Certified Teachers Seeking Initial Special Education Endorsement-Learning Disabilities or Emotionally Impaired/Behaviorally Disordered

An endorsement in Learning Disabilities or Emotionally Impaired/ Behaviorally Disordered may be obtained by individuals holding a valid teaching certificate.  

Completion of the following approved program for the respective area of endorsement desired is required. Transferable university course credit may be accepted where applicable. The following 39 credit hours of either respective program must be completed to receive each specific endorsement.

Endorsement: Learning Disabilities

EDU 5130 Principles of Learning, Development & Adjustment 3 credits
EDU 5260 Collaboration & Consultation in Education 3 credits
EDU 6000 Computer Uses in Education 3 credits
EDU 6310 School & Classroom Management 3 credits
SED 5120 Special Education in the Secondary Schools 3 credits
SED 5600 Exceptional Persons 3 credits
SED 5630 Identification & Assessment in Special Education 3 credits
SED 5670 Strategies for Teaching Mathematics
& Language Arts to the Learning Disabled
3 credits
SED 5710 Learning Disabilities 3 credits
SED 5760 Educating the Learning Disabled 3 credits
SED 5850 Response to Intervention 3 credits
SED 6600 Student Teaching in Special Education: Learning Disabilities 6 credits

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Total: 39 credits

Endorsement: Emotionally Impaired/Behaviorally Disordered

EDU 5130 Principles of Learning. Development & Adjustment 3 credits
EDU 5260 Collaboration & Consultation in Education 3 credits
EDU 6000 Computer Uses in Education 3 credits
EDU 6310 School & Classroom Management 3 credits
SED 5120 Special Education in the Secondary Schools 3 credits
SED 5600 Exceptional Persons 3 credits
SED 5630 Identification & Assessment in Special Education 3 credits
SED 5810 The Emotionally Impaired/Behaviorally Disordered 3 credits
SED 5820 Educating Severely EI/BD & Autistic Students 3 credits
SED 5830 Educating the EI/BD 3 credits
SED 5850 Response to Intervention 3 credits
SED 6601 Student Teaching in Special Education: EI/BD 6 credits
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Total: 39 credits

Contact

Kim Dale, Administrative Assistant
Reno Hall, Room 247
313-578-0401
dalekm@udmercy.edu