Application Fee

$75.00

ACCELERATED PATHWAY

Earn a Clear Education Specialist Credential in 12 months or less

Accepting Applications Now for Spring 2022 or Summer 2022

Spring Application Deadline: December 1, 2021

 

The EPIC ACCELERATED PATHWAY is designed for the teacher with a Clear teaching credential or a Preliminary teaching credential (must have at least two years of exemplary teaching experience if applying with only a preliminary credential). The Accelerated Pathway consists of 9 to 11 courses in a hybrid of face to face and online instruction. Our Program is built around a framework of High Leverage Practices (HLP) in Special Education and for Inclusive Classrooms.

 

The application requirements are:

Required upon submission

  • Copy of of a valid clear or preliminary California teaching credential or two years of full-time teaching experience while working under a preliminary credential. Teaching experience must be verified via a VOE letter signed and dated by the school district applicant taught for.
  • Unofficial college transcripts (official transcripts may be requested by the program after acceptance)
  • Letter of Intent. Use this template here.
  • Letter of Recommendation-Must be signed and dated from current or most recent supervisor
  • A full time teaching position[1] in either
    • inclusive classroom in which you are the teacher of record for students with Moderate to Severe disabilities, Mild to Moderate disabilities or in ECSE
    • an SDC classroom for students with Moderate to Severe disabilities, Mild to Moderate disabilities or in ECSE
    • an RSP position serving students with Moderate to Severe disabilities, Mild to Moderate disabilities or in the category of ECSE
  • Or be in pursuit of an intern credential in the specialization of the program candidate is applying to.
 

[1] Teaching position must be verified with a verification of employment (VOE), and/or Contract from your HR department and must be signed and dated by district representative

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