Academic Catalog 2024-2025

Early Childhood Special Education Authorization

The Early Childhood Special Education Added Authorization (ECSE AA) is designed for credentialed Special Education teachers who are interested in teaching young children (birth to pre-kindergarten) with special needs. The ECSE AA allows the credential holder to conduct educational assessments and evaluate progress toward meeting the instructional goals of these children who are eligible for special education services across a continuum of service options.

Admission Requirements

  1. Possession of a valid Level I, Preliminary, Level II, Clear, or Life Special Education Teaching Credential.
  2. A 2.75-grade point average in the last 60 semester units of college work.
  3. Three professional references from supervisory individuals acquainted with the applicant's work with children.