(1) To obtain a supervisor endorsement in the specific field of special education an applicant must provide verification of:

(a) completion, at a regionally accredited college or university, of a master's degree in special education or a master's degree in the following special education- related service fields: school psychologist, speech-language pathologist, audiologist, physical therapist, occupational therapist, registered nurse, clinical social worker, or clinical professional counselor;

(b) full licensure in the field of specialization;

(c) three years of teaching experience in a P-12 school setting with a standard, unrestricted license as a fully licensed and assigned related services provider;

(d) three semester credits in special education law;

(e) a supervised practicum/internship from an approved special education supervisor program;

(f) verified completion of the online course "An Introduction to Indian Education for All in Montana;" and 

(g) recommendation for the endorsement from the appropriate official from an approved special education supervisor program.


History: Mont. Const. Art. X, sec. 9, 20-4-102, MCA; IMP, Mont. Const. Art. X, sec. 9, 20-4-106, 20-4-108, MCA; NEW, 2002 MAR p. 3309, Eff. 11/28/02; AMD, 2003 MAR p. 554, Eff. 3/28/03; AMD, 2009 MAR p. 345, Eff. 3/27/09; AMD, 2014 MAR p. 2930, Eff. 7/1/15; AMD, 2016 MAR p. 2330, Eff. 1/1/17; AMD, 2022 MAR p. 799, Eff. 5/28/22.