This course provides an opportunity to customize foundational English content in specific areas and will include developing a growth mindset.  Topics include developing the academic habits, learning strategies, social skills, and growth mindset necessary to be successful in college-level English.  Upon completion, students should be able to build a stronger foundation for success in their gateway level English courses by obtaining skills through a variety of instructional strategies with emphasis placed on the most essential prerequisite knowledge.

This course provides an opportunity to customize foundational math content in specific math areas and will include developing a growth mindset. Topics include developing the academic habits, learning strategies, social skills, and growth mindset necessary to be successful in mathematics. Upon completion, students should be able to build a stronger foundation for success in their gateway level math courses by obtaining skills through a variety of instructional strategies with emphasis placed on the most essential prerequisite knowledge.

This course is designed to provide teacher assistants and substitutes with principles and practices of effective teaching. Core topics will focus on skills for basic classroom management, childhood development, and instructional techniques.