ADDSPED Course of Study

Special Education Added Endorsement (AddSPED)

Course of Study

Program of study

Course CR # Win Spr Sum
Year 1
SPED 514: Legal and Ethical Foundations of Special Education 3 x    
SPED 516: Classroom Assessment, Instruction, and Behavior Management (ELEM) 4 x    
SPED 537: Reading Assessment and Instruction (ELEM) 4   x  
SPED 509: Professional Practices Practicum Seminar 3   x  
SPED 530: Families and Advocacy 3     x
SPED 522: Comprehensive Individualized Assessment and Curriculum I 3     x
Year 2
SPED 532: Inclusive Practices 2 x    
SPED 512: Diagnostic Assessment 4 x    
SPED 522: Comprehensive Individualized Assessment and Curriculum II 3   x  
SPED 548: Positive Behavior Support in the Classroom 3   x  
SPED 526: IEP and Collaborative Teaming 4     x
SPED 509: Professional Practices Practicum Seminar 2 3     x

Course descriptions

For course descriptions, please consult the Bulletin or Class Schedule.


Licensure

Tests required prior to COE recommendation for candidate licensure or endorsement include:

  • Special Education Content Knowledge test (Required) - National Evaluation Series (NES) test offered through Oregon Educator Licensure Assessments (ORELA). The test for Special Education may be taken during or at the completion of the program, but must be taken prior to recommendation for licensure. Content will be taught during the program.
  • Elementary Content Knowledge test (Recommended) - National Evaluation Series (NES) elementary test offered through Oregon Educator Licensure Assessments (ORELA). The Special Education endorsement does not require this test for licensure, but this test will be required for Highly Qualified Status in Special Education if teaching content in Pre-Kindergarten through grade 8.

It is the teacher candidate’s responsibility to register for applicable tests and provide photocopies of test results to the Special Education Department.

General licensure questions? Contact Licensure directly.