What continuing education classes does PDA offer?
The Continuing Education programs are designed for non-degree individuals
who wish to enhance their academic, linguistic and/or life skills. The courses
include American Sign Language for hearing students and Deaf foreigners;
G.E.D. Preparation; Basic English and Math Literacy Skills; recreational and
technological skills. PDA's Continuing Education Program also provides
specialized professional development workshops, develops instructional
contract services off-campus, and offers innovative courses upon request of
the Deaf community.
What are examples of the classes offered?
ENGLISH AND MATH LITERACY PROGRAM FOR DEAF ADULTS
G.E.D. Bridge to College for Deaf Adults Program INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION
Specific academic needs
Regents Exam Preparation
Preparation for ASLTA Provisional Certificate DRIVER'S (LEARNER'S PERMIT) EDUCATION CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN CONVERSATIONAL AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE
Introduction to American Sign Language (ASL)
Intensive Study in ASL (ISASL) Levels 1-4
ASL Fingerspelling, Numbers & Glossing Levels 1-2 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS ASL Studies for Professionals
I have taken and passed some of the Regents Competency Tests (RCT) but failed Global Studies and American History Tests. Can I take a class to prepare myself for these RCT tests?
Another component of the English literacy curriculum is Individual Instruction.
One-to-one instruction is offered to students with specific academic needs,
such as Regent's Competency and G.E.D. Exams preparation, citizenship, etc.
This instruction is provided to Deaf, Deaf-Blind, Hard-of-Hearing and
late-deafened adults to assist them in all their educational needs. Individual
Instruction meets for two hours and is available in different program lengths:
6 sessions, 12 sessions, and 18 sessions, which can be scheduled at any time
depending on the availability of a teacher to meet with a student.
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