Apr 13, 2021  
2015-2016 Van Loan Catalog 
    
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Special Needs and Applied Behavior Analysis, Moderate Disabilities: Professional Licensure (PreK-8, 5-12) (Master of Education)


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Overview
Please Note: These programs fulfill the educational requirements to sit for the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) examination.

Learning Outcomes
• Demonstrate skill in planning curriculum and instruction, delivering effective instruction, managing classroom climate, promoting equity and meeting professional standards
• Demonstrate ability to collect, analyze, synthesize, and apply measurement data
• Demonstrate knowledge of and approach to subject matter
• Demonstrate knowledge of typical child development and exceptionalities
• Demonstrate acquisition of the knowledge, principles and skills of Applied Behavior Analysis

Prerequisites
Candidates must hold the Initial License as a Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8, 5-12) and possess at least three years of employment in the role. In addition, candidates must be able to document that they have completed a one year induction program with a mentor plus 50 hours of mentored experience beyond their induction year.

Completion Requirements
To successfully exit from the Appropriate Master’s Degree program in partial fulfillment of eligibility requirements for Professional Licensure as a Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities and eligibility to take the BACB examination, students must successfully complete all of the required courses and, where relevant, the required fieldwork and comprehensive examination. 

Students seeking a BCBA credential must fulfill both the educational and experiential requirements identified by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) and must take and pass the qualifying examination administered by the BACB.

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