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Special Education Teachers

Summary of Requirements:
Highly Qualified Special Education Teacher in Tipton County
All Special Education Teachers:
  • Hold at least a B.A.
  • Must obtain full state special education certification or equivalent licensure
  • Cannot hold an emergency or temporary certificate
Category of special education teacher
Highly Qualified Requirements
Self-Contained (K-12)
Must be highly qualified in K-6
Inclusion Teacher (not teacher of record)
Resource Teacher - Pull-out
(not teacher of record; reinforce classroom instruction)

Resource Teacher - Pull-out
(main delivery of instruction in any core academic subject)

Must be highly qualified:

  • K-6 - highly qualified K-6
  • 7-12 - highly qualified in each core academic subject taught
Consulting Teacher None (unless listed as teacher of record in a course that requires a teacher to demonstrate highly qualified status as listed above)
SE "Gateway" Classess None (Elective: Not required)
Homebound K-12 (Teacher of Record) Must be highly qualified only if teacher
of record