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2008-2009 Graduate Bulletin 
2008-2009 Graduate Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

Special Education Endorsement

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The College of Education offers courses leading to endorsements in Early Childhood/Special Education, Middle School, Pre-Kindergarten, Special Education, Math Specialist, and Science Specialist. Check with graduate studies coordinators for specific course requirements. Endorsements are not recorded on the students’ transcript. Students must apply to the South Dakota Department of Education in Pierre to add a certificate endorsement.

Requirements are as follows:

  1. Teacher certification and three years of general classroom teaching experience, or special education certification and one year of special education teaching experience;
  2. The passage of the state special education teacher licensing examination; and
  3. A minimum of a three semester-hour special education practicum under the supervision of a certified special education teacher and university supervisor at each level of endorsement.

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