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Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

After earning an Education Specialist Preliminary Credential, you will be qualified to: 

  • Develop high-quality and legally compliant Individualized Education Programs (IEPs)
  • Use informal and formal assessments to develop a professional assessment report
  • Incorporate specific strategies, instructional activities, procedures, and experiences that address the Common Core State Standards
  • Develop comprehensive positive behavior support plans 
  • Use developmentally appropriate teaching practices
  • Understand and apply pedagogical theories, principles, and instructional practices for comprehensive instruction of English learners and students with special needs
  • Develop strategies to work with students, their families, and other professionals to provide services for the benefit of all
  • Maximize student achievement by understanding patterns of child and adolescent typical and atypical development


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