Special Education/Add-on Endorsement

For candidates who currently possess a Washington State Teaching Certificate.

This program meets the requirements for an endorsement in special education in the state of Washington.

The Special Education add-on endorsement prepares teachers for working with students with disabilities from birth through age 21. The program focuses on the use of specially designed instruction in school settings.

A grade of ≥2.8 is required for each course in the Special Education/Add-on Endorsement.

Required Courses
SPED 360SPECIAL EDUCATION RESEARCH METHODS5
SPED 363INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION4
SPED 412INTRODUCTION TO EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIAL EDUCATION4
SPED 420PRINCIPLES OF BEHAVIOR FOR STUDENTS WITH EXCEPTIONAL NEEDS4
SPED 421CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT IN SPECIAL EDUCATION SETTINGS4
SPED 460SPECIAL EDUCATION METHODS4
SPED 461SPECIALLY DESIGNED INSTRUCTION FOR LANGUAGE ARTS4
SPED 462METHODS FOR TEACHING STUDENTS WITH AUTISM AND SEVERE DISABILITIES4
SPED 464SPECIALLY DESIGNED INSTRUCTION FOR MATH AND CONTENT AREAS4
SPED 470SPECIAL EDUCATION ASSESSMENT4
SPED 480INCLUSIONARY PRACTICES AND COLLABORATION4
SPED 488SPECIAL EDUCATION PRACTICUM (must be repeated)6
Total Credits51