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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Special Education High Incidence Inclusion (K-12) Endorsable Minor

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This endorsable minor is designed for students in the Teacher Preparation Program wishing to add a special education endorsement. This minor has a high incidence focus (kindergarten through 12th grade) and is designed to provide the knowledge base needed to support an inclusive or cotaught elementary, middle school, or high school classroom.

Admission Requirements
Full admittance to the Teacher Preparation Program.

Graduation Requirements
Completion of all coursework and field experience hours with a gpa of 3.0 or higher.

Program Requirements
Must maintain a gpa of 3.0 or higher.

Program Learner Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students/beginning special education professionals will be able to:

  • Understand how exceptionalities may interact with development and learning and use this knowledge to provide meaningful and challenging learning experiences for individuals with exceptionalities.
  • Create safe, inclusive, culturally responsive learning environments so that individuals with exceptionalities become active and effective learners and develop emotional well- being, positive social interactions, and self-determination.
  • Use knowledge of general and specialized curricula to individualize learning for individuals with exceptionalities.
  • Use multiple methods of assessment and data sources in making educational decisions.
  • Select, adapt, and use a repertoire of evidence-based instructional strategies to advance learning of individuals with exceptionalities.
  • Use foundational knowledge of the field and their professional ethical principles and practice standards to inform special education practice, to engage in lifelong learning, and to advance the profession.
  • Collaborate with families, other educators, related service providers, individuals with exceptionalities, and personnel from community agencies in culturally responsive ways to address the needs of individuals with exceptionalities across a range of learning experiences.

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