Endorsements

Special Education Endorsements

For currently licensed general/special education teachers, we have two endorsements within our special education program.

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Reading Intervention Endorsement

Program Description: The Reading Intervention endorsement is designed to provide evidenced-based training in how to teaching reading and literacy skills to currently licensed general or special education teachers. It is designed to be completed in three terms with all classes being offered in the late afternoon and evening (e.g., 4-6). Applicant’s prior licensure program and experiences will be reviewed to ensure the exact program completed meets TSPC expectations.

Term Course Day/Time Credits
Fall SPED 610 Assessment in SPED  Th 4:00-6:50 P.M. (PST)  3
  SPED 660 Design of Instruction   M/W 4:00-6:50 P.M. (PST) 4
Winter SPED 541 Intermediate Literacy for Diverse Learners M/W 4:00-5:50 P.M. (PST) 4
Spring SPED 542 Adolescent Literacy for Diverse Learners   M/W 4:00-5:50 P.M. (PST) 4
  SPED 609 Practicum - Reading   3

Special Education Endorsement

Program Description: The Special Education endorsement is designed to provide training in Special Education for currently licensed general education teachers that want to teach students with disabilities. It is designed to be completed in three terms with all classes being offered in the late afternoon and evening (e.g., 4-6). Applicant’s prior licensure program and experiences will be reviewed to ensure the exact program completed meets TSPC expectations as well as your level (i.e., elementary or middle/high school), but in general the courses are listed below.

Elementary School Focus – 27 Credits

Term Course Day/Time Credits
Fall SPED 536 Advanced Behavior Management  T 4:00-6:50 P.M. (PST)  3
  SPED 610 Assessment in SPED  Th 4:00-6:50 P.M. (PST) 3
Winter SPED 541 Intermediate Literacy for Diverse Learners M/W 4:00-5:50 P.M. (PST) 4
  SPED 543 Supporting Students with Low Incidence Disabilities T/Th 4:00-5:50 P.M. (PST) 4
  SPED 510 SPED Law ONLINE 3
Spring SPED 522 Special Education Math [HYBRID] T [ONLINE]/Th 4:00-5:50 P.M. (PST) 4
  SPED 588 Professional Practices M 6:00-8:50 P.M. (PST)  3
  SPED 609 Practicum - Endorsement   3

Middle/High School Focus - 27 Credits

Term Course Day/Time Credits
Fall SPED 536 Advanced Behavior Management T 4:00-6:50 P.M. (PST)  3
  SPED 610 Assessment in SPED Th 4:00-6:50 P.M. (PST) 3
Winter SPED 510 SPED Law ONLINE 3
  SPED 543 Supporting Students with Low Incidence Disabilities T/Th 4:00-5:50 P.M. (PST) 4
Spring SPED 522 Special Education Math [HYBRID] T [ONLINE]/Th 4:00-5:50 P.M. (PST) 4
  SPED 542 Adolescent Literacy for Diverse Learners M/W 4:00-5:50 P.M. (PST) 4
  SPED 588 Professional Practices M 6:00-8:50 P.M. (PST)  3
  SPED 609 Practicum - Endorsement   3