Education Technology Integrator

Master of Education

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NCATE and other professional organizations across the country have repeatedly emphasized the importance of technology in the classroom for both educators and students. As a result, the New Hampshire Department of Education has created standards for Education Technology Integrator certification.

The Education Technology Integrator K–12 Certification concentration prepares educators to use computers and related technologies to improve their ability to integrate technology into their curriculum and classroom, while simultaneously enhancing the educator’s professional growth and productivity. This concentration is designed around International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) basic competency standards in educational computing and technology literacy, as well as the competencies for New Hampshire certification for Technology Educator.

Students can choose from the following options for Education Technology Integrator:

  • MEd in Education Technology Integrator, non-certification
  • MEd in Education Technology Integrator, K-12 Certification
  • Education Technology Integrator, K-12 Certification Only
  • Curriculum Requirements
    Admission Requirements
    The Education Technology Integrator programs require the following materials to be submitted through our online application

    • 3.0 or better GPA in undergraduate coursework
    • Official transcripts from any/all college level work
    • Three professional recommendations
    • Current Resume
    • Statement of interest
    • NH Residency Verification form (NH residents only)
    • $75 application fee
    Admission Deadlines

    Students pursuing Education Technology Integrator programs can apply for admission to any of the upcoming semesters. Here are the deadlines for 2019-20:

    • Spring 2020 – December 1, 2019
    • Summer 2020 – April 15, 2020
    • Fall 2020 – August 1, 2020

    *We suggest submitting your documentation at least two weeks prior to the posted date to ensure your application is complete and can be reviewed by the deadline. 

    Fall Registration Open

    Spring 2020 Registration Opens October 28

    Did you know PSU allows you to take up to 12 credits of graduate coursework before applying to most programs? So whether you are admitted to a program or just want to try a class, you can get started today!

    Search for classes – the Office of the Registrar handles the course registration process – more information is available by visiting their website where you can check out the current course schedule by clicking on the “Browse and Register for Courses” option on the left side. Simply select the current term from the drop down menu which will then allow you to search for classes in a variety of ways.

    Register Online – Registration can be completed online through the myPlymouth portal if you are a current/active student or have been admitted to a graduate program. Be sure to have your user name, password, and the course number and title handy. At the end of the registration process you will be notified of your billing due date. Specific instructions for completing the online registration can be found on the Registrar’s website under the “How to Register” tab.

    New to PSU? If you are taking your first graduate class at PSU and have not been admitted to a graduate program, you will need to complete the paper registration form which can be found under the “Registration Forms” tab. Completed forms should be submitted directly to the Office of the Registrar via email to psu-registrar@plymouth.edu or faxed to 603-535-2724.

    Graduate Tuition Rates – Tuition for graduate coursework is calculated on a per credit rate based on residency status. Click here to see the current tuition costs.

    • Facilitate and inspire student learning and creativity by:  Use of knowledge of digital tools and technology applications to facilitate experiences that advance student learning, creativity and innovation in both face-to-face and virtual environments: Collaborate with other educators within the school and district to promote creative thinking and inventiveness using digital tools to engage students in real-world problem solving and learning:  Promote student reflection using collaborative tools to reveal and clarify students’ conceptual understanding:  Model collaborative knowledge construction to create more engaging learning experiences.
    • Design and develop digital age learning experiences and assessments by:  Design and implement digitally-based learning experiences with multiple and varied formative and summative assessments:  Manage digital portfolio processes and procedures as specified in Minimum Standards for School Approval, Ed 306.42, Information and Communication Technologies Programs:  Collaborate with other educators within the school and district to incorporate contemporary digital tools and resources to maximize content learning in context:  Model the use of adaptive technologies and other digital resources to personalize and differentiate learning activities for every student.
    • Model digital age work and learning by:  Manage and integrate all available and emerging digital tools within the school community:  Provide instruction in and promote the use of digital tools for teaching, collaboration and communication with students, parents, peers and community members:  Illustrate how state and national standards are implemented within the curriculum.
    • Promote and model digital citizenship and responsibility by:  Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of safe, ethical and legal practices related to digital information and technology, including, but not limited to respect for copyright and intellectual property and practices relating to the appropriate documentation of sources:  Provide instruction and modeling to the school community regarding digital etiquette and responsible social interactions related to the use of technology and information;  Promote and use digital tools and assistive technologies that provide equitable access for all school community members:  Facilitate access to digital-age resources which promote cross-cultural awareness and connections.
    • Engage in professional growth and leadership by:  Promote and demonstrate effective use of digital tools and resources:  Evaluate, adapt and reflect on emerging tools and trends by participating in local and global learning communities and by reviewing current research and professional literature:  Demonstrate the role of digital media literacies to best equip young people to succeed in a globally interconnected, multicultural world:  Participate in developing policies, procedures and budgets concerning digital resources:  Provide collaborative leadership to colleagues at all position levels.

    “How much will my graduate program cost?” and “How will I pay for it?” are two of the most common questions asked when considering continuing your education. Here is some basic information about tuition, financial aid, scholarships and Graduate Assistant opportunities. We encourage you to click the links on this page for additional information and resources.

    Graduate Tuition and Fees

    Tuition for graduate level courses is assessed on a per credit basis, and differs slightly for NH residents and non-residents. Please note, the per credit rate varies depending on the level of the program to which you are admitted.

    2019-20 ESTIMATED Rates for New Hampshire Residents

    Program Level Tuition Mandatory Fees Per Credit Total
    Master’s $535 $40 $575
    Certificates $535 $40 $575
    CAGS $565 $40 $605
    EdD $625 $40 $665

    2019-20 ESTIMATED Rates for Non-Residents

    Program Level Tuition Mandatory Fees Per Credit Total
    Master’s $760 $40 $800
    Certificates $630 $40 $670
    CAGS $670 $40 $710
    EdD $750 $40 $790

    More information is available through the Student Account Services Office.

    Financial Aid

    Graduate students are eligible for financial aid in the form of student loans only. You will need to complete the FAFSA at least 30 days prior to the start of the semester you wish to begin taking classes. International students are not eligible for federal financial aid – please review our international admission requirements to learn more.

    More information can be found on the Financial Aid webpages.

    Scholarships

    Each year, Plymouth State offers a limited number of merit-based scholarships to admitted graduate students. Selection criteria include academic and professional achievements, commitment to graduate study, and achievement or pursuit of personal or professional goals. Visit the PSU Scholarship Opportunities webpage for additional information.

    Graduate Assistant positions

    Graduate assistants are an important part of Plymouth State’s collaborative learning community. They work alongside faculty, staff, and students to help achieve the University’s goals, while gaining valuable experience as assistants, researchers, and teachers.

    Graduate Assistant positions are available on a limited basis to highly qualified graduate students who’ve been fully accepted into a graduate program at Plymouth State. Applications for assistantships should be returned to the Office of Academic Affairs by April 1 for the upcoming year.

    We would be happy to provide you with more information about our graduate programs – here are a few ways to learn more!

    INQUIREComplete a brief inquiry form and we will connect you with the program coordinator and provide you with additional information about the curriculum, admission requirements, faculty information, and more.

    VISIT We hold information sessions and campus visits throughout the year, or we can schedule an in-person advising appointment – come check out our beautiful campus in Plymouth, NH

    EMAIL Have a quick question about our wide array of graduate programs and certificates? Send us an email at forgrad@plymouth.edu

    CHATWe would be happy to chat with you – just submit a question to one of our admissions advisors.

    Want an answer right away? Give us a call – the Admissions Office is open Mon-Fri from 8:00am-4:30pm at 603-535-2237 or 800-FOR-GRAD.

    Graduate Admission Team – Whether you are just graduating with your bachelor’s degree or have been out of school for a while, we are here to help guide you through the application process, assist in getting you registered for your first semester of classes, and provide you with “next steps, information, and resources on campus.

    Program Coordinator/Advisor – Once you have been admitted into a graduate program, you will be assigned an academic advisor who will be your go-to person for class scheduling, program and/or curriculum questions, and academic guidance.

    Office of the Registrar – can assist with course registration, transcript requests and degree conferral information

    Student Account Services – please contact them with questions regarding your bill, employer reimbursement, or financial holds on your account.

    Financial Aid Office – is here to assist financial aid, student loans, or other financial related questions.

    CE Course Offerings 2019
    This course planning matrix shows a tentative schedule of when Education Technology Integrator classes will be offered. Please note this is subject to change.