Mild/Moderate 1-5 Add-On

 

Post Baccalaureate Certificate Eligible
 

The chart below identifies the requirements to Add-On Mild/Moderate Grades 1-5 certification to an existing valid teaching certificate.  Students who complete this add-on certification are eligible to receive a Post Baccalaureate 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)


Students who complete all 18 semester hours listed above along with completion of the associated required Praxis examinations may receive the Post Baccalaureate Certificate plus add-on certification. Please contact the Assistant Dean of the College of Education who must fill out the proper form and submit it to the Louisiana Department of Education and the Louisiana Board of Regents. You may contact the Assistant Dean's Office at 985-549-2311 for additional information.