Graduate Education Courses

Due to COVID-19, all Summer 2020 courses are 100% online.

Please find required master’s courses in the five concentration tabs on our Master of Education page, and Licensure courses on our Master of Arts in Teaching page. If you have any questions, please contact the academic advisor listed. The syllabi will be posted on Canvas, our learning management system.

Accepted students in their first semester, and students not in our program, must submit a ** paper registration form **. Course confirmations come from the Registrar’s Office. Accepted students in their 2nd semester can register online through KnightVision.

For more information see the Graduate Education Viewbook

Summer 2020 - 100% Online

Click here for course information

Course #Course Name (Credits)InstructorDates/Times
GED 510Becoming a Literacy Leader: Tools and Strategies for Success (3cr)Gayle MoskowitzW 5/20, 5/27 5:00-8:00pm
T-Th 7/14-7/16 noon-4:30pm
T-F 7/21-7/24 noon-4:30pm
GED 516Educational Foundations: Understanding the Past and Creating the Future (3cr)Claudine BedellT&Th 5/19-6/11 4:00-8:30pm
GED 520Child and Adolescent Development (3cr)Jenny StearnsM&W 5/18-6/10 4:00-8:30pm
GED 522Teaching Literacy in the Pre-K-6 Classroom (3cr)Elizabeth PacyM-Th 6/22-6/25 4:00-8:30pm
T&Th 6/30-7/9 4:00-8:30pm
GED 526-ACreating an Equity-Focused, Healing Centered Classroom and School (3cr)Rhiannon KimAsynchronous July 27th-July 31st
Synchronous August 3rd-August 7th (scheduled virtual meetings)
Asynchronous August 10th-August 14th
GED 530Literacy in the Middle and Secondary Schools (3cr)Becky WigglesworthT&Th 6/30-7/23 4:00-8:30pm
GED 531NEW! Animation & Motion Graphics (3cr)
*Registration online through Accelerated Summer College
Gordon GloverM-F Online 6/29 – 8/7
GED 535Children's Literature: Author and Illustrator StudyAnita Silvey8:30-1:00 - July 6-9 and July 13-15
Last class as scheduled Aug 7 8:30-1:30 pm.
GED 558Educator as Researcher (3cr)
Approval by Instructor needed.
Claudine BedellT 6/16-6/23 5:15-7:45pm
T&Th 6/30-7/23 1:00-5:00pm
GED 618From Assessment to Action: Using Data to Improve Student Learning (3cr)Jeff EvansM-F 7/20-7/24 8:00-12:15pm
M-F 7/27-7/31 8:00-12:15pm
GED 624The Art of the Book (3cr)
A $50.00 materials fee is required and due at registration.
Ann Joppe-MercureM-F 7/27-8/7 11:30-3:15pm
GED 631Learning, Development, and Individual Differences (3cr)Beth PetersonM&W 5/18-6/10 4:00-8:30pm
GED 632Assessment of Students within General and Special Education (3cr)Cathy QuinnW&Th 7/29-7/30 4:00-8:30pm
M-Th 8/3-8/6 4:00-8:30pm
M-T 8/10-8/11 4:00-8:30pm
GED 633Legal and Professional Issues in Special Educaiton (3cr)Amy KnightM-Th 6/22-6/25 4:00-8:30pm
T&Th 6/30-7/9 4:00-8:30pm
GED 635Middle Grades Summer Institute (3cr)

GED 635-A: Middle Grades Organization

GED 635-B: Middle Grades Curriculum

GED 635-J: Young Adolescent Growth and Development

GED 635-K: Middle Grades Instruction and Assessment

GED 635-M: Equity and Learning for Young Adolescents

First four are for middle level endorsement. SMC Middle Level Licensure students are required to take GED 635-A: Middle Grades Organization.
James Nagle and MGI StaffM-F 6/22-6/26 8:00-5:00pm
Learn more about Middle Grades Institute at https://middlegradescollaborative.org/

Register and pay for courses through MGI here.

For information, contact James Nagle at jnagle2@smcvt.edu
GED 643Multisensory Language-Based Literacy Instruction for Students with Disabilities (3cr)Section A: Elizabeth Peterson
Section B: Cathy Quinn
M&W 6/29-7/8 4:00-8:30pm
M-Th 7/13-7/23 8:00-10:30am
GED 668Administration and Interpretation of Woodcock-Johnson IV (3cr)Richard ReidM-F 6/29-7/3 8:30-3:30pm

final class half day in Fall TBD
GED 693Integrating Art, Social Studies, and Language Arts (3cr)Rebecca HaslamW&Th 7/29-7/30 4:00-8:00pm
M-Th 8/3-8/6 4:00-8:00pm
M-W 8/10-8/12: 4:00-8:00pm
GED 684School and Community (3cr)Valerie GardnerW-F 6/24-6/26 8:00-12:15pm
M-Th 6/29-7/2 8:00-12:15pm
M-W 7/6-7/8 8:00-12:15pm
GED 688-ASchool Leadership Internship for: Principal, Director of Special Education or Director of Curriculum - Part I (2cr)
Part II FA20 (2cr) and Part III SP21 (2cr)
Valerie GardnerW 5/20, 5/27 5:00-7:30pm

final class in August TBD
GED 699Capstone Seminar (3cr)
Approval by Instructor needed.
Tess DusslingT 5/19-6/23 4:00-8:00pm
T 6/30 1:00-5:00pm
T-W 7/7-7/8 1:00-5:00pm

Fall 2020 Course Offerings

Fall 2020 Course Schedule

Course #Course Name and CreditsInstructorTimes
MONDAY
GED 516Educational Foundations: Understanding the Past and Creating the Future (3 cr.) Amy Saks Pavese5:15-7:45pm
GED 612Math and Diversity (3 cr.) John Tapper 5:15-7:45pm
GED 688-ASchool Leadership Practicum for: Principal, Director of Special Education or Director of Curriculum – Part II (2 cr.)
First class Sept 12th, meets 1st Monday of each month. (Part III is in SP21 for 2 cr.)
Val Gardner5:15-7:45pm
GED 695Teaching Pre-K-6 Science and Engineering (3cr.)
A $25 materials fee is due upon registration
Colleen Cowell5:15-7:45pm
TUESDAY
GED 521Early Childhood Education: Foundations (3 cr.)
X-list with ED 357
Jenny Stearns5:15-7:45pm
GED 558Educator as Researcher (3 cr.)
Instructor approval needed
James Nagle5:15-7:45pm
GED 572School Leadership (3 cr.)Laurie Singer

5:15-7:45pm
GED 581Social/Emotional Development and Individual Differences (3 cr.)Beth Peterson5:15-7:45pm
GED 606Literacy Development and Instruction K-12 (3 cr.)Tess Dussling

5:15-7:45 pm
GED 641Teaching in an Inclusive Classroom PK-12 (3 cr.)Cathy Quinn5:15-7:45pm
WEDNESDAY
GED 509Integrative Curriculum (3 cr.)Rebecca Haslam5:15-7:45pm
GED 528Pre-K-6 Curriculum, Assessment, and Management (4cr.)Anne Tewksbury-Frye4:30-7:45pm
GED 547Middle & Secondary Curriculum and Assessment (4 cr.)
Offered with ED 361
Emma Gauding & Hilary Carter5:00-8:15pm
THURSDAY
GED 511Fundamentals of Curriculum (3 cr.) John Barone5:15-7:45pm
GED 550Student Teaching Internship (6 cr.)
Students register with GED 555
Amy Saks PaveseN/A
GED 555Student Teaching Seminar (3 cr.)
Students register with GED 550
Jenny Stearns3:45–6:15pm
GED 580Approaches to Teaching (3cr.) Erin Brady5:15-7:45pm
GED 613Mathematics in the Pre-K-6 Classroom (3cr.)John Tapper5:15-7:45pm
GED 640 Language & Learning (3 cr.)Amy Knight 5:15-7:45pm
GED 674Multicultural Arts (3 cr.)
A $50 materials fee is due upon registration
Ann Joppe-Mercure5:15-7:45pm
TO BE DETERMINED
GED 688-DReading Specialist Practicum (3 cr.)Tess DusslingTo be scheduled between Professor and students
GED 526-AUnderstanding and Responding to HarmAnnie O’ShaughnessyAsynchronous

GED Term Offerings

Education Course Offerings

This is a tentative schedule for planning purposes. Fall and Spring courses are offered from 5:15pm -7:45pm, with a few exceptions beginning 30 minutes earlier or later. Click here to access the Graduate Course catalog for course descriptions. The new 2019-2020 Graduate Course catalog is now available.

Last updated August 15, 2019
CodeCourse TitleCrSummerFallSpring
GED 508Fostering Achievement: Research-Based Strategies that Promote Equity, Engagement and Collaborative Problem-Solving3X  
GED 509Equity Pedagogies and Integrated Curriculum3 W 
GED 510Becoming A Literacy Leader: Tools & Strategies for Success3X  
GED 511Fundamentals of Curriculum3 THW
GED 516Educational Foundations: Understanding the Past and Creating the Future3XM 
GED 517Teaching Nonfiction in the Elementary Grades3  T odd years
GED 520Child and Adolescent Development3X X
GED 521Early Childhood Education: Foundations3 M 
GED 522Teaching Literacy in the Pre-K-6 Classroom3X  
GED 524Early Childhood Education: Methods and Practice3  TH
GED 526Special Topics3XXX
GED 528Pre-K-6 Curriculum, Assessment and Management4 W 
GED 529Personalized Learning3  TH
GED 530Literacy in Middle and Secondary Schools3X  
GED 534Literacy Assessment, Instruction, and Intervention in Reading3  M
GED 535Children's Literature: Author and Illustrator Study3X even years  
GED 547Middle and Secondary Curriculum and Assessment4 W 
GED 550Student Teaching Internship6 XX
GED 555Student Teaching Seminar3 TT
GED 558Educator as Researcher3XT 
GED 562Thesis Research3XXX
GED 565Computer-Assisted Language Learning (Cross listed with GSL 520)3OnlineOnlineOnline
GED 567Legal and Financial Management of Schools4  T
GED 572School Leadership3 T 
GED 580Approaches to Teaching3 Th 
GED 581Social/Emotional Development and Individual Differences3 T 
GED 595Launching and Developing the Writing Workshop in the Elementary Grades3  W even years
GED 596Digital Media: A Place-Based Approach3X  
GED 606Literacy Development and Instruction K-123 M 
GED 607Literacy Instruction for Struggling Adolescent Readers: Intervention and Instruction 3X odd years  
GED 612Math and Diversity3 X - start SU21M -last time FA20 
GED 613Mathematics in the Pre-K-6 Classroom3 TH 
GED 618From Assessment to Action: Using Data to Improve Schools3X  
GED 621Supervision, Evaluation & Teacher Development3  TH
GED 623Ceramics for Educators3  TBD
GED 624The Art of the Book3X even years  
GED 631Learning, Development, and Individual Differences3X  
GED 632Assessment of Students within General and Special Education3X  
GED 633Legal and Professional Issues in Special Education3X  
GED 635Middle Grades: Organizational Strand3  T
GED 635AMiddle Grades Summer Institute3X  
GED 640Language and Learning3 TH 
GED 641Teaching in an Inclusive Classroom Pre-K-123 T 
GED 643Multisensory Language-Based Literacy Instruction for Students with Disabilities, Pre-K-63X  
GED 649Arts: The Creative Process3  T odd years
GED 651Hands On! Learning in and through the Arts3 TH odd years 
GED 661Special Education Practicum 6  X
GED 662Special Education Seminar 3  W
GED 668Administration & Interpretation of Woodcock-Johnson IV 3  x
GED 669Oral Traditions & Literacy: Readers' Theater, Poetry Slams and Storytelling3 inquire 
GED 673Special Topics in Art Education1-3XXX
GED 674Multicultural Arts3 T even years 
GED 675Educator as Artist: Personalized Learning, Teaching,and Engaging in the Artistic Process 3X  
GED 678Heroes, Art & Social Justice: Aesthetic Perspectives3X odd years  
GED 684School and Community3X  
GED 686Independent Study1-6XXX
GED 687Directed Readings1-6XXX
GED 688ASchool Leadership Internship, Part I (summer), Part II (fall), Part III (spring) 6Xxx
GED 688DReading Specialist Practicum3 XX
GED 691Personalized Inquiry: Finding Your Why2  X
GED 693Integrating Art, Social Studies & Language Arts: Pre-K-63X even years  
GED 695Teaching Pre-K-6 Science and Engineering3 M 
GED 699Capstone Seminar3X TH

Summer 2020 - 100% Online

Click here for course information

Course #Course Name (Credits)InstructorDates/Times
GED 510Becoming a Literacy Leader: Tools and Strategies for Success (3cr)Gayle MoskowitzW 5/20, 5/27 5:00-8:00pm
T-Th 7/14-7/16 noon-4:30pm
T-F 7/21-7/24 noon-4:30pm
GED 516Educational Foundations: Understanding the Past and Creating the Future (3cr)Claudine BedellT&Th 5/19-6/11 4:00-8:30pm
GED 520Child and Adolescent Development (3cr)Jenny StearnsM&W 5/18-6/10 4:00-8:30pm
GED 522Teaching Literacy in the Pre-K-6 Classroom (3cr)Elizabeth PacyM-Th 6/22-6/25 4:00-8:30pm
T&Th 6/30-7/9 4:00-8:30pm
GED 526-ACreating an Equity-Focused, Healing Centered Classroom and School (3cr)Rhiannon KimAsynchronous July 27th-July 31st
Synchronous August 3rd-August 7th (scheduled virtual meetings)
Asynchronous August 10th-August 14th
GED 530Literacy in the Middle and Secondary Schools (3cr)Becky WigglesworthT&Th 6/30-7/23 4:00-8:30pm
GED 531NEW! Animation & Motion Graphics (3cr)
*Registration online through Accelerated Summer College
Gordon GloverM-F Online 6/29 – 8/7
GED 535Children's Literature: Author and Illustrator StudyAnita Silvey8:30-1:00 - July 6-9 and July 13-15
Last class as scheduled Aug 7 8:30-1:30 pm.
GED 558Educator as Researcher (3cr)
Approval by Instructor needed.
Claudine BedellT 6/16-6/23 5:15-7:45pm
T&Th 6/30-7/23 1:00-5:00pm
GED 618From Assessment to Action: Using Data to Improve Student Learning (3cr)Jeff EvansM-F 7/20-7/24 8:00-12:15pm
M-F 7/27-7/31 8:00-12:15pm
GED 624The Art of the Book (3cr)
A $50.00 materials fee is required and due at registration.
Ann Joppe-MercureM-F 7/27-8/7 11:30-3:15pm
GED 631Learning, Development, and Individual Differences (3cr)Beth PetersonM&W 5/18-6/10 4:00-8:30pm
GED 632Assessment of Students within General and Special Education (3cr)Cathy QuinnW&Th 7/29-7/30 4:00-8:30pm
M-Th 8/3-8/6 4:00-8:30pm
M-T 8/10-8/11 4:00-8:30pm
GED 633Legal and Professional Issues in Special Educaiton (3cr)Amy KnightM-Th 6/22-6/25 4:00-8:30pm
T&Th 6/30-7/9 4:00-8:30pm
GED 635Middle Grades Summer Institute (3cr)

GED 635-A: Middle Grades Organization

GED 635-B: Middle Grades Curriculum

GED 635-J: Young Adolescent Growth and Development

GED 635-K: Middle Grades Instruction and Assessment

GED 635-M: Equity and Learning for Young Adolescents

First four are for middle level endorsement. SMC Middle Level Licensure students are required to take GED 635-A: Middle Grades Organization.
James Nagle and MGI StaffM-F 6/22-6/26 8:00-5:00pm
Learn more about Middle Grades Institute at https://middlegradescollaborative.org/

Register and pay for courses through MGI here.

For information, contact James Nagle at jnagle2@smcvt.edu
GED 643Multisensory Language-Based Literacy Instruction for Students with Disabilities (3cr)Section A: Elizabeth Peterson
Section B: Cathy Quinn
M&W 6/29-7/8 4:00-8:30pm
M-Th 7/13-7/23 8:00-10:30am
GED 668Administration and Interpretation of Woodcock-Johnson IV (3cr)Richard ReidM-F 6/29-7/3 8:30-3:30pm

final class half day in Fall TBD
GED 693Integrating Art, Social Studies, and Language Arts (3cr)Rebecca HaslamW&Th 7/29-7/30 4:00-8:00pm
M-Th 8/3-8/6 4:00-8:00pm
M-W 8/10-8/12: 4:00-8:00pm
GED 684School and Community (3cr)Valerie GardnerW-F 6/24-6/26 8:00-12:15pm
M-Th 6/29-7/2 8:00-12:15pm
M-W 7/6-7/8 8:00-12:15pm
GED 688-ASchool Leadership Internship for: Principal, Director of Special Education or Director of Curriculum - Part I (2cr)
Part II FA20 (2cr) and Part III SP21 (2cr)
Valerie GardnerW 5/20, 5/27 5:00-7:30pm

final class in August TBD
GED 699Capstone Seminar (3cr)
Approval by Instructor needed.
Tess DusslingT 5/19-6/23 4:00-8:00pm
T 6/30 1:00-5:00pm
T-W 7/7-7/8 1:00-5:00pm

Fall 2020 Course Offerings

Fall 2020 Course Schedule

Course #Course Name and CreditsInstructorTimes
MONDAY
GED 516Educational Foundations: Understanding the Past and Creating the Future (3 cr.) Amy Saks Pavese5:15-7:45pm
GED 612Math and Diversity (3 cr.) John Tapper 5:15-7:45pm
GED 688-ASchool Leadership Practicum for: Principal, Director of Special Education or Director of Curriculum – Part II (2 cr.)
First class Sept 12th, meets 1st Monday of each month. (Part III is in SP21 for 2 cr.)
Val Gardner5:15-7:45pm
GED 695Teaching Pre-K-6 Science and Engineering (3cr.)
A $25 materials fee is due upon registration
Colleen Cowell5:15-7:45pm
TUESDAY
GED 521Early Childhood Education: Foundations (3 cr.)
X-list with ED 357
Jenny Stearns5:15-7:45pm
GED 558Educator as Researcher (3 cr.)
Instructor approval needed
James Nagle5:15-7:45pm
GED 572School Leadership (3 cr.)Laurie Singer

5:15-7:45pm
GED 581Social/Emotional Development and Individual Differences (3 cr.)Beth Peterson5:15-7:45pm
GED 606Literacy Development and Instruction K-12 (3 cr.)Tess Dussling

5:15-7:45 pm
GED 641Teaching in an Inclusive Classroom PK-12 (3 cr.)Cathy Quinn5:15-7:45pm
WEDNESDAY
GED 509Integrative Curriculum (3 cr.)Rebecca Haslam5:15-7:45pm
GED 528Pre-K-6 Curriculum, Assessment, and Management (4cr.)Anne Tewksbury-Frye4:30-7:45pm
GED 547Middle & Secondary Curriculum and Assessment (4 cr.)
Offered with ED 361
Emma Gauding & Hilary Carter5:00-8:15pm
THURSDAY
GED 511Fundamentals of Curriculum (3 cr.) John Barone5:15-7:45pm
GED 550Student Teaching Internship (6 cr.)
Students register with GED 555
Amy Saks PaveseN/A
GED 555Student Teaching Seminar (3 cr.)
Students register with GED 550
Jenny Stearns3:45–6:15pm
GED 580Approaches to Teaching (3cr.) Erin Brady5:15-7:45pm
GED 613Mathematics in the Pre-K-6 Classroom (3cr.)John Tapper5:15-7:45pm
GED 640 Language & Learning (3 cr.)Amy Knight 5:15-7:45pm
GED 674Multicultural Arts (3 cr.)
A $50 materials fee is due upon registration
Ann Joppe-Mercure5:15-7:45pm
TO BE DETERMINED
GED 688-DReading Specialist Practicum (3 cr.)Tess DusslingTo be scheduled between Professor and students
GED 526-AUnderstanding and Responding to HarmAnnie O’ShaughnessyAsynchronous

GED Term Offerings

Education Course Offerings

This is a tentative schedule for planning purposes. Fall and Spring courses are offered from 5:15pm -7:45pm, with a few exceptions beginning 30 minutes earlier or later. Click here to access the Graduate Course catalog for course descriptions. The new 2019-2020 Graduate Course catalog is now available.

Last updated August 15, 2019
CodeCourse TitleCrSummerFallSpring
GED 508Fostering Achievement: Research-Based Strategies that Promote Equity, Engagement and Collaborative Problem-Solving3X  
GED 509Equity Pedagogies and Integrated Curriculum3 W 
GED 510Becoming A Literacy Leader: Tools & Strategies for Success3X  
GED 511Fundamentals of Curriculum3 THW
GED 516Educational Foundations: Understanding the Past and Creating the Future3XM 
GED 517Teaching Nonfiction in the Elementary Grades3  T odd years
GED 520Child and Adolescent Development3X X
GED 521Early Childhood Education: Foundations3 M 
GED 522Teaching Literacy in the Pre-K-6 Classroom3X  
GED 524Early Childhood Education: Methods and Practice3  TH
GED 526Special Topics3XXX
GED 528Pre-K-6 Curriculum, Assessment and Management4 W 
GED 529Personalized Learning3  TH
GED 530Literacy in Middle and Secondary Schools3X  
GED 534Literacy Assessment, Instruction, and Intervention in Reading3  M
GED 535Children's Literature: Author and Illustrator Study3X even years  
GED 547Middle and Secondary Curriculum and Assessment4 W 
GED 550Student Teaching Internship6 XX
GED 555Student Teaching Seminar3 TT
GED 558Educator as Researcher3XT 
GED 562Thesis Research3XXX
GED 565Computer-Assisted Language Learning (Cross listed with GSL 520)3OnlineOnlineOnline
GED 567Legal and Financial Management of Schools4  T
GED 572School Leadership3 T 
GED 580Approaches to Teaching3 Th 
GED 581Social/Emotional Development and Individual Differences3 T 
GED 595Launching and Developing the Writing Workshop in the Elementary Grades3  W even years
GED 596Digital Media: A Place-Based Approach3X  
GED 606Literacy Development and Instruction K-123 M 
GED 607Literacy Instruction for Struggling Adolescent Readers: Intervention and Instruction 3X odd years  
GED 612Math and Diversity3 X - start SU21M -last time FA20 
GED 613Mathematics in the Pre-K-6 Classroom3 TH 
GED 618From Assessment to Action: Using Data to Improve Schools3X  
GED 621Supervision, Evaluation & Teacher Development3  TH
GED 623Ceramics for Educators3  TBD
GED 624The Art of the Book3X even years  
GED 631Learning, Development, and Individual Differences3X  
GED 632Assessment of Students within General and Special Education3X  
GED 633Legal and Professional Issues in Special Education3X  
GED 635Middle Grades: Organizational Strand3  T
GED 635AMiddle Grades Summer Institute3X  
GED 640Language and Learning3 TH 
GED 641Teaching in an Inclusive Classroom Pre-K-123 T 
GED 643Multisensory Language-Based Literacy Instruction for Students with Disabilities, Pre-K-63X  
GED 649Arts: The Creative Process3  T odd years
GED 651Hands On! Learning in and through the Arts3 TH odd years 
GED 661Special Education Practicum 6  X
GED 662Special Education Seminar 3  W
GED 668Administration & Interpretation of Woodcock-Johnson IV 3  x
GED 669Oral Traditions & Literacy: Readers' Theater, Poetry Slams and Storytelling3 inquire 
GED 673Special Topics in Art Education1-3XXX
GED 674Multicultural Arts3 T even years 
GED 675Educator as Artist: Personalized Learning, Teaching,and Engaging in the Artistic Process 3X  
GED 678Heroes, Art & Social Justice: Aesthetic Perspectives3X odd years  
GED 684School and Community3X  
GED 686Independent Study1-6XXX
GED 687Directed Readings1-6XXX
GED 688ASchool Leadership Internship, Part I (summer), Part II (fall), Part III (spring) 6Xxx
GED 688DReading Specialist Practicum3 XX
GED 691Personalized Inquiry: Finding Your Why2  X
GED 693Integrating Art, Social Studies & Language Arts: Pre-K-63X even years  
GED 695Teaching Pre-K-6 Science and Engineering3 M 
GED 699Capstone Seminar3X TH