Related Education Credentialed Services/ Special Education Teacher

A Special Education Teacher is an educator who specializes in teaching children with physical, mental, emotional, and learning disabilities. They develop tailored teaching plans, collaborate with parents and support staff, and assess students’ progress to help them achieve important learning milestones.

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Mild To Moderate Teacher

A mild-to-moderate special education teacher is an educator who specializes in teaching children with physical, mental, emotional, and learning disabilities. They develop tailored teaching plans, collaborate with parents and support staff, and assess students’ progress to help them achieve important learning milestones. Mild to moderate teachers provide instruction and related services to students with mild to moderate disabilities who require support to address their unique learning needs. They are responsible for monitoring and evaluating student progress and behavior; researching, obtaining, and providing instructional materials for special education services; and serving as an informational resource for students and parents.

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Moderate to Severe Teacher

A moderate-to severe teacher is an educator who specializes in teaching children with physical, mental, emotional, and learning disabilities. They provide direct instruction in a self-contained setting and/or collaborative services in general education settings, ensuring that students receive core, alternative core, and functional academics as well as social skills according to individualized needs. They ensure that support services, accommodations, and modifications as specified on individual IEPs are being implemented. The teacher also consults with school staff to provide mainstreaming opportunities to the maximum extent possible for students. They provide intensive instruction and services to pupils when the nature or severity of their disability precludes full participation in the regular education program, as specified in an IEP.

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Early Childhood Special Education

Early Childhood Special Education teachers are specialists who work with young children (aged 3-5) who are specially gifted, who need specially designed instruction or related services, and whose existing ability causes the children to be unable to participate in developmentally appropriate activities. They teach academic, social, and life skills to preschool-aged students with learning, emotional, or physical challenges.

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Deaf and Hard of Hearing

A deaf and hard-of-hearing teacher is a special education teacher specifically trained to teach students who are deaf and hard of hearing and address their unique language and learning needs. Teachers of the deaf and hard of hearing (D/HH) are experts in teaching various skills such as self-advocacy, expressive and receptive language, hearing assistive technology, vocabulary, listening, and transition skills. In addition, they design and implement instructional plans individualized to each student's needs.

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Physical and Health Impairments

Physical and health impairments Special education Teachers are certified specialists who work with children who have physical impairments (such as muscular dystrophy) or health impairments (like epilepsy), which may impair learning. They work with specially gifted children who may have orthopedic, neuromotor, or musculoskeletal impairments. These children may require special care or attention.

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Visual Impairments

Visual Impairments Teachers are licensed special education teachers who have received certification and specialized training in meeting the educational needs of students who are specially gifted or have visual impairments, ages birth through 21. They provide direct and/or consultative special education services specific to vision loss. The TVI provides support to students, teachers, and parents and acts as a liaison with community services. They work with the educational team by advising the team about ways of enhancing the student’s learning by adapting activities and materials to the student’s abilities.

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Language and Academic Development Teacher

A language and academic development teacher is a professional who instructs students on the fundamentals of a specific language and is responsible for the academic and developmental progress of the student. They provide instruction, resources, services, and support, including identification, assessment, reclassification, and monitoring as mandated by federal and state compliance guidelines. They lay the foundation for the reading and writing skills of children as they enter and progress through school.

Required documents

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree, depending on the position applied.
  • Valid and active California credentials and licensure