ANY PERSON (regardless
of position or job status) applying for renewal of a Professional
Certificate must earn at least one (1) semester hour of college credit or the
equivalent twenty (20) in-service points in the instruction of students with
disabilities. The credit in the instruction of students with
disabilities will now be required as a part of the overall credit for any
renewal application received on or after July 1, 2014.
classrooms are about to come a dumping ground for children with disabilities as
the state phases out ESE classes but if the state thinks teachers will be ready
for our most profound or difficult children after one college credit
then they have another thing coming. I also wonder if regular education
teachers previously exempt from writing IEPs are now going to have to add them
to their already full plates.
teacher that has taken more than one college credit of professional development
to teach them and then don’t our regular education teachers already under
nearly unbearable pressure deserve a break?
after one college hour of learning. Why does the state think regular education
teachers can be successful with disabled children after doing the same?