In addition to the major in elementary education, secondary education, or an all-grade program students may earn a minor in mild intervention. This minor qualifies a teacher to teach students with emotional, learning, mild, and moderate disabilities in elementary and/or secondary school settings. Each course in the Mild Intervention minor must be completed with a grade of C or better.
One of the following: (Depending on course of study) 3 credits
This program is only available to teacher candidates enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at IPFW. Teachers who have already earned a teaching license must complete our graduate program in Mild Intervention.
Teacher candidates will receive a Mild Intervention license in the same developmental level(s) as their current license. Teacher candidates may complete a practicum in another developmental level to receive a license at that desired level.
Teacher candidates wishing to add Mild Intervention to their license must complete all courses above and pass the following Praxis II exam:
Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications (0543)