2016-2017 Graduate Catalog
East Stroudsburg Normal School opened it doors on September 4, 1893. Today, ESU is a comprehensive university in northeastern Pennsylvania offering 58 undergraduate and 22 graduate degrees and is one of the 14 institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog > Programs and Course Descriptions > Special Education > Special Education Supervisory Certification
The Special Education Supervisory Certification Program is designed to prepare professionals to become special education leaders for programs in their schools, districts, intermediate units, or other related areas.
The graduate Special Education Supervisory Certification program is for individuals who already possess a valid PA Instructional I or Instructional II Teaching Certificate and who have a minimum of five years of professional school experience in special education or a related field. This program is for teachers who want to qualify for Pennsylvania Supervisor of Special Education certification. Candidates holding an out of state certificate can only apply for PA state certification as a Supervisor of Special Education if they apply for and receive an initial certification through the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
Prerequisite to admission in the Supervisory Certification program is a minimum of three years of special education teaching experience with an Instructional I or II certification in special education or an out-of-state equivalent, three letters of recommendation, and full admission to the Graduate School.
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