Admission Criteria

  1. Certification Central (CC) is an enroll anytime program with no deadlines. After you submit the completed application, you will be notified of our admission decision within 1 week.
  2. You must have earned a high school diploma or an equivalent. Verification needs to be submitted.
  3. You must pass a  recent FBI background check (no older than 3 months). Start this application early as you are going to need to ensure you have a completed background check. Such a check can take weeks to complete. Use the following link to request an FBI Background check.  Be sure to read through the instructions carefully.  http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/identity-history-summary-checks  Attach the receipt of a cleared background check in your application.
  4. You need 2 professional letters of recommendation that speak to your experiences or interests in the field of special education. Please avoid submitting references from friends and family. You will collect these letters then submit them when you complete the application.
  5. You will write a 2-page essay that answers the following questions: a) What experiences have you had working in an educational setting? b) Why do you want to become a special education technician?
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