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Undergraduate Programs

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction has as its major function the professional preparation of licensed teachers at the early childhood, middle and secondary levels.  The programs lead to the Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Education degree.   To meet and carry out these functions, the department offers a strong Teacher Education Preparation Program recognized by the Arkansas Department of Education, the Arkansas Department of Higher Education and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), now its called CAEP. Additionally the department offers a non-licensure degree program in Rehabilitation Studies.  Programs are being revised due to Arkansas Department of Education Teacher Licenses.

Teacher Licenses have changed.  Elementary Education, K-6 grades, is up and operational.  This is our most popular teacher education program.  Special Education as an undergraduate program is active since Fall 2015.  Middle Childhood Education, Grades 4-8, will allow an individual to choose two areas of concentrations from Language Arts, Social Studies, Math, and Science.
 Secondary Education programs are within the specialty areas such as Math or Biology. 

Programs:

Rehabilitative Services   Art Education.docx
K-6 Elementary Education 2018.xlsx    Human Sciences Education Curriculum Revised (120 Hours) Final- 1-31-12.docx
Middle Level degree plan.xls   music education.pdf
Special Education degree plan.xls    Business Technology Education Degree Plan 03 01 2016.pdf
Degree Plan UNDERGRAD--Chemistry_Teaching-11.10.2015.doc   English Eduvcation.xls
MATH EDUC - degreepaln_updated2.doc   Social Studies Education.xls
Science Educ Life science Teaching-3.22.2010.doc

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Graduate Programs

The mission of the School of Education Graduate Programs is to offer advanced programs in professional education that lead to improved classroom instruction and prepares responsible, productive citizens, and prospective change agents in the field of education with the knowledge, skills and disposition that will enable them to meet the educational challenges of an ever-changing educational field.  Find out about admission requirements and application process. Learn more
Function
The major function of the School of Education Graduate Programs is the advanced preparation of teachers for the improvement of classroom instruction in preschool through high school.
The four areas of preparation include the following:

Master of Education in Elementary Education
Master of Education in Secondary Education (Four Specialties)     

 •        English Education
 •        Mathematics Education
 •        Science Education
 •        Social Studies Education
  Master of Arts in Teaching (Four Specialties)
 •        Board Range 
 •        Elementary Level Education
 •        Middle-Level Education
 •        Secondary Level Education

The School of Education Graduate Programs is one of the three graduate programs in the Division of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education.

Dr. Bruce McGowan Ms. Kaidra Dockett Dr. Adrienne Robinson

Interim Graduate Coordinator Administrative Specialist II Associate Professor/Rehabilitation Coordinator
Graduate Programs Graduate Programs Graduate Programs
(870) 575-8248 (870) 575-8058 (870) 575-8242
mcgowanb@uapb.edu dockettk@uapb.edu robinsonam@uapb.edu

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Faculty and Staff

 Faculty  Faculty  Staff
Dr. Vera Lang-Brown
        Chair, Associate Professor
langbrownv@uapb.edu
    (870) 575-8275        

Dr. Glenda Kennedy

       Professor           
kennedyg@uapb.edu
(870) 575-8247
 

 Ms. Mitzy Allen
 Administrative Support Supervisor
allenm@uapb.edu
  (870) 575-8110
Dr. Bettye Wright
  Associate Professor 
wrightb@uapb.edu
 (870) 575-8244
Mrs.Wille Mae Hobbs
Coordinator of Field Experience/Director of Student Teaching/Licensure Officer
  nesbyw@uapb.edu
(870)-575-8742
Dr. Wanda Newell
Interim Dean
newellw@uapb.edu
(870) 575-8057

Mrs. Andreyetta Dennis
Instructor
dennisa@uapb.edu
(870) 575-7010



Dr. Adrienne Robinson
Associate Professor
robinsonam@uapb.edu
(870) 575-8242

 

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Courses & Books

Course Descriptions for the Curriculum and Instruction Courses

Rehabilitative Services

Text Book Companies

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UAPB Rehabilitation Services Program

MISSION STATEMENT

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction Rehabilitation Services program’s mission is to prepare students to provide quality vocational rehabilitation and counseling services to persons with disabilities. The academic program consists of a CORE modeled Undergraduate Rehabilitation Services Program.

Rehabilitation Services Courses.docx
Rehabilitation Servicesdegree plan2019-2020.pdf

APPLY FOR ADMISSION

http://www.uapb.edu/admissions.aspx


THE PROFESSION OF REHABILITATION AND DISABILITY STUDIES

The rehabilitation counselor assesses the types of services and then coordinates services for people with disabilities during the entire rehabilitation process. Vocational rehabilitation counselors meet with the client to determine the primary cause for the client’s inability to work. After determining the impediment to employment how it is affecting the individual’s capacity for work, the counselor works with the client toward achieving a successful outcome



SCOPE OF PRACTICE STATEMENT

Rehabilitation counseling is a systematic process which assists persons with physical, mental, developmental, cognitive, and emotional disabilities to achieve their personal, career, and independent living goals in the most integrated setting possible through the application of the counseling process. The counseling process involves communication, goal setting, and beneficial growth or change through self-advocacy, psychological, vocational, social, and behavioral interventions.


Reference: https://www.crccertification.com/scope-of-practice



RESOURCES

COMMISSION ON REHABILITATION COUNSELOR CERTIFICATION (CRCC)

crccertification.com  (copy and paste to browser)

AMERICAN REHABILITATION COUNSELING ASSOCIATION (ARCA)

http://www.arcaweb.org/

EXPLORE HEEALTH CAREERS

https://explorehealthcareers.org/career/mental-health/rehabilitation-counselor/




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