Nevada State Personnel Standards

Audiologist

Discipline Audiologist
License/Certificate Audiologist License
State Department Nevada Board of Examiners for Audiology and Speech Pathology
State Department Hyperlink http://www.nvaud-sp.org/
Type of License/Certificate Licensure/Certificate
Age Range Birth - Death
Degree Level Requirement Master's
Licensure Require Specific Field or Clinical Work? Three hundred clock hours of supervised clinical practicum.
Licensure Dependent on an Exam? National Teachers Examination given by Praxis (Praxis II Audiology) with a score of 600 or better OR current copy of The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) membership card.
Additional requirements specific for schools? Must receive an Exceptional Pupils License with an Endorsement in Audiological Services (K-12) To receive an endorsement to provide a program of audiological services, a person must: 1. Hold a valid Certificate of Clinical Competence as an audiologist issued by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA); or 2. Hold a master's degree in audiology from an institution accredited by a regional accrediting association; or 3. Hold a master's degree in any subject and have completed the following: A. At least 300 hours of supervised clinical experience in audiology or speech pathology B. At least 60 semester credits in courses related to the normal development, function and use of speech and language or hearing, including, but not limited to, the management of disorders of speech or hearing and the legal, professional and ethical practices of audiology or speech pathology. At least 24 credits, not including credits earned for a thesis or dissertation must have been earned in courses directly relating to audiology or speech pathology.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Specialist

Discipline Deaf and Hard of Hearing Specialist
License/Certificate Exceptional Pupils License with an Endorsement for Hearing Impairments
State Department Nevada Department of Education
State Department Hyperlink http://www.doe.nv.gov/Educator_Licensure/
Type of License/Certificate Licensure/Certificate
Age Range 3 yrs - 21 yrs
Degree Level Requirement Bachelor's
Licensure Specific Curriculum/Coursework Applicants can qualify in three ways (see below). Only the third option requires specific coursework by the state. To qualify for the endorsement for hearing impairments, a person must: 1. Hold a certificate from the Council on Education of the Deaf; OR 2. Hold a bachelor's or master's degree in the area of hearing impairments and have completed 8 semester credits of student teaching, equivalent field experience or 1 year of verifiable teaching experience in special education; OR 3. Hold a bachelor's or master's degree; AND A. Have completed 8 semester hours of student teaching of pupils who have hearing impairments, equivalent field experience with such pupils or 1 year of verifiable teaching experience with such pupils; AND B. Have completed 18 semester credits of course work from at least six of the following areas: I. Characteristics of pupils who have hearing impairments II. Methods of communication for pupils who have hearing impairments III. Anatomy and physiology of the ear and the mechanisms of speech IV. Audiology V. Hearing aids and auditory training VI. Development of the curriculum and methods of teaching pupils who have hearing impairments VII. Parental involvement in programs for pupils who have disabilities VIII. Linguistics, speech and language for pupils who have hearing impairments IX. Introduction to special education or education of pupils who have disabilities; OR X. Education or planning for the transition of pupils who have disabilities from their current placement to placement in additional educational programs, employment and living independently as an adult. http://teachers.nv.gov/Licenses/Exceptional_Pupils/ (click on hearing impairments for pdf with information)
Licensure Require Specific Field or Clinical Work? Applicants must have completed 8 semester credits of student teaching, equivalent field experience or 1 year of verifiable teaching experience in special education or hold a certificate from the Council on Education of the Deaf
Licensure Dependent on an Exam? 1. Nevada School Law (0001), Nevada Constitution (0002),and the US Constitution (0003) (Passing scores of 70% or above) 2. Praxis I Reading (Score 174) ; Praxis I Writing (Score 172); Praxis I Mathematics (Score 172) 3. Praxis II (unsure of which one is required)
Alternative Route Provisional or temporary Options Program.

Early Childhood Educator

Discipline Early Childhood Educator
License/Certificate Early Childhood
State Department Nevada Department of Education
State Department Hyperlink http://www.doe.nv.gov/Educator_Licensure/
Type of License/Certificate Licensure/Certificate
Age Range Birth - 2nd grade
Degree Level Requirement Bachelor's
Licensure Specific Curriculum/Coursework Have completed at least 35 semester hours of courses in early childhood education for children who are developing typically and atypically consisting of : A. Six semester hours in child development and learning, with the content of the courses covering diversity in culture, language and ability; AND B. Twelve semester hours in early childhood curriculum and program implementation that includes at least one course in each of the following subjects: I. Language and literacy II. Mathematics and science III. Social studies IV. Strategies for working with children with disabilities C. Three additional semester hours in early childhood curriculum and program implementation, consisting of courses in any of the following subjects: I. Curriculum for infants and toddlers II. Early childhood classroom management III. Integrated curriculum IV. Play theory and creativity V. Positive discipline and guidance for young children; or VI. Technology; AND D. Three semester hours in family and community relations, including working with families; AND E. Three semester hours in assessment and evaluation for early childhood education; Source: http://teachers.nv.gov/Licenses/Birth_Through_2nd_Grade/ (click on Birth-2nd link and look at pdf)
Licensure Require Specific Field or Clinical Work? 8 semester hours of student teaching involving pupils in at least two different age groups, one of which must have included pupils in the first or second grade and one of which must have included pupils of any age from birth through kindergarten. At least one of the groups must have included pupils with and without disabilities. In lieu of completing eight semester hours of student teaching, a person may have 1 year of verifiable experience teaching pupils under 6 years of age in a program of early childhood education conducted by a public school, a public agency or a private school licensed pursuant to Chapter 392 of NRS at the conclusion of which the person was eligible for reemployment.
Licensure Dependent on an Exam? 1. Nevada School Law (0001), Nevada Constitution (0002),and the US Constitution (0003) (Passing scores of 70% or above) 2. Praxis I Reading (Score 174) ; Praxis I Writing (Score 172) ; Praxis I Mathematics (Score 172) 3. Praxis II Early Childhood: Content Knowledge (Score of 158and Praxis II: Education of Young Children (Score of 160)
Alternative Route Provisional or temporary There are alternative routes to licensure: 1. Specific information for ECE optional path: Optional Pathway to Licensure: A person must hold an elementary license, middle school or junior high license, or a secondary license that is endorsed with a major in child care; AND have experience teaching pupils less than 6 years of age that consists of: A. Eight semester hours of student teaching; OR B. One year of verifiable experience teaching pupils in a program of early childhood education conducted by a public school, a public agency or a private school licensed pursuant to chapter 394 of NRS at the conclusion of which the person was eligible for reemployment; OR C. An equivalent field experience or practicum conducted by an accredited college or university 2. The licensee must have also completed at least 6 semester hours of courses in early childhood education, consisting of courses in any of the following subjects: early childhood curriculum; emergent language and literacy; or play theory and creativity. 3. An additional six semester hours of coursework can be completed in any of the following areas : a. Child development from birth to age 8 b. Diversity in young children c. Introduction to early childhood education d. Positive discipline and guidance for young children e. Working with families with young children f. Early childhood curriculum g. Emergent language and literacy Source: http://teachers.nv.gov/Licenses/Birth_Through_2nd_Grade/ (click on Birth-2nd link and look at pdf)

Early Childhood Special Educator

Discipline Early Childhood Special Educator
License/Certificate Exceptional Pupils License with an Endorsement for Early Childhood Developmentally Delayed
State Department Nevada Department of Education
State Department Hyperlink http://www.doe.nv.gov/Educator_Licensure/
Type of License/Certificate Licensure/Certificate
Age Range Birth - 7 yrs
Degree Level Requirement Bachelor's
Licensure Specific Curriculum/Coursework If the person does not have a Masters degree in ECSE, the requirements are: Has completed at least 18 semester credits which included a course in each area listed in numbers (1) through (5) with any remaining hours completed in areas (6) to (9): I. Foundations or overview of early childhood special education II. Typical and atypical development of children who are under 8 years of age III. Assessment of children who have disabilities and who are under 8 years of age IV. Strategies for intervention or development of curriculum for children who have disabilities and who are under 8 years of age V. Working with families of children who have disabilities and who are under 8 years of age VI. Issues regarding physical and medical management of children who have disabilities and who are under 8 years of age VII. Development of language and strategies for intervention for children who have disabilities and who are under 8 years of age VIII. Social and emotional development and strategies for intervention for children who have disabilities and who are under 8 years of age IX. Coordination and collaboration of services among other agencies and disciplines which serve children who have disabilities and who are under 8 years of age
Licensure Require Specific Field or Clinical Work? For applicants with a master's degree in early childhood special education: 8 semester credits of student teaching, equivalent field experience or 1 year of verifiable teaching experience in early childhood special education. For those without a master's in ECSE: need to have completed student teaching of pupils who have disabilities or developmental delays and who are under 8 years of age or has 1 year of verifiable experience working as a teacher in a program of early childhood special education in a public or private agency that is licensed by the State or that has been approved by a national organization or has completed equivalent field experience with such pupils through a regionally accredited college or university.
Licensure Dependent on an Exam? 1. Nevada School Law (0001), Nevada Constitution (0002) ,and the US Constitution (0003) (Passing scores of 70% or above) 2. Praxis I Reading (Score 174) ; Praxis I Writing (Score 172) ; Praxis I Mathematics (Score 172) 3. Praxis II (unsure of which one is required)
Alternative Route Provisional or temporary There are alternative routes to licensure.

Family Therapist

Discipline Family Therapist
License/Certificate Marriage and Family Therapist License
State Department Nevada Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors
State Department Hyperlink http://marriage.nv.gov/
Type of License/Certificate Licensure/Certificate
Age Range Birth - Death
Degree Level Requirement Master's
Licensure Specific Curriculum/Coursework 1. To Qualify for licensure, an applicant's graduate education in marriage and family therapy must include the following areas of study: a. Human Development (Including Human Sexuality) 2-4 courses (6-12 semester hrs.) b. Marital & Family Systems 2-4 courses (6-12 semester hrs.) c. Marital & Family Therapy 3-5 courses (9-20 semester hrs.) d. Ethics & Professional Studies 1 course (3 semester hrs.) e. Supervised Clinical Practice 3 courses (9 semester hrs.) f. Diagnosis and Assessment 1 course (3 semester hrs.) g. Research 1 course (3 semester hrs.) h. Abuse of Alcohol or Controlled Substance 1 course (3 semester hrs.) 2. The courses in supervised clinical practice required pursuant to subsection 1 must include three courses taken during three semesters or four quarters over a minimum of 1 year. 3. The applicant must have completed at least 45 semester hours of graduate credit in courses relating to the areas of study described in subsection 1 before taking the written examination for licensure. 4. The Board may consider graduate degrees which are comparable to degrees in marriage and family therapy, psychology or social work, and which meet the requirements for course content listed in subsectin 1 regardless of the terminology used in the degree granted by the educational institution.
Licensure Require Specific Field or Clinical Work? At least 3,000 hours of experience in an approved internship, including 300 hours under the direct supervision of a board-approved Supervisor. The program to provide the experience must be: 1. Approved by the Board before the applicant begins the program (and) 2. Completed within a maximum of 6 years after the Board approves the program (and) 3. Structured in such a way that an intern's client contact hours do not exceed 20 hours per week to be applied toward internship hours. The composition of these required hours must meet Board approval. The registered Intern must perform the following activities in order to fulfill the requirements: 1. A minimum of 1500 direct client contact hours, performed after applicant has become a Registered Intern. 2. 300 hours of supervision, including a minimum of 160 provided by an Approved supervisor, and a minimum of 40 hours provided by a secondary supervisor(s). The remaining required hours may be met in the same way, up to the required minimum total hours; or the following activities may be submitted for consideration by the Board as fulfillment of the requirements: 1. A maximum of 300 hours as a group facilitator. 2. A maximum of 150 hours of personal therapy, documented by a licensed mental health therapist. 3. A maximum of 200 hours of documented teaching by the intern in such formats as parent education, family education, workshops, or similar teaching activities, to be agreed upon by the Primary Supervisor. 4. A maximum of 50 hours, documented, in additional training, such as university graduate work, a pre-approved workshop, or other training/education activities agreed upon by the Primary Supervisor. 5. A maximum of 500 hours of direct client contact, performed in a graduate program of study, documented, with supervision of at least 100 hours provided by a University Supervisor.
Licensure Dependent on an Exam? 1) Written exam: Applicant must pass either 1) a written exam on knowledge of marriage of family therapy given by the Board (passing score of 70% or above), or 2) the Board shall accept receipt of a passing grade by a qualified applicant on the national examination sponsored by the Association of Marital and Family Therapy Regulatory Boards . 2) Oral Exam (did not specify score)

Nurse

Discipline Nurse
License/Certificate Registered Nurse License
State Department Nevada State Board of Nursing
State Department Hyperlink http://nevadanursingboard.org/
Type of License/Certificate Licensure/Certificate
Age Range Birth - Death
Degree Level Requirement Associate's
Licensure Specific Curriculum/Coursework Courses on the theory of and have clinical experience in medical-surgical nursing, maternal and child nursing and psychiatric nursing.
Licensure Dependent on an Exam? Does not specify the specific exam. Statute states: Examination of applicants and issuance of licenses. 1. Each applicant who is otherwise qualified for a license to practice nursing as a professional nurse shall be required to write and pass an examination on such subjects and in such form as the Board may from time to time determine. Such written examination may be supplemented by an oral or practical examination in the discretion of the Board. 2. The Board shall issue a license to practice nursing as a professional nurse in the State of Nevada to each applicant who successfully passes such examination or examinations.
Additional requirements specific for schools? Must obtain a Licensed School Personnel License with an Endorsement as a School Nurse.

Occupational Therapist

Discipline Occupational Therapist
License/Certificate Active Occupational Therapy License
State Department Nevada Board of Occupational Therapy
State Department Hyperlink http://www.nvot.org/forms/licensing
Type of License/Certificate Licensure/Certificate
Age Range Birth - Death
Degree Level Requirement Master's
Licensure Require Specific Field or Clinical Work? 24 weeks of supervised field experience.
Licensure Dependent on an Exam? National Board of Certified Occupational Therapist (NBOCT) Certified Occupational Therapist Exam (Score of 450)

Physical Therapist

Discipline Physical Therapist
License/Certificate Physical Therapist License
State Department Nevada Physical Therapy Examiners' Board
State Department Hyperlink http://ptboard.nv.gov/Licensure/Licensing/
Type of License/Certificate Licensure/Certificate
Age Range Birth - Death
Degree Level Requirement Not Specified
Licensure Dependent on an Exam? 1) National Physical Therapy Exam (NPTE) passing score of 600 2) Jurisprudence Exam (could not find passing score)

Psychologist

Discipline Psychologist
License/Certificate Psychologist License
State Department Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners
State Department Hyperlink http://psyexam.nv.gov/
Type of License/Certificate Licensure/Certificate
Age Range Birth - Death
Degree Level Requirement Doctorate's
Licensure Require Specific Field or Clinical Work? 3500 hours; not less than 10 months but not more than 24 months.
Licensure Dependent on an Exam? 1) State jurisprudence exam (could not find score) 2) National exam: Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP) (70 percent on the written examination or a scaled score of 500 on the computer-based examination)

School Psychologist

Discipline School Psychologist
License/Certificate School Personnel License with School Psychology Endorsement
State Department Nevada Department of Education
State Department Hyperlink http://www.doe.nv.gov/Educator_Licensure/
Type of License/Certificate Licensure/Certificate
Age Range Kindergarten - 12th grade
Degree Level Requirement Master's
Licensure Specific Curriculum/Coursework Applicant must have earned 60 semester graduate credits from the required areas, and if necessary optional areas: 1. In the area of psychology and education of the normal child: a. Child development b. Child and adolescent psychology; and c. Theories of learning 2. In the area of psychology and education of the handicapped child: a. Abnormal psychology or b. The emotionally disturbed or behaviorally disordered child 3. In the area of psycho-educational assessment: a. Assessment of individual intelligence b. Testing of individual personality or projective assessment, with practicum c. Diagnosis and treatment of reading disabilities, with practicum d. Standardized appraisal 4. In the area of techniques of intervention: a. A practicum on individual counseling b. The process of counseling 5. In the area of experimental design a. Statistics b. Methodology for research
Licensure Require Specific Field or Clinical Work? Applicant must have completed 1) practicum, and 2) a minimum of 1000 hour internship in school psychology. Practicum: Could not find specific hour requirements for the practicum. Statute states: To receive credit for completing a practicum, an applicant seeking an endorsement to serve as a school psychologist must be able to show that the practicum: 1. Was taken concurrently with or after his or her last required areas of study in the applicable area of training; and 2. Was supervised by a representative of the educational institution which sponsored the practicum working with a person who holds an endorsement as a school psychologist and is employed by a school district. Internship: The intern�s period of service must be started concurrently with or after the last required training in the program of school psychology provided by the educational institution. The period must consist of two full-time regular consecutive semesters or 1,000 hours of supervised and practical experience. The period must be completed within 3 years after it is started. 1. At least half of the period of internship must be served in an accredited school system or a school system which is approved by the Superintendent of Public Instruction. The remaining part may be served in some other public agency which is approved by the Superintendent. 2. The internship must be supervised jointly by: (a) A representative of the graduate program of the educational institution where the intern earned his or her degree; and (b) A person who holds an endorsement as a school psychologist and who is employed in that capacity by a school district, or by a person of equivalent education and training if the internship is in some other public agency. 3. In lieu of an internship consisting of two full-time regular semesters or 1,000 hours, the Superintendent of Public Instruction may accept a partial internship and 3 years of experience as a school psychologist in another jurisdiction if the experience is verified as having been successful.

Social Worker – Clinical License

Discipline Social Worker
License/Certificate Clinical Social Worker License
State Department Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers
State Department Hyperlink http://socwork.nv.gov/
Type of License/Certificate Licensure/Certificate
Age Range Birth - Death
Degree Level Requirement Master's
Licensure Require Specific Field or Clinical Work? To be licensed as a Clinical Social Worker in Nevada, a person must complete a preapproved internship of 3000 postgraduate hours of which at least 2000 hours must be in the area of psychotherapeutic methods and techniques to persons, families and groups to help in the diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional conditions in no less than 2 years and no more than 3 years. The remaining hours should be completed in other areas of clinical social work. A minimum of one hour of supervision by an approved supervisor who is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker per week is required. A person who holds a license as a Clinical Social Worker may practice independently.
Licensure Dependent on an Exam? 1) Advanced Clinical Examination of the Association of Social Work Boards, According to the ASWB website the score would be 70 or 75, but amounts to the same score. 2) Jurisprudence exam ( An examination given by the Board which tests the knowledge of the applicant of the provisions relevant to the practice of social work).
Additional requirements specific for schools? Must obtain a Licensed School Personnel License with a Social Work Endorsement. To receive an endorsement as a school social worker, a person must: Hold a current license issued by the State of Nevada's Board of Examiners for Social Workers, have completed a practicum as a social worker in a school setting, and have met one of the following requirements: 1. Have completed a program that is approved by the Board that prepares the completer to serve as a social worker in schools 2. Hold the credential issued by the National Association of Social Workers certifying that the holder is a specialist in social work in schools; or 3. Hold a master's degree in social work from a college or university that has been accredited by the Council on Social Work Education

Social Worker – Independent License

Discipline Social Worker
License/Certificate Independent Social Worker License
State Department Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers
State Department Hyperlink http://socwork.nv.gov/
Type of License/Certificate Licensure/Certificate
Age Range Birth - Death
Degree Level Requirement Master's
Licensure Require Specific Field or Clinical Work? 3,000 hours of supervised, postgraduate social work approved by the Board.
Licensure Dependent on an Exam? 1) Advanced Generalist or Advanced Examination of the Association of Social Work Boards. According to the ASWB website the score would be 70 or 75, but amounts to the same score. 2) Jurisprudence exam ( An examination given by the Board which tests the knowledge of the applicant of the provisions relevant to the practice of social work).
Additional requirements specific for schools? Must obtain a Licensed School Personnel License with a Social Work Endorsement To receive an endorsement as a school social worker, a person must: Hold a current license issued by the State of Nevada's Board of Examiners for Social Workers, have completed a practicum as a social worker in a school setting, and have met one of the following requirements: 1. Have completed a program that is approved by the Board that prepares the completer to serve as a social worker in schools 2. Hold the credential issued by the National Association of Social Workers certifying that the holder is a specialist in social work in schools; or 3. Hold a master's degree in social work from a college or university that has been accredited by the Council on Social Work Education

Social Worker

Discipline Social Worker
License/Certificate Social Worker License
State Department Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers
State Department Hyperlink http://socwork.nv.gov/
Type of License/Certificate Licensure/Certificate
Age Range Birth - Death
Degree Level Requirement Bachelor's
Licensure Require Specific Field or Clinical Work? Completes 3,000 hours of employment in Nevada as an associate in social work.
Licensure Dependent on an Exam? 1) Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Examination (either Bachelor's or master's, depending on level of educational program). According to the ASWB website the score would be 70 or 75, but amounts to the same score. 2) Jurisprudence exam ( An examination given by the Board which tests the knowledge of the applicant of the provisions relevant to the practice of social work).
Additional requirements specific for schools? Must obtain a Licensed School Personnel License with a Social Work Endorsement . To receive an endorsement as a school social worker, a person must: Hold a current license issued by the State of Nevada's Board of Examiners for Social Workers, have completed a practicum as a social worker in a school setting, and have met one of the following requirements: 1. Have completed a program that is approved by the Board that prepares the completer to serve as a social worker in schools 2. Hold the credential issued by the National Association of Social Workers certifying that the holder is a specialist in social work in schools; or 3. Hold a master's degree in social work from a college or university that has been accredited by the Council on Social Work Education

Speech Language Pathologist

Discipline Speech Language Pathologist
License/Certificate Speech Language Pathologist License
State Department Nevada Board of Examiners for Audiology and Speech Pathology
State Department Hyperlink http://www.nvaud-sp.org/
Type of License/Certificate Licensure/Certificate
Age Range Birth - Death
Degree Level Requirement Master's
Licensure Require Specific Field or Clinical Work? Three hundred clock hours of supervised clinical practicum
Licensure Dependent on an Exam? National Teachers Examination given by Praxis (Praxis II Speech-Language Pathology exam ) with a score of 600 or better OR current copy of The American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) membership card.
Additional requirements specific for schools? Must obtain an Exceptional Pupils License with an Endorsement for Speech and Language Impairments (Ages 3-21). To qualify for the endorsement for speech and language Impairments, a person must: 1. Hold a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) or an equivalent license from the Nevada Board of Examiners for Audiology and Speech Pathology; OR 2. Hold a license or certificate, issued by another state, with an endorsement to teach speech and language impairments; OR 3. Hold a Bachelor's or master's degree in the area of speech and language impairments and have completed 8 semester credits of student teaching, a clinical practicum, equivalent field experience OR 1 year of verifiable teaching experience with such pupils; OR 4. Hold a Bachelor's or master's degree; AND A. Have completed 8 semester credits of student teaching, a clinical practicum, equivalent field experience, or 1 year of verifiable teaching experience with such pupils; AND B. Have completed 28 semester credits of course work to include each of the following areas: I. Audiology II. Methods for the assessment and treatment of the disorders of articulation, fluency, voice and language III. Development of normal speech and language IV. Science of speech and voice V. Phonetics VI. Introduction to special education or the education of pupils who have disabilities VII. Parental involvement in programs for pupils who have disabilities.

Vision Specialist

Discipline Vision Specialist
License/Certificate Exceptional Pupils License with an Endorsement for Visual Impairments
State Department Nevada Department of Education
State Department Hyperlink http://www.doe.nv.gov/Educator_Licensure/
Type of License/Certificate Licensure/Certificate
Age Range 3 yrs - 21 yrs
Degree Level Requirement Bachelor's
Licensure Specific Curriculum/Coursework There are 2 ways for an applicant to qualify for the endorsement (see below). The first one requires a degree in the area of visual impairments. If a person does not have that then the second option does require specific coursework (see below). To qualify for the endorsement for visual impairments, a person must: 1. Hold a Bachelor's or master's degree in the area of visual impairments and have completed 8 semester credits of student teaching, equivalent field experience or 1 year of verifiable teaching experience with such pupils; OR 2. Hold a Bachelor's or master's degree AND: A. Have completed 8 semester hours of student teaching of pupils who have visual impairments, equivalent field experience with such pupils or 1 year of verifiable teaching experience with such pupils; AND B. Have completed 18 semester credits of course work in any of the following areas: I. Introduction to special education or the education of pupils who have disabilities II. Development of the curriculum and methods for assessing and teaching pupils who are blind or have visual impairments III. Beginning braille IV. Advanced braille V. Parental involvement in programs for pupils who have disabilities VI. Rehabilitative services, education or planning for the transition of pupils who have disabilities from their current placement to placement in additional educational programs, employment and living independently as an adult VII. Psychological and social aspects of blindness VIII. Physiological aspects of blindness; OR IX. Orientation and mobility or low vision Note: The requirement for course work in two of these areas may be satisfied by completing one course, of at least 3 semester credits that encompasses both subject matter
Licensure Require Specific Field or Clinical Work? Must have completed 8 semester credits of student teaching, equivalent field experience or 1 year of verifiable teaching experience with such pupils
Licensure Dependent on an Exam? 1. Nevada School Law (0001), Nevada Constitution (0002),and the US Constitution (0003) (Passing scores of 70% or above) 2. Praxis I Reading (Score 174) ; Praxis I Writing (Score 172); Praxis I Mathematics (Score 172) 3. Praxis II (unsure of which one is required)