Sixth Year Planned Program – Connecticut Only

The Sixth Year Planned Program listed here is for Connecticut Educators Only. If you or your district are interested in a similar program, please contact us.

Overview:

The Sixth Year Planned Program accredited by Dominican University of California provides a platform for Connecticut educators to pursue professional study beyond the Master’s degree.  Connecticut teachers will navigate a path directed to professional learning that is beneficial to their current teaching assignment or to broaden their area of certification or specialization.  Participants must earn 30 credits in either the Sixth Year Planned program in Teacher Leadership or Technology Integration.

Prerequisites to the program includes:

  • Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university, or its equivalent.
  • Currently employed in an educational setting with access to colleagues and students.
  • Access to a computer (Most courses are accessed online.)

Application Process:

Applicants must submit the following:

  1. Complete the Student Application Form here. Within the student application form, you must complete the Statement of Purpose. The statement of purpose gives you an opportunity to describe your motivation and what you hope to accomplish throughout this unique professional learning experience.  The statement of purpose should be no longer than one page (500-1000 words) and must include:
  • Background information (number of years in education, current position),
  • A description of an educational experience that motivated you to learn more about teacher leadership or technology integration; and
  • How the Sixth Year Planned Program in Teacher Leadership or Technology Integration will support your professional goals.
  1. Send your unofficial transcript(s) and/or Statement of Purpose to:

Sixth Year Program Admissions
Dominican University of CA
3941 Park Drive, STE 20-349
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762

  1. Create a student account here
    Once your documents have been received and approved, you will receive a confirmation email to enroll in the Sixth Year Planned Program.

Tracks

The Sixth-Year planned program in Teacher Leadership is designed for the K-12 educator who has completed a Master’s Degree, demonstrates exemplary teaching, understands the demands of the teaching profession and has a desire to expand their skills as a leader. This 30 credit Sixth-Year planned program results in a Certificate in Teacher Leadership accredited by Dominican University of California. The self-paced courses provide the teacher leader candidate with professional learning opportunities to; investigate evidence-based strategies to maximize learning for all students, implement and reflect on the impact of the strategies and collaborate with colleagues to engage in job-embedded professional learning.


The Sixth-Year planned program in Technology Integration is designed for the K-12 educator who has completed a Master’s Degree, demonstrates exemplary teaching, and has a desire to enhance their technological skills as they design and implement the latest technology into course curriculum.  This 30 credit Sixth-Year planned program results in a Certificate in Technology Integration accredited by Dominican University of California. The self-paced courses provide the technology integration candidate with professional learning opportunities to; explore and integrate the latest technologies to create a student centered learning environment that engages all learners, and collaborate with colleagues to engage in job-embedded professional learning.


Administrative Fee:

An administrative fee of $65.00 will apply once students are accepted into the program.


The Sixth Year Planned Program listed here is for Connecticut Educators Only. If you or your district are interested in a similar program, please contact us.