Effective Schools (18 Graduate Credits)

$262.50 on the 10th of each month for 12 months and a $50.00 tuition payment for the first month paid today

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Program Date:
March 4, 2019 – February 21, 2020
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Touro Campus
874 American Pacific Dr.
Henderson, NV 89014
The university charges $385 per graduate credit for degree seeking students. Advanced Studies programs save $3,780 on your tuition costs! To secure your seat and discount, click the SIGN UP NOW button to begin your application process.


First payment: July 10, 2019


Effective Schools (18 Graduate Credits)

Secure your seat and discount today! Click SIGN UP NOW above to start your application process.

• CTE is responsible to administer and collect the tuition payments for this program. Over 12 months, a credit/debit card payment of $262.50 will be collected on the 10th day of every month. The first payment will begin on March 10, 2019. There is a $50 payment plan set up fee at the time signing up.

Questions: Call CTE at 702-697-0006 opt. 5 or Email contactus@ctenow.com

Program Date: March 4, 2019 – February 21, 2020

Online applications must be submitted and received by Touro University Nevada no later than February 19, 2019.

Touro University Nevada

Touro University Nevada is a private Jewish institution that maintains a School of Education that is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and all licensure programs are approved by the Nevada State Department of Education.

Why Touro University Nevada (TUN) is the right choice for your Professional Growth Plan (PGP)?

• TUN is an approved Institution of Higher Education by the Nevada Department of Education (NV DOE) to be a teacher preparation program provider.

• 1 credit earned at TUN equates to 8 CUs. Thus, a 3-credit course = 24 Contact Units (CUs). A minimum of 225 CUs is needed for column movement.

• Non-approved Institutions of Higher Education earn 5 CUs per 1 semester credit. Therefore, a 3-credit course (non-approved) = 15 CUs

• Completion of this 18-graduate credit Certification = 144 CUs

This program is designed for the participants to see the whole school community through its individual parts. At the completion of this program the participants will have investigated and learned more about the subjects listed below and should be able to assist in the improvement of the educational environment of the school community.

Course CTAV 630 – Data, Data, Data Everywhere
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: March 4, 2019 – May 3, 2019

Participants will be exposed to the power of community, building integrity, closing the achievement gap, and the Eight Habits of the Heart as a driving force within school to ensure student success. Educational leaders will be exposed to strategies to ensure effective team building and will be introduced to the concept of R.A.I. – Respect, Affirmation and Inclusion as the three elements to welcome diversity and to benefit from its presence.

Course CTAV 631 – Powerful Coaching
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: May 6, 2019 – June 28, 2019

Participants will explore school-wide mentoring as a highly effective means to increase academic achievement and fill in gaps while students develop an attitude for success regardless of their cultural and socio-economical backgrounds. This course will help the participants understand and practice essential coaching skills to create continuous improvement in their classrooms.

Course CTAV 632 – Improving Instruction through Strategic Conversations with Teachers
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: July 8, 2019 – August 30, 2019

Participants will be given the dynamic information necessary to develop coaching/mentoring as a process, a relationship, and a powerful strategy for creating change in students, classrooms, and the school community. The participants will understand the role of the teacher/school and the skills necessary for successful coaching/mentoring and for successful change to happen.

Course CTAV 633 – Charlotte Danielson’s A Framework for Teaching
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: September 3, 2019 – October 25, 2019

Participants will understand why teaching is about multiple choices made daily while interacting with parents, students, and staff, and why it is important that the administration and teachers impart confidence towards their students and the school community. The participants will learn appropriate ways to shift behavior in order to reach their primary goal – teaching.

Course CTAV 636 – Building Academic Language
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: November 4, 2019 – December 24, 2019


Course CTAV 635 – Aiding Students with Learning Disabilities
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: January 2, 2020 – February 21, 2020

Participants will become familiar with general characteristics of various learning disorders along with effective models of service delivery. Unbiased testing, culturally sensitive behavioral expectations, and pre-referral intervention strategies are explored that may prevent unnecessary and inappropriate referrals to special education for culturally and linguistically diverse students.

Prerequisite: None
Please note that you are not required to pay the $50 application fee when applying for a certificate program. To bypass the payment portion of the application, simply indicate that you will pay by check. Admissions will know not to expect a check from you.
Transcripts are not required when applying for a certificate program.
Under the “Academic Plan” portion of the application, please make sure you indicate your school choice as Touro University Nevada, otherwise your application will not show up in our queue. When indicating which degree program you are applying for, make sure to choose the program for which you have signed up for with CTE. When choosing the term you are applying for, please indicate Spring 2018. You will be a non-degree seeking student.
Registration closes TBA.
Online applications must be submitted and received by Touro University Nevada no later than Feburary 19, 2019.