The course will fit into the curriculum as the final required course for the Special Education certification program. Special Education certification students will complete this course as the capstone course of the certification program. Student teacher interns will spend extended field hours expected for school events during the intern’s assignment. A minimum of 40 hours per week (M-F) during the spring semester in the assigned elementary/middle school is required. Candidates will demonstrate proficiency in content knowledge, management of the classroom environment, student behavior and instruction that enhances students’ learning.