Special Needs Endorsement (Pre-Kindergarten)

Parent Entity: 
Education and Human Services, College of » Teacher Education
Program Type: 
Endorsement
Degree Type: 
Endorsement

Program Description:

This endorsement is designed for the current teacher who wishes to add skills and knowledge regarding the young child with special needs.

Students seeking an endorsement in Pre-Kindergarten Special Needs must hold a current teaching license in Pre-Kindergarten, K-12 Intervention Specialist license, or an Early Childhood PK-3 license.  Students who do not have a current (expired) teaching credential must complete the renewal requirements for a license prior to the granting of the endorsement in Pre-Kindergarten Special Needs.

After successful completion of the program and passing the state board of education examination required for this endorsement, students may add the endorsement in Pre-Kindergarten Special Needs to their current credential. Please consult with a Teacher Licensure advisor in the college's Office of student Services for current information.

Admissions Requirements:

  • Current teaching license - limited to a pre-kindergarten certificate or special certificate for education of the handicapped or early childhood or intervention specialist license
  • AND
  • 2.5 Cumulative minimum undergraduate GPA

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