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 24-credit hour mild intervention minor courses are eligible for an Indiana Exceptional Needs-Mild Intervention Teaching License.
One of the following: 3 Credits(Depending on course of study)
This program is only available to teacher candidates enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at IPFW. Teachers who have already earned a teaching license must complete our Graduate Certificate in Exceptional Needs-Mild program.
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