Join your peers in becoming a Digitability Fellow! 

Digitability is an award-winning edtech program that is preparing students for our tech-driven and highly social workplace. For the last six years, the Digitability model has been recognized as an innovative solution, and has been featured on MSNBC, CNET, NPR, TechCrunch and showcased at Silicon Valley's Social Innovation Summit.

Sign up for a unique training opportunity!

Digitability prepares students with a digital literacy skills portfolio and the social/emotional capacity to persevere in a tech-driven society. We are inviting pre-service teachers a unique opportunity to advance their qualifications and obtain a competitive edge in the employment landscape.

Digitability is offering a FREE professional development opportunity to highly motivated students working to complete their bachelor or master’s degree in general or special education, as well as behavior and therapeutic fields.

We are currently seeking candidates to participate in Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks, Chester and Delaware Counties. Digitability Fellows can expect to travel to assigned schools, 1-2 days each week for 1-2 hour sessions throughout the Fall Semester, with an opportunity to continue into the spring to obtain a Level 2 credential.

Earn up to $1000 as a Digitability Fieldwork Fellow

Digitability offers a stipend to support Fieldwork Fellows during their training. Fellows who participate one day a week for 12 weeks (6 hours) will earn a $500 stipend at the end of the fellowship cycle. Fellows who participate two days per week, for 12 weeks (12 hours) will earn a $1000 stipend at the end of the fellowship cycle.

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Participants who Complete this Field Work Assignment will earn:

Certificate for 30 Hours of Fieldwork & Digitability's Level 1 Training Certification

Free Professional Development throughout your teaching career

Opportunity to connect and network with schools and current educators

Participants will receive the following professional development and coaching during their field work:

Technology integration for Special Education and General Education

Effective Classroom Management Coaching

Developing Social and Emotional Capacity for Students

Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis

Evidence-based Practices such as Differentiation, Scaffolding, Task Attendance

Developing their aptitude to use new technology in the classroom

Data review and analysis to support student mastery

Understanding Progress Monitoring for Transition Planning

Effective Communication Strategies

Developing expressive and receptive language

Lesson Planning

Meet Your Field Work Supervisor, Catherine R. Chase, M.A., LDTC

 

Catherine Chase, M.A., L.D.T.C., is a Psycho-Educational Diagnostician & Learning Specialist and owner of Chase Psycho-Educational Services. Catherine is the first educator to receive a Fellowship in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, where she completed fellowship work at Children's Hospital of Boston. After earning her Master's of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction from The Catholic University of America, Catherine received diagnostic training from Tufts University. While attending The Harvard School of Education, Catherine developed an expertise in executive function and strategy intervention. With more than 30 years in the field of education, her subject matter expertise includes, psycho-educational assessment and diagnostics, executive functions, curriculum development and instruction, technology integration, strategy intervention, reading specialist, teacher trainer, Child Study Team consultant, strategic teaching, advocacy, and play therapy.

Colleges and institutions can contact michele@digitability.com

*Digitability will collaborate with colleges and institutions to provide academic credit to students this summer for their participation.

"As​​ ​​we​​ ​​lead​​ ​​our​​ ​​students​​ ​​into​​ ​​a​​ ​​technology-driven​​ ​​future,​ ​Digitability​​​ ​​moves​ ​students​ ​closer​​ ​​to​​ ​​their​​ ​​career​ ​and​​ ​​life​​ ​​goals.​ ​Digitability​​ ​not​​ ​​only​​ ​​teaches​​ ​​digital​​ ​​skills,​​ ​​but​​ ​​it​ ​also​​ ​​incorporates​​ ​​a​​ ​​positive​​ ​​classroom​​ ​​management​ ​behavior​​ ​​system​​ ​​based​​ ​​on​ ​financial​​ ​​literacy.​​ ​​Students​​ ​​learn​​ ​​about​​ ​​money,​​ ​​budgets​​ ​​and​​ ​purchases.​​ ​​It​​ ​​teaches​ ​language​ ​and​​ ​​concepts​​ ​​found​​ ​​in​​ ​​the​​ ​​workplace​​ ​​setting."

- Jane Cordero
Secondary​ ​Special​​ ​​Education​​ ​​Coordinator​ ​at​ ​Hill Freedman​ ​World​ ​Academy​

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