Early Interventionist Birth to Five Add-On
Add-on certification must be added to a valid teaching certificate.
|Southeastern Course Number||Louisiana State Department Requirements|
|SPED 682||Foundations in Early Childhood Education and Early Intervention|
|SPED 680||Understanding and Working with Families of Young Children|
|SPED 688||Assessment in Early Intervention|
|SPED 683||Early Intervention Methods|
|SPED 689||Teaming, Physical and Medical Management in Early Intervention|
|SPED 685||Communication and Literacy in Early Intervention|
|Nine semester hours of reading*|
*Some reading coursework can be used from undergraduate teacher preparation coursework.
Additional Louisiana State Department of Education Certification Requirements:
- Passing score for the PRAXIS Practices of Learning and Teaching (PLT) Early Childhood exam
- Passing score for the PRAXIS SPED: Early Childhood
Upon completing all requirements, the teacher's district will send a Certification Update Packet and any other documents (e.g., transcripts) to the Louisiana State Department of Education to add the new area to the existing teaching certificate.