Visual Impairment Endorsement - Characteristics and Psychology of Vision Impairment - Online SPED Cohort 8 (Course 1) (END19045)

Credits: 5 / Tuition: $400 / Non Middle Ga RESA Fee: $400.00 / No Show Fee: $0.00
Status: OPEN / Maximum Size: 25 / Current Applicants: 6
Instructor: Christina Davis
Date: 7/9/2018 thru 9/14/2018 Time: 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: - Online class, (Click for Driving Directions)
Registration Deadline: 6/27/2018

Course Description
Special Education Visual Impairment Endorsement Overview 

Course 1:  Characteristics and Psychology of Vision Impairment (Online) lays the foundation for learning effective communication, academic, and independence skills that will prepare visually impaired students to become self-respecting, contributing adults within their communities.

The VI Endorsement consists of seven, 5 PLU courses and is designed to prepare entry level, special education teachers to serve visually impaired students. 

Candidate admission to the MGRESA Endorsement Program requires the following:

  • Candidates must have at least one year of proven successful classroom experience as evidenced by one successful annual evaluation and a valid, level 4 or higher Induction, Professional, Advanced Professional, or Lead Professional teaching certificate, leadership certificate, service field certificate, or Life certificate is required for program admission. 
  • Candidate must have current Special Education Certification. 
  • Candidates must not be currently enrolled in a GATAPP program.
  • All candidates must have prior approval by the Professional Learning Coordinator in their system of employment.  All components for consideration for enrollment including the Candidate Application Form must be approved and return to Middle Georgia RESA prior to beginning the course of study. 
  • Candidates must register online below under Start an Application for the Class and follow the link below to print the endorsement application for system approval.  

      Endorsement Application 


Required texts: 

Holbrook, M. C., Kamei-Hannan, & McCarthy, T. (Eds.). (2017). Foundations of Education (3rd ed., Vols. 1 & 2). New York: AFB Press. ISBN: 978-0-89128-695-0 & ISBN: 978-0-89128-696-7

Class Notes

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Registration Policy:

Registration for courses must be received online prior to the registration deadline. Space is limited and is based on first come, first serve basis. Your registration status will remain pending until we receive the registration fee and approval from your system Professional Learning Coordinator. The registration fee must be submitted immediately. We currently accept credit cards (except American Express), cash, checks, or money orders.  If mailing your fee, please make payable to Middle Georgia RESA and send to:   

Middle Georgia RESA
Attn: Christina Pearson
80 Cohen Walker Drive, B-228
Warner Robins, GA  31088

For Substitute Teacher Training, we only accept cash or debit/credit cards (except American Express).

Registration Fees are posted for each course.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation for any course must be received prior to the registration deadline. Registration fees are refundable only if cancellation is received by the registration deadline. Any cancellations received after the deadline will not be accepted and fees will not be returned. If cancellation is not made and registrant does not attend the course, the status will be "No Show" and payment will still be required.