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    CSU East Bay
   
 
  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 CSU East Bay Catalog

Preliminary Education Specialist Credential: Mild-Moderate Disabilities


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Department & Faculty Information  

Special Education Programs of Study


Faculty: Jacki L. Anderson and Ann T. Halvorsen (Co-coordinators, Moderate-Severe Disabilities); Linda Smetana (Coordinator, Mild-Moderate Disabilities)

The Special Education program prepares their graduates for careers in direct teaching and for leadership roles in Special Education. Programs are offered which lead to:

The programs’ emphasis is providing students with a wide range of practical methods for enhancing the lives of individuals with exceptional needs. To this end, coursework is taught by University faculty and successful practitioners in the field. The programs provide extensive supervised fieldwork in settings that are appropriate to each student’s professional goals.

Education Specialist Credential


Program Requirements:


To earn the Preliminary Education Specialist Credential all candidates must:

  1. hold a valid Multiple Subject or Single Subject Teaching Credential, or
  2. be enrolled in the joint Multiple Subject/Education Specialist (TED/SPED) program.

Pathway Options


The programs descibed below are not required for the Preliminary Education Specialist Credential. However, students may choose to enter one or both of these programs, which also offer a pathway to the Preliminary Education Specialist Credential.

Education Specialist Employed Teacher Internship Program


The Education Specialist Employed Teacher Internship program enables eligible candidates to earn the Preliminary Education Specialist Credential while teaching full or part-time.  Candidates for this program must be currently enrolled in the Credential program and have the approval of the Program Coordinator.

Candidates in the Internship program must complete all the required courses listed for the Preliminary Education Specialist Credential.  In addition, they must complete the following course:

  • EPSY 6770 - Internship Units: 2-6
  • Note: The number of units depends on the point-of-entry into the internship program. Education Specialist Credential candidates may take 6770 for a maximum of 12 units.

Concurrent Multiple Subject and Education Specialist Credentials (TED/SPED Program)


In this program, candidates earn both a Multiple Subject and Educational Speiclist Credential (either Mild-Moderate or Moderate-Severe).  This program is for candidates who want to earn both a multiple subject teaching credential and an Education Specialist Credential at the same time.  The requirements for the Multiple Subject Credential are listed under MSV standard pathway.  However, candidates only complete two of the three multiple subject student teaching placements.  The requirements for the Preliminary Education Specialist Credentials are listed above.  This is a two-year program, and the schedule of course offerings will vary with each entering cohort.

Course Descriptions


Use this link to see all Course Descriptions  available throughout this catalog.

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