This course is meant as the first step in a three course preparation set for the Systems Security Certified Professional (SSCP) certification. The SSCP is a well-recognized credential which demonstrates proven technical knowledge and skills and is an ideal certification for entry-to-mid-level IT and security professionals. This course specifically covers the basics of the certification in addition to the two of the seven SSCP domains:
- Network and Communications Security
- Access Controls

  • Course develops the teacher candidate‚Äôs collaborative skills and effective communication practices in working with families, teachers and other stakeholders of 4th and 5th graders including those with learning disabilities.
  • Specific strategies to more effectively develop collaboration with regular classroom teachers and other school and community personnel are explored, as well as opportunities to practice elements of successful and effective team relationships through knowledge and comprehension of the positive aspects of the consultative mod
  • Specific strategies to more effectively develop family/professional-working partnerships to effectively work with students at the 4th and 5th grade levels.
  • Opportunities to practice elements of successful and effective team relationship building.
  • Student will study issues associated with the Individual Education Plan (IEP) team.
  • Student will have multiple opportunities to practice elements of successful and effective team relationship through knowledge and comprehension of the positive aspects of collaboration.
  • Student will demonstrate awareness of, and means to improve his/her own behavior on a team.
  • On successful completion of the course, participants will be able to know, apply, and on occasion, create principles and good practices surrounding 4th/5th grade environment for collaboration, consultation, and teamwork.

This course is designed to prepare the PreK-3 licensed teacher to successfully teach Math and Science to students in the fourth and fifth grades. Pedagogy directly linked to the nature and needs of the child in the fourth and fifth grades as related to mathematics and science will be discussed and practiced throughout the course. Attention will be given to the developmental needs of children in the fourth and fifth grades and how to align the study of mathematics and science to those needs. This course will build on the knowledge that the early childhood education teacher already has so that he or she can successfully serve students in the fourth and fifth grades. Best practices for teaching fourth and fifth grade Math and Science will be discussed, demonstrated, and practiced throughout the course.