Initial Certification – Elementary Education K-6 with TSD Endorsement

Degree Offered: Initial Certification

Concentration: Initial Certification Elementary Education K-6 with Teacher of Students with Disabilities Endorsement

Campus Location

1600 Valley Road Building

Application Deadline:

Rolling Admissions

Program Description:

This initial dual licensure program is intended for college graduates who are not currently certified to teach in any area and who wish to earn certification in Elementary Education,
K-6 with an endorsement as Teacher of Students with Disabilities. This 46-credit program includes 34 credits of coursework, two practicums and a 10-credit full-time semester of student teaching. Upon completion of the program, teacher candidates will possess the knowledge, skills and dispositions to teach general education students K-6, and students with special needs.

Admission Requirements:

*If pre-requisite courses were not completed as part of B.A. degree, then they must be taken before Teaching Internship. 

Students must submit a passing score on the Praxis II Elementary Education Multiple Subjects Exam (test code 5031) at least one month prior to the start of student teaching.

Program Requirements:

Certificate: Initial Certification Elementary Education K-6
with TSD Endorsement46 Credits
Core Course (Pre-requisite to specialization courses) 3 Credits
SPC 5550 Educational Foundations in a Diverse Society 3
Specialization Courses (in alphabetical order):
CIEE 5120: Reading, Language Arts & Literature in Inclusive and Non-Inclusive Classrooms 3
SPC 5600 Understanding School-Based Assessment of Diverse Learners 3
SPC 5620 Standards-Based Instructional Management 3
SPC 5640 Managing Challenging Behaviors in Diverse Settings 3
SPC 5660 Assistive Tech in the Inclusion Classroom 3
SPC 5800 Collaboration with School, Home and Community 3
SPC 5820 The Universally Designed Inclusive Classroom 3
SPC 5700 Language, Literacy and Learning in a Diverse Society 3
CIEE 5130 Math Methods & Assessments (K-5) 3
Field Experiences:
CIEE 5170 Practicum / Seminar 1
SPC 5750 Practicum / Seminar 1
EDUC 5140 Post-Bac Teaching Internship/Seminar 10
Visit the Office of Field Experience (OFE) for information regarding field requirements:

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