Jun 20, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Mild Intervention Minor/Dual License


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Program: Minor
School of Education  
College of Professional Studies


Neff Hall 240 ~ 260-481-6861


Accreditation:

  • The Mild Intervention Minor program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (currently seeking reaccreditation via the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation [CAEP]) and nationally recognized as a high-quality program through the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC).  Because of these statuses, students who meet specified requirements are eligible for a Mild Intervention teaching license in the state of Indiana.  Indiana holds reciprocal licensing agreements with other states.

Declaring this Minor:

  • Declare this minor with the Program Director of the Special Education Program within the School of Education.

Program Requirements:

  • The catalog term for the minor will match that of your major degree.
  • You must earn a grade of C- or higher for all courses required in the minor.
  • You must be admitted to Block 1 or receive permission from the Special Education Program Director.

In addition to the major in elementary education, secondary education, or an all-grade program students can earn a minor in exceptional needs-mild. This minor qualifies a teacher to teach students who have Mild Intellectual Impairment, Moderate Intellectual Disability, Learning Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Emotional Disabilities.  Completers of the 21-credit hour mild intervention minor courses are eligible for an Indiana Exceptional Needs-Mild Intervention Teaching License.

Total Credits: 21


This program is only available to teacher candidates enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at Purdue University Fort Wayne.  Teachers who have already earned a teaching license must complete our Special Education Graduate Certificate in Mild Intervention.

Teacher candidates will receive an Exceptional Needs-Mild Intervention license in P-12.

Teacher candidates wishing to add a Mild Intervention teaching license to their license must complete all courses above and pass the Pearson Exam.

  • Exceptional Needs - Mild Intervention (P-12) test number 025
          (Addition to Early Childhood or Elementary)
  • Exceptional Needs- Mild Intervention (5-12) Tests numbers 025 and 064
           (Addition to Secondary and all grade programs)

Website for testing information and registration  www.in.nesinc.com 
 

Student Responsibility


You are responsible for satisfying the graduation requirements specified for your selected program. Thus, it is essential that you develop a thorough understanding of the required courses, academic policies, and procedures governing your academic career. All requests for exceptions to specific requirements must be made in writing and may be granted only by written approval from the appropriate chair or dean.

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