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License Information

Graduates of this program will earn an add-on license in Cross-categorical Special Education (#801), with an emphasis in working with students who have:

  • Cognitive Disabilities (#810),
  • Specific Learning Disabilities (#811), or
  • Emotional Behavioral Disabilities (#830)

    In addition, graduates will be licensed to teach students within specific age ranges.  
         Middle Childhood-Early Adolescent (MC-EA) ages 6-12/13 or 
         Early Adolescent-Adolescent (EA-A) ages 10-21

    Department of Public Instruction Requirements: all individuals applying for a Cross-categorical Special Education license must meet each of the following criteria
  • a state issued teaching license
  • a passing score on the Wisconsin Foundations of Reading Test must be achieved by all educators
  • Applicants must apply for all educator licenses online at the Department of Public Instruction ELO website.

    Current graduate tuition
    $325 per credit beginning Fall 2014

    Apply to the Cross-Categorical Special Education Program: click on the "Apply Now" tab on the left of this page. All students, those seeking to earn a license and those who are taking courses for professional development, must complete the application on the "Apply Now" tab. The application must be completed by August 1, 2014.

    Register for Courses:  All students, those seeking to earn a license and those who are taking courses for professional development, must register for courses by completing and returning the Course Registration Form.  Once the form has been completed, please email or postal mail the form to Jeannette Armstrong at the address below.  This form must be returned by August 21, 2014.

    Course Registration Form:  click here to download the Course Registration Form (pdf)
    Course Schedule 2014-2015:  click here to download the Course Schedule (pdf)

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