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2019-2020 LSUA Catalog 
2019-2020 LSUA Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Significant Disabilities (Grades 1-12) Certification

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The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Significant Disabilities allows individuals who are already state-certified teachers to complete the coursework required for add-on certification in Significant Disabilities (Grades 1-12).

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Program completers know the subject matter they are to teach.
  2. Program completers will develop differentiated lessons that reflect learning-theory and research-based strategies.
  3. Program completers will apply the basic principles of teaching and learning.

Required Courses (21 Hours)

Graduation Requirements

  • A grade of “C” or higher in each required course
  • A GPA of 2.5 or higher for all required coursework
  • Have passed PRAXIS Exam 5545
  • Have completed a three credit-hour internship with students with significant disabilities or three years of successful teaching of students with significant disabilities.

Requirements for State Certification

  • Be certified to teach in the State of Louisiana
  • Have completed all Graduation Requirements for the PBC in Significiant Disabiltiies (Grades 1-12)

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