Johns Hopkins University, Hood College Offering Master’s Degrees Programs
Johns Hopkins University (JHU) is seeking candidates for the SET-IT (Special Education Teacher Immersion Training) two-year program that leads to a Master of Science in Education Degree and Generic Certification in Special Education, grades 1 through 12. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree and have a 3.0 GPA. Participants will work for MCPS as special education paraeducators during the day and take JHU courses in the evening (at the Columbia campus). Current MCPS paraeducators are encouraged to apply. MCPS tuition reimbursement will be available to qualified MCPS employees.
Dr. Laurie deBettencourt will hold face-to-face information sessions on the third Tuesday of every month through January. The sessions will be held from 4-5 p.m. in Room 202 at the JHU Columbia Campus 6740 Alexander Bell Dr., in Columbia. The next information session will be Tuesday, Jan. 16.
JHU will begin accepting applications for the next cohort (2018 summer start) now. The final deadline is February 1, 2018.
For more information, contact Dr. Laurie deBettencourt.
Hood College Offering Educational Leadership Programs
Hood College is offering Educational Leadership Programs with two tracks to completion—a 36-credit Master of Science in Educational Leadership, and an 18-credit Certification Preparation program for those who hold a master’s degree in a related education field. To be eligible for the programs, employees must have at least five years of teaching experience and be tenured in MCPS.
There will be three information sessions on these programs on Wednesday, Jan. 24—at 4:30, 5:15 or 6 p.m.—in the Pine Room in the Office of Human Resources and Development (OHRD), 45 W. Gude Dr. in Rockville. RSVP on PDO using course #86992. Participants need to only attend one of the sessions. The information shared at the January meeting will be the same as what was presented at the October and December sessions. The snow date is Wednesday, Jan. 31.