§ 4226.55. Early interventionist qualifications.

 An early interventionist shall have one of the following groups of minimum qualifications:

   (1)  A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in early intervention, early childhood special education, early childhood education, child development, special education or family studies, and 1 year of full-time or full-time-equivalent experience working directly with preschool children with disabilities and their families or a university-supervised or college-supervised student practicum or teaching experience with preschool children with disabilities and their families.

   (2)  A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university which includes 15 credit hours in early intervention, early childhood special education, early childhood education, child development, special education or family studies; and 1 year of full-time or full-time-equivalent experience working directly with preschool children with disabilities and their families; and demonstrated knowledge, understanding and skills needed to perform the functions specified in §  4226.54 (relating to early interventionist responsibilities).

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  4226.56 (relating to effective date of personnel qualifications).



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