Specific Requirements (2012-13 catalog)
Course sequence (15-18 credits):
Professional Induction Planning and Assessment
(This course must initially be completed prior to enrolling in any other Level II courses and while the candidate is teaching at least half time in a special education classroom)
||Advanced Positive Behavioral Supports
||Professional Induction Planning and Assessment
|Total credits (not including prerequisites)
The Level II Professional Credential program consists of 15 credits of coursework, 9 of which must be taken at Brandman University to establish residency. Transfer credits and waived credits do not count toward residency. In addition, the program includes completion of the candidate's personal goals and objectives as outlined in the Professional Induction Plan. Both the Professional Induction Plan and Expertise Plan are developed in EDUU 687 (3 credits). This course must be successfully completed before any other Level II courses in the credential program can be taken. To be eligible to enroll in EDUU 687, the candidate must be teaching in a special education classroom at least half time. In EDUU 688, the capstone course for the program, students must demonstrate that they have successfully met the goals described in the Professional Induction Plan. EDUU 688 may only be taken when all of the other Level II Professional Credential Program courses have been satisfactorily completed.
The Level II Education Specialist Professional Credential, 1997 CTC Standards is available only to candidates who completed an Education Specialist, Level I, Mild/Moderate and/or Moderate/Severe Credential Program written to CTC Standards, 1997. The program will be phased out according to CTC timelines. Candidates who would like additional information may contact the Teacher Accreditation Department.