K-12 Special Education Program Checkpoints

When to take:

Who? What? Register on Ursa
K-12 Special Education, undergraduates EDFE 110 Semester BEFORE EDSE 270
EDFE 120
Semester BEFORE Block I
EDFE 130 Semester BEFORE Student Teaching (Please see Special Education Office for forms)

Course Requirements:

You must register for the appropriate course in Ursa. There will be no class meetings.

  • Students will need to bring a complete packet of documents (checklist for each checkpoint course can be printed from links below) to the STE office, McKee 216; between 8:00am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Incomplete or incorrectly filled out packets will not be accepted. PLEASE do not leave your packets on the counter or under the door.  If there are incorrect or missing documents, the entire packet will be returned to the student.  If the completed packet isn’t received by the STE Office by the indicated due date, an unsatisfactory grade will be issued. 
  • STE office staff will check all documents for accuracy while students wait. Please allow 10-15 minutes to submit the documents.
  • Once the documents are submitted and are found to be in good order, the student will receive a passing grade. However, if an error is discovered later, the grade will be changed to unsatisfactory.

EDFE 110

EDFE 110 Initial PTEP Application (0)

Deadlines:

  • Fall: October 1
  • Spring: March 1
  • Summer: June 15
  1. Application Checklist, completed and signed by the student.
  2. Fingerprint card, signed by you and a police officer, with a money order for EXACTLY $39.50 payable to Colorado Bureau of Investigations. See fingerprint fair times. (The Fingerprint Fair is not available summer semester.) You may also complete the fingerprint card at your local police department; call them first for hours.You must use fingerprint cards provided by STE. Pick up cards in McKee 216.* If you already have fingerprints on file with CDE, print off and include the verification page. Read the Criminal Background Policy.
  3. Oath and Consent Form, signed by student
  4. Major content approval form, signed by Major Program Coordinator
  5. Education Requirements Candidate Acknowledgement signed by student.

EDFE 120

EDFE 120 Initial PTEP Application (0)

Deadlines:

  • Fall: October 1
  • Spring: March 1
  • Summer: June 15
  1. Application Checklist, completed and signed by the student.
  2. Proof of written proficiency (unofficial transcript)
  3. Proof of registration for PLACEor Praxis II Subject Assessments tests, OR signed Affidavit *NOTE: It is critical that you PRINT your test scores as soon as you receive them.  They are only available from the online test site for 45 days & you will be charged an additional fee to get them after that.  YOU WILL NEED TO PROVIDE PROOF OF PASSING YOUR TEST FOR YOUR NEXT CHECKPOINT!
  4. Major content approval form, signed by Major Program Coordinator

EDFE 130

*NOTE: Student Teaching Placement for Special Education students is completed by the Sepcial Education Office. Please contact the Special Education Office regarding forms needed and deadlines.

 

 

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