|EDTU 573||Directed Teaching I: Moderate/Severe||
|EDUU 544||Student Teaching Seminar I||
|EDTU 593||Directed Teaching II: Moderate/Severe||
|EDUU 545||Student Teaching Seminar II||
Added Emphasis Education Specialist Credential, Moderate to Severe
This education specialist credential program is designed specifically for current California teachers who have already achieved their Preliminary Education Specialist mild/moderate credential and wish to further expand their expertise in the field by adding the moderate/severe credential.
In accordance with CTC standards, the moderate to severe program offers holders of a preliminary education specialist credential the opportunity to complete the moderate to severe preliminary specialty area program. You will learn advanced methods and strategies for teaching students with learning, developmental and behavior disabilities.
As an education specialist credential, moderate to severe online student, you will:
- Integrate skills and knowledge with multidisciplinary teams that include families/guardians/caregivers, community members and educational personnel.
- Demonstrate professional practices and attitudes that reflect the value of and knowledge about children and families from diverse backgrounds and experiences.
- Implement and promote evidence-based and multifaceted teaching methodologies and strategies to meet students’ individualized needs.
- Analyze, select and use formal and informal assessments that are appropriate for each child’s culture, language and unique learning needs.
- Incorporate assessment results for IEP/IFSP/ITP development, Response to Intervention (RTI), instruction and interventions.
- Implement positive behavior supports, social skills instruction and an environmental arrangement to support developmentally appropriate social and educational behaviors.
- Apply subject matter pedagogical skills in authentic settings.
Spring I (Jan 10, 2022)
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Applicants to the teaching credential program must complete the formal application process with all required documents, which include:
- Completed application
- Statement of Intent
- Three recommendation forms
- GPA options for admission GPA: Meet 1 of these 3
- Official transcripts showing a conferred Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
- Proof of a passing score on the CBEST or any CTC approved basic skills tests
The teaching credential program is only available to California residents
Applicants transferring from another institution's teaching credential program must supply a letter from that institution's Education Department attesting to the applicant's good standing in the program. The letter should be written on institutional letterhead by the Dean, department chair, director of teacher education, or someone in a similar position
Candidates interested in the following credentials: Education Specialist, single subject or multiple subject teaching credentials, must prove subject matter competency by providing evidence that they have registered for, taken or passed the appropriate subject matter examination (CSET) prior to admission to the program
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