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Certificate in Teaching Elementary School Mathematics

Applications to this Certificate have been suspended until further notice.

Designed for those involved in the mathematics education of K-8 students, this program provides experiences to deepen one’s understanding of mathematics concepts, with courses in number sense, spatial reasoning, and modeling and representation, as well as courses in culturally responsive pedagogy, inclusive education, and research in the field of mathematics education.

Certificate in Teaching Elementary School Mathematics(TESM)
Credit hours Required Courses
3.0 EMTH 200
3.0 EMTH 325
3.0 EMTH 326
3.0 EMTH 327
3.0 EMTH 335
3.0 EMTH 425
3.0 EMTH 426
3.0 Elective 1: [select one from: MATH 102, STAT 100 OR STAT 160, MATH 108, MATH 103 OR MATH 110, MATH 127, MATH 231, MATH 200-400 level]
3.0 Elective 2: [select one from: EMTH 217, EMTH 300, EDTC 300 (or EDTC 400), ECE 425, ECS 410, EPSY 300-400 level]
3.0 Elective 2: [select one from any course listed under elective 1 or elective 2]
30 credits Total
Note: If a student has credit for EDTC 300, then EDTC 400 may be taken. Taking both EDTC 300 and EDTC 400 as electives in this certificate program is not permitted

For full descriptions of the above courses, please refer to the Undergraduate Calendar.

Admission Requirements

Applicants to the TESM certificate program must have an approved Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) degree with a minimum 65.00% UGPA, or have successfully completed the pre-internship semester of their B.Ed. program.

Tentative Schedule of Required Courses: Most courses will be available in evening, weekend or online format. Elective courses may be taken at any time.

Certificate in Teaching Elementary School Mathematics Tentative Course Schedule 2019-2022

Certificate of Extended Studies

The Certificate of Extended Studies 30 credit hour program offers educators the opportunity to design and pursue studies specific to their needs.  It is intended for teachers who wish to fulfill or change career goals, seek mid-career advancement through upgrading and expanding their knowledge of a particular field, and for professionals who wish to develop their general educational background. 

Please book an appointment with an Advisor at the Student Services Office for additional information.

Certificate of Extended Studies in Early Childhood Education

This program offers teachers, educators, and those individuals who are employed in other helping professions, a holistic approach to professional learning and development in early childhood education. Course on approaches to play, trauma informed practice, the arts, expressive art therapies, early literacies, as well as supporting elective courses are all included in the program.

The structure is flexible. Although intended for teachers and early childhood educators who will to fulfill specific employment requirements, augment or expand their understanding of the field of early childhood, or seek career advancement through further studies, the certificate can be taken concurrently with a Bachelor of Education degree.

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Certificate of Extended Studies in Early Childhood Education Required Courses
Required Courses (Choose 5 courses from the list)
ECE 200
ECE 325
ECE 400
ECE 435
ECE 445
ECE 200-400 level
Approved Elective List A (Choose 3 courses from the list)
EAE 201
ECE 200-400 level
ECCU 200
ECCU 400
EDAN 301
EDRA 101
EFDN 306
EFDN 308
EFDN 309
ELIT 101
ELNG 200
ELNG 326
EMTH 325
EMTH 425
EMUS 320
EPSY 323
Approved Elective List A (Choose 1 course from the list)
EFDN 306
EFDN 308
EFDN 309
EPSY 200-499 level
JS 100
JS 280
KIN 120
KIN 180
PSYC 101
PSYC 102
PSYC 210
SOC 208
SOC 212
SOC 213
SW 100
WGST 200
Approved Elective List A (Choose 1 course from the list)
ART 100-400 level
CTCH 100-400 level
INA 100-400 level
MAP 100-400 level
MU 100-400 level
THEA 100-400 level
THAC 100-400 level
TOTAL: 30 credit hours

 

ECE Education Undergraduate Course Rotation

Spring/Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Winter 2020
ECE 325 May-June
ECE 445 July
ECE 200(day/evening and online)
ECE 498
ECE 200
ECE 325(day/evening/online)
ECE 400
ECE 435 + ECE 499(winter institute on Saturdays)
Spring/Summer 2020 Fall 2020 Winter 2021
ECE 425 & 445(Institute-July)
ECE 498 May-June(Saturday)
ECE 200(day/evening and online) ECE 200(evening)
ECE 325(day/evening/online)
ECE 400
ECE 435 + ECE 499(winter institute on Saturdays)
Spring/Summer 2021 Fall 2021 Winter 2022
ECE 400 July or August ECE 200(day/evening and online)
ECE 445
ECE 200(evening)
ECE 325(day/evening/online)
ECE 400
ECE 435 + ECE 499(winter institute on Saturdays)

Admission Requirements

Applicants to the ECE certificate program must have an approved Bachelor of Education (BEd) degree with a minimum 65.00% UGPA, or applicants may complete the certificate concurrent with their BEd program at the University of Regina.

 

Certificate for Internationally Educated Teachers

The Certificate for IETs honours and builds upon prior training, knowledge, and experiences; facilitates IETs to obtain teacher certification in Saskatchewan; and provides opportunities for IETs to be more successful in securing employment and workforce integration.

This certificate includes 4 courses currently offered in elementary and secondary and related field experiences in ECS 101, ECS 303 and EFLD 415.

Program Requirements:

Certificate for Internationally Educated Teachers
Credit hours Required Courses
3.0 ECS 101 Education for Justice: Knowledge, Schooling and Society
Or
ECS 102 Education for Justice: Self and Other
Or
Approved ED Elective
3.0 EPSY 400 Working with Difference and Diversity
3.0 ECCU 400 Treaties in the Classroom or Approved ED Elective
3.0 ECS 303 Curriculum and Pedagogy 2
6.0 EFLD 415 Practicum Component
18.0
Total: PGPA 65%

Admission Requirements

Saskatchewan Teacher’s Certificate Assessment letter from the Saskatchewan Professional Teachers Regulatory Board and Proficiency in English, according to the University of Regina Language Proficiency Regulations. Admission is available in all terms and will align with the University of Regina deadline dates.

Selection of Courses

Selection of courses is based on the following areas of need as identified by SPTRB, School Divisions, U of R Student Services and feedback from IETs:

  1. Organization & legal contexts of schooling; teacher professionalism in Canada and SK
  2. Learning theories & inclusive education in Saskatchewan
  3. Indigenization & Treaty Education
  4. Knowledge of curriculum, instruction, and assessment in Saskatchewan

Field Experiences

  1. One half-day a week for 8 weeks if registered in ECS 101, no field in ECS 102
  2. One full day a week for 8 weeks ECS 303
  3. One 6 week, 6 credit hour practicum/internship (EFLD415) in same classroom, wherever possible, as #2 placement.

 Special IET Scholarship: Faculty of Education Dean's Scholarship

Eligibility criteria:

  • Enrolled in the Faculty of Education as an Education Special student or in one of the Certificate programs offered in conjunction with the Faculty of Education
  • Is an Internationally Educated Teacher (IET) who has a Bachelor of Education or equivalent teaching degree from a country other than Canada
  • Does not currently meet the teacher certification requirements in Saskatchewan
  • Required to complete a minimum 9 credit hours to gain teacher certification in Saskatchewan as outlined in the letter from Saskatchewan Professional Teachers Regulatory Board
  • Registered and remains registered in a minimum of 3.0 credit hours in the semester the award is presented
  • Financial need will be considered
  • Selection based on UGPA
Additional information contact Education.Funding@uregina.ca or refer to https://www.uregina.ca/safa/awards/SAMS

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