Applicants to any program within the School of Educational Leadership will be required to sign a disclosure of information waiver giving any prior institutions the applicant may have attended permission to supply IWU representatives all information relevant to the applicant's fitness for teacher training or licensure recommendation, including but not limited to his/her conduct, standing, or reputation while attending said institutions. Any information obtained may be considered by IWU in its decision whether or not to admit an applicant, to permit his or her continuance in a program, or to recommend him/her for licensure.
The admission requirements for the teaching certificate programs are as follows:
NOTE: While not an admissions requirement, candidates seeking Intervention Specialist - Mild/Moderate licensure in Ohio must have successfully passed twelve credit hours (undergraduate or graduate level) of teaching of reading courses – including at least one 3-credit hour course in phonics – as part of their program completion requirements.
To successfully complete the Teaching Certificate - Exceptional Learners Program, candidates must have completed the following:
Note: Ohio candidates seeking licensure must have successfully passed a phonics course as part of their initial licensure program. Ohio teacher candidates not meeting this admission requirement, may be accepted to the program, but must complete EDUT 520, Foundations in Phonics or Language Structure (or an equivalent) prior to being recommended for the special education license in Ohio.
All clinical experience requirements are embedded in specific courses must be passed successfully to complete the program.
Last updated: 08/23/2016