Early Interventionist Birth to Five Add-On


The chart below identifies requirements to be completed in order to add-on a certification level and/or a certification area within levels to an existing valid teaching certificate.

 

Early Interventionist Birth to Five Add-On

Requirements

 

  • For Individual holding a valid Early Childhood certificate (e.g.,PK-K,PK-3)

 

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

 

  • Upper Elementary or Middle Schoolcertificate (e.g., 4-8, 5-8, 6-8),

 

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

 

  • all-level K-12 certificate, or special education certificate

 

 

 

  1. Achieve passing score for PRAXIS PLT Early Childhood Education (0621/5621) and Elementary Education Content (0014/5014) and as of March 2013 take SPED: Early Intervention (0691) to replace SPED 0354)

  2. Eighteen (18) credit hours that pertain to infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. SPED 200/600, "Introduction to the Education of Individuals with Exceptionalities." is a prerequisite to all SPED courses.

    • Foundations in Early Childhood Education and Early Intervention ( SPED 682)
    • Understanding and Working with Families of Young Children (SPED 767)
    • Assessment in Early Intervention ( SPED 688)
    • Early Intervention Methods (SPED 683)
    • Teaming, Physical and Medical Management in Early Intervention ( SPED 689)
    • Communication and Literacy in Early Intervention (SPED 685)

  3. Nine (9) semester hours of reading coursework (EDUC 657, 677, 678)


NOTE: Add-on endorsement certifications not identified in this proposed policy will continue to follow requirements currently in place in Bulletin 746.

 

Endorsement (Add-on) Policy, October 2003 (Revised December 2003; September 2004; November 2004; October 2006)