This program is not accepting applications at this time.
The Preliminary Education Specialist Authorization Teaching Credential is designed to address both the education-specialist standards and the program-specific standards, including the teacher performance expectations and California standards for the teaching profession.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Integrate professional, legal, and ethical practices when instructing students with disabilities.
- Teach students who are diverse learners, including those who are English language learners.
- Communicate effective case management and collaborative practices with parents, professionals, and other stakeholders in order to facilitate access to the core curriculum for students with disabilities.
- Assess students using a variety of standardized and non-standardized assessments in order to make appropriate educational decisions for students with disabilities
- Develop evidence-based curriculum and instruction including the use of educational and assistive technology to provide access to the core standards for students with disabilities.
- Transition students between educational environments and programs into successful post-school experiences.
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