Approvals can be added to a Professional Educator License (PEL) that is endorsed in a teaching field or can stand alone. Requirements for each approval area can be viewed by clicking on the dropdowns below.
This approval allows the holder to serve students with hearing loss.
This approval allows the holder to serve students with hearing loss. It is available to individuals who have applied for the Sign Language Interpreter Approval, but do not yet qualify.
Short-Term Approval for Paraprofessionals
Valid: 3 fiscal years
*Short-Term Paraprofessional Approvals are available for application until June 30, 2025, and may not be renewed.
This approval allows the holder to serve K-12 students with the following disabilities, regardless of the teaching license held: learning disabilities, social emotional disorders, cognitive disability, physical disabilities, autism, and traumatic brain injuries.
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