This endorsement prepares teachers to provide instruction or instructional support to P-12 students who have physical or health-related disabilities who are served under the eligibility of orthopedic impairment for all or part of a student’s general or special curriculum needs indicated in the Individual Education Plan (IEP). To be eligible for the endorsement individuals must hold a level four (4) or higher renewable professional certificate. Students must be admitted to the university and may be enrolled as a nondegree student or pursuing a degree.
Program Academic Regulations
Students must earn a grade of “B” or higher in each course in the endorsement. If the student earns a grade below “B” in a course, s/he must repeat that course. Students will be allowed to repeat a course in this manner one time. Students who fail to earn a grade of “B” or higher after taking the course a second time will be scholastically excluded from this endorsement.