UNCA offers training course for substitute teachers

From UNC Asheville News Services:

Effective Teacher Training, a series of classes recommended for those interested in substitute teaching, will be offered on four consecutive Saturdays beginning July 21, by the Asheville Graduate Center at UNC Asheville.

Effective Teacher Training is required for those substituting in the Buncombe County and Asheville City Schools. This course also qualifies for three continuing education credits for already certified teachers.

The four-session course will cover behavior management, developing teaching packets with suitable materials, age appropriate instruction strategies, effective strategies for students with learning disabilities, emergency procedures, legal issues and more.

Sessions will be held from 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m. Saturdays, July 21-August 11, at UNC Asheville. Cost is $95, plus textbook, for all four sessions. Participants completing the four sessions will receive a certificate of completion and will be eligible for three continuing education units.

For more information or to register, call the Asheville Graduate Center at 828/251-6099 or visit http://agc.unca.edu/substitute-teacher-training.


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