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Preliminary Education Specialist Credential in
Early Childhood Special Education

New - The ECSE program at San Francisco State University has been awarded a 5-year grant (2014-2018) from the Department of Education called CIRCLE (Careers and Inclusive Resources related to Children's Learning in the Early Years), consult the program website below for more information.

> Please visit the ECSE Program website

Category I: Common Core Requirements

SPED 788 Law, Ethics, Collaboration, Technology & Instructional Planning
3
SPED 801 Development, Diversity and English-Language Learners
3
Health Ed. Elementary School Health (e.g. H ED 630 or similar course on advisement).
3

Category II: Early Childhood Special Education Methods Cluster

SPED 777 Development and Learning of Young Children with Special Needs

3

SPED 779 Family Systems and Services
3
SPED 737 Infant Intervention
3
SPED 738 Preschool Intervention
3
SPED 780 Assessment and Program Evaluation in ECSE
3
SPED 747
Physical Disabilities-Implications & Management P
3
SPED 774 Positive Behavior Supports
3
SPED 825 Behavior and Instructional Supports: Autism
3
or, (SPED 794) (Communications, Socialization and Imagination: Autism)
(3)
SPED 885 Topics in Early Childhood Special Education
3
   
Category III: Student Teaching
Infant Toddler
SPED 729 Student Teaching Workshop - ECSE
1
SPED 730 Student Teaching in Special Education
3 or 9
 
Preschool
SPED 729 Student Teaching Workshop - ECSE
1
SPED 730 Student Teaching in Special Education
3 or 9
 

TOTAL UNITS:

44-56
Additional requirement for Preliminary Education Specialist Credential:

CPR (online course not acceptable) - must cover infant, child and adult CPR (for more information see:
U.S. Constitution Requirement: A course or examination covering the provisions and principles of the United States (US) Constitution is required for many teaching and services credentials




PROGRAM ADVISORS

Summer Hsia, Ph.D
Associate Professor
BH 148
(415) 338-2502
summerh@sfsu.edu

**For Academic Advising**

Amber Friesen, Ph.D
Assistant Professor
BH 203
(415) 338-7654
afriesen@sfsu.edu

**For Academic Advising**

Marci J. Hanson, Ph.D.
Professor
BH 275
(415) 338-6353
mjhanson@sfsu.edu

(On leave AY 2012 -2013, Interim Chair)


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