 12 of the credits earned toward the 48 credits required as                         EDLE 688 Practicum in Directorship of Guidance
part of the doctorate degree.                                                            EDLE 689 Practicum in Directorship of Pupil Personnel
                                                                                            Services
Admission Standards and Criteria                                                       An oral defense of the CAGS leadership project is required.
Entrance to the program will be determined based upon the                                                                   Total minimum credits: 40
following
•	 Master’s	degree	from	an	accredited	college	or	university	                           liBrary media graduate Program
    (official transcript required)
                                                                                       This program is inactive.
•	 Three	letters	of	recommendation	(one	from	immediate	
    supervisor)
•	 Completed	application	form                                                          instructional technology
•	 Academic	certification	through	Massachusetts	Department	                            graduate Program
    of Elementary and Secondary Education
                                                                                       Graduate Program Coordinator: Dr. Thanh Nguyen
•	 Qualifying	score	on	the	Communication	and	Literacy	Skills	
    portion of the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure®
    (MTEL)                                                                             PostBaccalaureate Program: initial
Program of Study                                                                       licensure-instructional technology
The initial courses in this program are designed in part to start
                                                                                       (all levels)
students	working	on	their	leadership	projects	–	introduction	to	                       This program is designed for students who have a bachelor’s
CAGS, research issues for school administration, and systems                           degree and seek initial licensure in instructional technology
planning. The remaining courses are designed to provide a                              (all levels).
sound knowledge base for practitioners and meet state licensure                        Admission Requirements
requirements.
                                                                                       Applicants must meet the following criteria in order to be
Content Courses                                                         Credits        admitted by the School of Graduate Studies and the School of
EDLE 661 Effective School Leadership for                                               Education and Allied Studies.
  Elementary Schools ............................................................ 3    •	 A	minimum	GPA	of	2.8	based	upon	four	years	of	course	work	
  or                                                                                       or a 3.0 undergraduate GPA based upon course work com-
  EDLE 662 Effective School Leadership for Middle Schools                                  pleted during the junior and senior years
  or                                                                                   •	 Three	appropriate	letters	of	recommendation.	At	least	one	
  EDLE 663 Effective School Leadership for High Schools                                    letter of recommendation should be an academic reference
EDLE 664 The Personnel Function of Public Schools ................. 3                      from a professor
EDLE 665 Fiscal Aspects of School Administration ................... 3                 •	 A	qualifying	score	on	the	Communications	and	Literacy	Skills	
EDLE 667 Communication Between and Among                                                   portion of the Massachusetts Test for Educator Licensure ®
  School Stakeholders ........................................................... 3        (MTEL).
EDLE 669 Concepts and Cases in School Law........................... 3                 •	 Official	transcripts	of	undergraduate	and	graduate	
EDLE 670 Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study                                            course work
  (CAGS) Seminar ................................................................. 3
EDLE 672 Technology for Administrators ................................. 3             Please note that admissions decisions to the postbaccalaureate
EDLE	675	Research	Issues	in	School	Administration ................. 3                  programs are made on a rolling basis when applications are
EDLE 677 Systems Planning for Educational Leaders ................ 3                   submitted within a reasonable time frame prior to the start of the
EDLE 678 Curriculum Development and                                                    academic semester.
  Program Management........................................................ 3             Anyone with an undergraduate GPA less than 2.8 should
EDLE 681 CAGS Extern............................................................ 3     contact the School of Graduate Studies for information regarding
EDLE 682 CAGS Extern II ......................................................... 1    a low-GPA remedy.
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      Note: See Catalog Web Addenda at www.bridgew.edu/catalog/addenda/ as that information supersedes the published version of this catalog.
                                Secondary Education and
                                Professional Programs
         Non-degree students will be allowed to enroll in two courses                                   Admission decisions to the Master of Education degree in
      or six credits prior to matriculation.                                                        instructional technology program are made on a deadline basis.
         Students admitted to the Graduate Certificate in Instructional                             Current admission deadlines are Feb. 15 for summer session
      Technology program will be allowed to transfer four courses or                                admission, May 15 for fall semester admission and Oct. 1 for
      12 credits into the postbaccalaureate program with the permis-                                spring semester admission. For students with an undergraduate
      sion of the program coordinator, providing that the courses com-                              GPA less than 2.8, a low-GPA remedy is available.
      pleted meet the course requirements for the postbaccalaureate                                     Note: Students who have been admitted and completed the
      program.                                                                                      Graduate Certificate in Instructional Technology are permitted to
                                                                                                    transfer four courses or 12 credits into the Master of Education
      Course requirements                                                            Credits        in Instructional Technology program with the permission of the
      INST 509 Foundations of Instructional                                                         graduate coordinator providing that the courses completed meet
          Technology………………….. ........................................... 3                         the course requirements for the Master of Education degree in
      INST 522 Instructional                                                                        instructional technology. Students who have been admitted
          Design………………………………………... ................. 3                                              and completed the postbaccalaureate program are permitted to
      INST 523 Information Access and the                                                           transfer five courses or 15 credits into the Master of Education
          Internet……………………….. ........................................ 3                            in Instructional Technology program with the permission of the
      INST 526 Making Connections:                                                                  graduate coordinator, providing that the courses completed meet
          Networking…………………………. ............................... 3                                   the course requirements for the Master of Education degree in
      INST 529 Assistive Technology…………………………………                                                    instructional technology.
          ……. ................................................................................. 3
      INST 596 Clinical Experience ................................................. 6*	            Requirements for completion of the Master of
                                                         Total minimum credits: 21                  Education Degree in Instructional Technology Program
          *Six	credits	are	required	in	the	clinical	experience,	INST	596,	                          Successful completion of the Master of Education degree in
      unless three credits are waived by the School of Education and                                instructional technology requires that a candidate complete a
      Allied Studies due to licensure status.                                                       30-credit program of study and a research project, and pass a
      Students successfully completing the program are eligible                                     comprehensive examination based on the research project.
      to apply for initial Massachusetts Licensure in Instructional                                 Required Courses                                                               Credits
      Technology (all levels).
                                                                                                    INST 509 Foundations of InstructionalTechnology.................... 3
                                                                                                    INST 522 Instructional Design ................................................. 3
      master of education in                                                                        INST 523 Information Access and the Internet.......................... 3
      instructional techonology                                                                     INST 524 Technology Leadership ............................................. 3
      This 30-credit program prepares leaders in teaching with current                              INST 526 Making Connections: Networking ............................ 3
      technology, both in PreK-12 schools and in adult professional                                 INST 529 Assistive Technology ................................................ 3
      settings. The program combines technical skills and knowledge                                 INST 525 Emergent Technology and Learning Environments ..... 3
      with current teaching and learning theory and aims to develop                                    or
      understanding of the dynamic relationship between technology                                     INST 552 Multimedia for Educators
      and the organization into which it is introduced.                                             EDMC	530	The	Teacher	as	Researcher ..................................... 3
         Applicants must meet the criteria below in order to be                                     INST	590	Seminar	in	Instructional	Technology:	Research	and	
      admitted by the School of Graduate Studies and the School of                                     Analysis ............................................................................. 3
      Education and Allied Studies.                                                                 INST	595	Advanced	Research	Seminar ..................................... 3
                                                                                                                                                       Total minimum credits: 30
      •	 Completed	application	for	admission,	including	$50	applica-
         tion fee
      •	 A	minimum	GPA	of	2.8	based	upon	four	years	of	course	work	
                                                                                                    Postmaster’s licensure in
         or a 3.0 undergraduate GPA based upon course work com-                                     instructional technology
         pleted during the junior and senior years                                                  This program is inactive.
      •	 Three	appropriate	letters	of	recommendation.	At	least	one	
         letter of recommendation should be an academic reference
         from a professor
      •	 Official	transcripts	of	all	undergraduate	and	graduate	course	
         work
      •	 A	composite	score	of	900	on	the	quantitative	and	ver-
         bal	parts	of	the	GRE	general	test	or	a	qualifying	score	
         on the Communication and Literacy Skills portion of the
         Massachusetts Test for Educator Licensure® (MTEL)




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