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Continuing Teacher Education

Faculty of Education

Guidance & Career Education Specialist

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Course Schedule
Session Dates Deadline Status
Spring 2020 Apr 13, 2020 - Jun 12, 2020 Apr 10, 2020 Open
Late Spring 2020 May 11, 2020 - Jul 03, 2020 Apr 24, 2020 Open
Summer 2020 Jun 29, 2020 - Aug 14, 2020 Jun 12, 2020 Open
Fall/Winter 2020 Nov 09, 2020 - Feb 12, 2021 Oct 23, 2020 Open
Fall 2020 Sep 28, 2020 - Dec 04, 2020 Sep 11, 2020 Open
Winter 2021 Jan 25, 2021 - Apr 09, 2021 Jan 08, 2021 Open
*Registration will remain open until 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the posted registration deadline date.
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Course Description

  • CONT613
  • CAN 685.00
  • Three-Part AQs
  • 6 credits
  • 125 hours
  • EN
  • Online

The Guidance and Career Education Specialist course examines the diverse roles of a guidance teacher/counsellor with particular emphasis on leadership. Candidates will learn about skills related to culturally sensitive counselling; new emerging technologies; support to classroom teachers on career education delivery; challenges related to ethics, mental health and marginalized students; networking; and leadership skills.

This course is suitable for all teachers but particularly for those desiring a leadership role within a school setting.

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Requirements

Application Requirements

1) OCT Membership showing completion of Part 2.

2) CONFIRMATION OF TEACHING EXPERIENCE FORM

Signed by a Supervisory Official* from your School Board confirming that you have two years (388 days) of teaching experience since becoming a certified teacher, one year (194 days) of which is in the subject area of this course.

*The Ontario College of Teachers defines "Supervisory Official" as the Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent of the school board for a teacher employed by a Board of Education. A principal or headmaster is not recognized in this capacity. For a teacher employed by a private school, the "supervisory official" is the Ministry of Education official (Education Officer) appointed to your school. For overseas experience the appropriate Supervisory Official is the person your Principal reports to.

**Please note that a new form is always required for a Part 3 (Specialist) course as experience is course/subject specific.

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Materials

Course Materials

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Accommodations

Accommodations

Applicants who require accommodations for a specific learning need (e.g., learning disability) within their AQ/ABQ course, should click here for further information and support.

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