The goal of this course it to provide Texas Region 10 teachers with the necessary skill set to identify, diagnose, and meet the needs of at-risk students. The first half of the course focuses on establishing a definition of what it means to be at-risk, identifying the causes and manifestations of those risks, and empathizing with the needs of at-risk students. In the second half of the course, participants will explore a variety of classroom-, district-, and community-based strategies and programs for students at risk. Throughout the course, participants will also be asked to reflect on their prior experience with at-risk students and apply the concepts and skills they learn to improve current practices.
In the final project, participants will put the knowledge and skills gained throughout the course to use in order to create a holistic at-risk student plan. The student plan will demonstrate the participant’s knowledge of the various strategies explored throughout the course in order to effectively address the needs of a specific at-risk student.
As a result of this course, participants will:
Examine the factors and needs-deficiencies that put students at-risk.
Assess the impact of various risk factors on the at-risk student and the overall classroom environment.
Apply effective strategies for addressing the needs of at-risk students in their classrooms.
Explore a variety of district- and community-based programs designed to meet the needs of at-risk students.
Create a plan for the effective implementation of various classroom-, district-, and community-based strategies to address the unique needs of an at-risk student.
Enrollment is a two-step process:
To Register/Enroll in a Course:
Register with Region 10 ESC by going to Region 10 Education Service Center.
Once you have registered, Region 10 will email you a prepaid enrollment code to use to enroll at CE Credits Online.
CPE Credit: All courses are approved for CPE credit.
Upon Course Completion:
Obtaining Graduate-Level Professional Development Credits
We have partnered with regionally-accredited universities to provide graduate-level professional development credits for our courses.
Upon successful completion of your course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion for your records.
Select the university (see University Partners tab) from whom you want your credits--the university or universities that are providing credits for a specific course are listed in the drop down in each course description.
CE Credits Online will email you instructions on how to pay for the credits ($55/credit).
Upon completion of your course, CE Credits Online will forward all the required documentation to the University you selected.
The University partner will process your course completion and provide a transcript that includes the name of the course, course number, number of credits, and your grade.
You will receive directions on how to receive your transcript in email form, and you can also review the University Partners section of our website for more information.
You must check with your district to ensure the credits received will meet your specific requirements. We will not be held responsible if your school, district or state does not accept the credits issued.
Obtaining CPE Credits
Upon successful completion of your course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion for your records that will include the name of the course, the number of professional development hours completed and our CPE Provider number.
The Certificate of Completion is designed as a record that verifies that a professional development course was taken and passed.