Mild/Moderate 1-5 Add-On

 The chart below identifies the requirements to Add-On Mild/Moderate Grades 1-5 certification to an existing valid teaching certificate.

Existing Certification Add-On Requirements
  • Early Childhood Certificate (e.g., PK-K, PK-3)


  • Elementary Certificate (e.g., 1-4, 1-5, 1-6, 1-8)


  • Early Interventionist Certificate

PRAXIS EXAMS:

EFFECTIVE 1/1/11

  • Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications.  #0543  or  #05543

 

COURSEWORK:

 

  • Assessment and Evaluation of Students with Disabilities (3 hours) (SPED 608)
  • Fundamentals of Instructional Technology (3 hours) (SPED 670)
  • Behavior Support and Intervention (3 hours) (SPED 612)
  • Collaborative Teaming (3 hours) (SPED 613)
  • Instructional Practices in Special Education (3 hours) (SPED 663)
  • Reading and Literacy (3 hours) (EDUC 657)
  • Upper Elementary or Middle School Certificate (e.g., 4-8, 5-8, 6-8)


  • Secondary Certificate (e.g., 6-12, 7-12, 9-12)


  • All-Level Special Education Certificate (Significant Disabilities, Visually Impaired or Hearing Impaired)


  • All-Level K-12 Certificate (art, dance, foreign language, health, physical education, health and physical education, and music)

PRAXIS EXAMS:

 

  • Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Aoolications  #0543 or #5543

and

  • Principles of Learning and Teaching (PLT): K-6
    and
  • Elementary Content Knowledge Exam (0014)

 

COURSEWORK:

 

  • Assessment and Evaluation of Students with Disabilities (3 hours) (SPED 608)
  • Fundamentals of Instructional Technology (3 hours) (SPED 670)
  • Behavior Support and Intervention (3 hours) (SPED 612)
  • Collaborative Teaming (3 hours) (SPED 613)
  • Instructional Practices in Special Education (3 hours) (SPED 663)
  • Reading and Literacy (3 hours) (EDUC 657)