The Teachers of Tomorrow Advancing Learning Program affords strong academic preparation and immersion in school cultures through working with children having diverse needs in educational and community settings. Teacher candidates will graduate with a thorough understanding of best practices through early field experiences, an internship semester, and student teaching.
The student who desires to be a special education teacher for mild interventions must remain in good standing in the Teacher Education Program and complete the program outlined below which satisfies the requirements for the bachelor of science degree or the bachelor of arts degree, provided the foreign language requirement is fulfilled. The Special Education Program at Indiana State University requires students to complete professional education along with the General Education and additional subject matter requirements for the elementary education major. Satisfactory completion of the program makes the individual eligible for the Initial Practitioner License in the state of Indiana provided the individual satisfies the test requirements. Upon completion of this program, the holder can be licensed for mild intervention special education at all grade levels and for the general classroom in elementary, primary, and intermediate school settings.
A minimum grade point average of 2.5 is required with no grade less than C. Also see the General Education and additional subject matter and professional education for the elementary education major. Special education courses are sequenced and specified to be taken as part of particular phases of the elementary program. The courses listed below are additions to the elementary education program. Students in this program must complete all requirements for the elementary education major along with these additional courses.