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TVI Prerequisites and Tests

Prerequisite coursework

If you have a current license in Special Education:

  • There are no program prerequisites

If you have a current license in General Elementary Education:

  • SPED 418/518 or equivalent - Survey of Exceptional Children

If you have a current license in General Secondary Education:

  • SPED 418/518 or equivalent - Survey of Exceptional Children

If you are working toward Oregon Initial Licensure:

  • SPED 418/518 or equivalent - Survey of Exceptional Children

Entrance exams

IMPORTANT UPDATE

The Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC) recently passed a resolution eliminating the requirement for the Essential Skills Tests (also called the Basic Skills Tests) in all educator licenses effective July 1, 2015.

www.pdx.edu/sped/tests