Getting Credits and Moving up Reclassification is Easy..
LoVerde Group is currently offering 2 classes to help you earn toward your TESOL (Sheltered Instruction) requirement. These courses also count toward your reclassification. Each course is worth 3 credits.
Inclusion Strategies for ESL Students in Your Classroom EDNU 9031
Strategies for Supporting and Engaging Parents of ESL Students EDEU 9018
You must get Principal approval for any class you take. All of our classes are written to address specific parts of the District’s Strategic Plan. When you go for Principal approval you can share with them what objectives the class is addressing. Click the button to see what objectives each class addresses. This also means the portfolios submitted to the LoVerde Group WILL NOT have to be resubmitted to the DOE’s PDE3 office for further evaluation and assessment. Participants will receive credit through UMASS Global.
This course earns credit toward TESOL requirement by Hawaii DOE
"Taking Joe Loverde's classes has provided me with a lot of knowledge that is practical and useful in the classroom. Joe's experience and knowledge of education uplifts teacher to make real changes in their classrooms. His positive vibe and enthusiasm during his PD courses keeps everyone motivated and wantingto learn more to support themselves as well as their students. He inspires teachers to be reflective on their teaching practices and provides strategies that will make a positive change for the teacher to support learning and student success."
Brandman University was recently acquired by the University of Massachusetts and branded as University of Massachusetts Global. It still carries its same accreditation Senior College and University Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WSCUC), which is the same accreditation as The University of Hawaii Mānoa. The Loverde Group has been in contact with the Hawaii DOE and has been reassured that classes obtained through UMASS Global meets the criteria for reclassification.