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2016-2017 University Catalog 
2016-2017 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Special Education University Internship

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The department currently has a two-year internship program designed to offer support to teachers on the job in local school districts. Interns receive systematic support, guidance and feedback from both the participating school districts and from university faculty and staff.


  • Letter from school district providing starting date of employment for internship
  • Completion of Intern Credential application (pick up in the Credential Center, College Park 740)
  • Acceptance into the Special Education program, including completion of department prerequisite coursework (SPED 322 , SPED 371 , SPED 425 )
  • Intern program prerequisites (SPED 421  and SPED 400 /SPED 463 /SPED 464 )
  • Special program features include: (1) an emphasis on effective teaching strategies in reading and mathematics; and (2) specialized training in collaboration skills for the inclusive classroom including positive behavior supports, diversity awareness and curriculum modifications and adaptations for the inclusive classroom

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