Mild/Moderate 4-8 and 6-12 Add-On

Post Baccalaureate Certificate Eligible 

 

The chart below identifies the requirements to Add-On Mild/Moderate Grades 4-8 and 6-12 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

 

 

  • Effective 11/1/11: Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications (0543) or  (5543)


AND 

  • Effective 6/1-04: All candidates must pass a content area exam (Praxis II) appropriate to the certification level: 1-5,4-8, 6-12.

 

COURSEWORK:

 

  • Assessment and Evaluation of Students with Disabilities (3 hours) (SPED 608)
  • Fundamentals of Instructional Technology (3 hours) (SPED 670)
  • Self-Determination and Transition (3 hours) (SPED 603)
  • Behavior Support and Intervention (3 hours) (SPED 612)
  • Collaborative Teaming (3 hours) (SPED 613)
  • Instructional Practices in Special Education (3 hours) (SPED 663)
Upper Elementary or Middle School Certificate (e.g., 4-8, 5-8, 6-8)

 

  • Effective 11/1/11, Special Education: Core Content knowledge and Applications (0543 or 5543)

   AND

  • Effefctive 1/1/04, All candadates must pass a content area examination (Praxis II) appropriate to the certification area (1-5, 4-8, 6-12).

 

 COURSEWORK:

 

  • Assessment and Evaluation of Students with Disabilities (3 hours) (SPED 608)
  • Fundamentals of Instructional Technology (3 hours) (SPED 670)
  • Self-Determination and Transition (3 hours) (SPED 603)
  • Behavior Support and Intervention (3 hours) (SPED 612)
  • Collaborative Teaming (3 hours) (SPED 613)
  • Instructional Practices in Special Education (3 hours) (SPED 663)
  • 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)

 

  • Effective 11/1/11, Special Education: Core Content Knowledge and Applications (0543 or 5543)

AND

  • Effective 1/1/04, All candidates must pass a content area examination (Praxis II) appropriate to the certification area (1-5, 4-8, 6-12). 

 

 COURSEWORK:

 

  • Assessment and Evaluation of Students with Disabilities (3 hours) (SPED 608)
  • Fundamentals of Instructional Technology (3 hours) (SPED 670)
  • Self-Determination and Transition (3 hours) (SPED 603)
  • Behavior Support and Intervention (3 hours) (SPED 612)
  • Collaborative Teaming (3 hours) (SPED 613)
  • Instructional Practices in Special Education (3 hours) (SPED 663)