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The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Bucks IU Board of School Directors will be held on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm.  Prior to the Board Meeting, there will be a Finance Committee Meeting at 6:30 PM. Per the Bucks IU Health and Safety plan in response to COVID-19, the meetings will be held virtually and are open to the public.

To join the meeting(s), please use the following information.  If you have not used Zoom before, you may need to follow the program instructions to download the application prior to being able to join the meeting(s).  You may also join the meeting(s) via audio conference only using the Call-in number and Webinar ID below:

Finance Committee Meeting
Zoom (online video and audio):
Passcode: 288365
Audio only conference:
Call-in: 312 626 6799 - Webinar ID: 924 6537 5818

Board Meeting
Zoom (online video and audio):
Passcode: bucksiu
Audio only conference:
Call-in: 312 626 6799 - Webinar ID: 933 5974 8686

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Endorsement and Certification Programs

Adults working together in the classroom.

In partnership with the Bucks IU, Wilson College is starting two new cohorts.  The courses being provided will offer a blended format of face-to-face meetings and online assignments every other week, and they satisfy all Instructional Level II and Act 48 requirements.   

  • Date: Classes begin the week of August 26, 2019 and run through December 13, 2019 
  • Time: Each cohort will determine day of the week and time
  • Place: Bucks County (Bucks IU facilities in Doylestown or Perkasie)
  • Cost: Tuition is $1500 per course
  • Credits: 3
  • Act 48 Credits: Register with your PPID number in the designated field and Wilson College will report your Act 48 hours when the course is completed/final grade posted

Please register early as all courses are tentatively scheduled pending adequate enrollment.  

Autism Spectrum Disorders Endorsement Program

As the number of people diagnosed with ASD continues to rise, demand for teachers and others with some training in the field is also growing. Whether for teachers or others working with people with autism, completing the autism endorsement curriculum will add to their skill set and give them an edge in employment opportunities.

SPE 535-IU22 – Characteristics and Etiology of Autism
For more information, please go to 
To register, please go to

This course will explore the characteristics of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) throughout their life span. Students will also explore key theories and scientific hypothesis regarding the etiology of ASD.  

English as a Second Language Certification Program

The English as a Second Language Certification Program is designed for individuals who hold a bachelor’s degree and are currently certified to teach in grades PK-12. The program is based on the premise that successful teachers will need an in-depth knowledge of pedagogy, a mastery of current theory and an understanding of research-based practices and technology to move from being good teachers to becoming great teachers. The main focus of the Wilson program is to hone teaching skills through research and classroom practices, thereby fostering teaching excellence and teacher leadership.

ESL-560-IU22 – Language and Culture
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To register, please go to

This course focuses on the interconnected relationship of language to culture, including exploring issues of cultural identity, acculturation and resistance, ethnocentrism, medial diffusion, and language study.

Questions or Assistance

Please contact the Wilson College Graduate Education Programs Office

Dr. Eric C. Michael, Director of Graduate Education Programs

Norma Snider, Administrative Assistant, Graduate Education Programs