The practicum is an advanced level supervised field experience iin teaching for special education. The practicum experience involves increasing teaching responsibility in community and classroom education service delivery models ranging from special day to general education settiings. This is performance-evidenced experience that requires direct obsercation by an assigned University Field Supervisor and a district master teacher and/or intern support provider. Candidates must also provide documented evidence related to demonstrated competency in relation to referral, assessment, IEP/ITP/BIP process, instruction, intervention, program, instructional and materials modification, consultation, coteaaching, teacher inservice, behavior planning and intervention. Observations and practical experiences across age groups and education settings for which the education specialist credential will be certified are mandatory. Candidates must demonstrate engagement with appropriate California Core Content Standards Candidates must also provide evidence of working with English language learners with concurrent special education IEP needs. This is a semester-long commitment and includes seminar classes related to student teaching experience. Candidates must file a student teaching application with the School of Leadership and Education Sciences by the posted deadlines. Contact the School of Leadership and Education Sciences Director of Professional Services for details. Fieldwork fee:$200.