If you apply to MSU Special Education program and are accepted, all 12 credits from your internship program many count if you have passed these courses with a 3.0 or better. You then have 5 years from your earliest course to complete your masters requirements. Some, but not all of your 800 level internship courses… Read More »
No! The special education internship coordinator will make the necessary assignment based upon information received from the intern and the availability of appropriate classrooms within a given school district.
You are urged to take your LD MTTC during January of your internship year.
Yes, if there are available teachers. If an intern wishes to complete the internship at the middle school level, this placement is usually for the full year. The intern must pass their teaching subject MTTC in order to be placed at the middle school level. If an intern wants a placement for high school, this… Read More »
Whenever possible the intern will be assigned to classrooms within the same building or at least within the same district.
Occasionally there will be an inclusion classroom which meets the necessary requirements which enable an intern to be placed in this classroom. In most cases, a full inclusion classroom will enable the intern to be in the same classroom all year.
You are responsible for the completion of one semester of general education and one semester in special education. It will depend on the availability of the teachers in a given building as to which is completed first- general education or special education.
Yes, but only in some circumstances. For applicants who have passing scores on two subtests using the PRE and/or ACT (i.e., those who have passed two PRE subtests, have two acceptable ACT scores, or have passed one PRE subtest and have an acceptable ACT score for a second subtest), a scaled score within -1 Standard… Read More »
Yes. Passing scores on the PRE and ACT may be combined to achieve an overall pass. For more information go to the Undergraduate Application Website.
For ACT tests taken prior to September 2015, the minimum ACT scores acceptable as substitutes for PRE subtests are: 22 for Reading 22 for Mathematics 24 for English+Writing The ACT no longer offers an English + Writing subtest. Effective September 1, 2015, the ACT English + Writing subtest was replaced by a new ACT Writing… Read More »
No. You only need to retake the subtest(s) that you did not pass. For more information go to the Undergraduate Application Website.
No. MSU must receive official results directly from the testing company. If you did not request that scores be sent to MSU when you registered for the test (MSU’s Institution Code is 18), you can contact the testing company and request that your results be sent now. The testing company will charge a fee, and… Read More »
Yes. The PRE is a rigorous test and will likely require preparation. Many students do not pass the first time. Like the Basic Skills test, the PRE has three parts: Reading, Mathematics and Writing. Applicants must pass all three parts or use approved alternate pass measures. See Application and Admissions for more information. See the… Read More »
No. If you have already passed all three parts of the Basic Skills test, those results are good forever. You do not need to take the Professional Readiness Exam (PRE). See Application and Admissions for more information about the PRE.
See application website for recommended alternatives to the MTTC Professional Readiness Exam. Information about registration for the MTTC Professional Readiness Exam is available on the MTTC website. Registration deadlines are approximately six weeks prior to test dates for paper-based tests, although late registration is possible with a late fee (late fees increase as the test… Read More »