Alternative Special Education–Mild Intervention Certificate Program Overview
Butler’s Alternative Special Education-Mild Intervention Certificate program is a year-long, 18-credit hour post-baccalaureate licensure program aligned with the 2020 Council for Exceptional Children’s Initial K-12 Practice-Based Professional Preparation Standards for Special Educators. It is available as an initial licensure program or as a licensure add-on for educators. Courses are offered online with one full-day on-campus session in each semester.
Graduates of the program will be prepared for licensure in K-12 Special Education Mild Intervention. Our program is specifically for:
- Current educators looking to add Special Education–Mild Intervention to an existing license
- Special education teachers who are currently working on a temporary permit aand seeking initial licensure in Indiana
- Recent college graduates with degrees in Psychology, Sociology, Educational Studies, Child/Human Development, or Communication Sciences and Disorders wanting to transition into teaching
- Career changers, especially people working in professions related to special education who do not already have a special education teaching license such as instructional assistants, youth workers, and people who work in disability services
Why Butler University College of Education?
The Butler University College of Education prepares educators to create conditions for individuals to reach their full potential and for schools and communities to thrive. Our online programs are designed to provide the flexibility you need along with detailed instruction that prepares you to positively impact the students you teach and the schools and communities you serve.