Scheduled Dates

4/9/2021   06:00 PM  09:00 PM
4/10/2021   08:00 AM  06:00 PM
4/11/2021   08:00 AM  06:00 PM
4/23/2021   06:00 PM  09:00 PM
4/24/2021   08:00 AM  06:00 PM
4/25/2021   08:00 AM  06:00 PM

Combating the Effects of Poverty in the Classroom

Dates: 4/9/2021 to 4/25/2021
Fr 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Sa 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Su 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

There will be no class held on
04/16, 04/17, 04/18
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Located in : Hilton Scranton PA, Waverly Room
Instructor: Brett Agostini

This course explores the nature of poverty and its effects on child development. It provides teachers with an understanding of poverty, but more importantly, it gives them the strategies and tools they need to create an educational framework to meet the needs of impoverished students.

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Additional Information

Spring face to face classes will be held on Zoom if there is resurgence in COVID-19.

Face masks are required on site. Social distancing and safety measures in accordance with CDC guidelines will be in place.

Course Tuition: $595.00

VERY IMPORTANT - Course Materials: Students are required to order their own textbook. Please see for information on ordering. Locate your course and you will see your textbook listed.

Carlow University will award you three (3) semester hours of graduate credit for successfully completing this course. You will receive a letter grade.

In order to receive credit from Carlow University, all participants must accurately complete all university registration forms and return them to TEI.  Grade reports can be requested from the TEI registrar’s office at the end of each semester. For university forms and instructions, please click here:

Course requirements include: Participation, reading assignments, written assignments, website assignments, projects and/or final exams;however, requirements may vary for each course.

* ACT 48 credit information can be found here.

*$50 Deposit is non-refundable. *Cancellations must be received two weeks prior to course start date to avoid a $50 cancellation fee (Not to be confused with the Deposit). *No refunds after the class start date. *Course fee must be paid in full 2 weeks prior to the start date to avoid a $20 late payment fee.