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Early Childhood Special Education Itinerant Teacher (SEIT)

The Early Childhood Special Education Itinerant Teacher (SEIT):

  • Works with young children with disabilities participating in early childhood programs
  • Simultaneously serves children in different groups or programs and therefore “travels” from group to group or program to program.
  • Provides direct services to children with disabilities three to five years of age in one or more of the following areas:
    • Cognitive Development
    • Communication Skills
    • Social and Emotional Development
    • Self-Help/Adaptive Skills
    • Fine and Gross Motor Skills
  • Offers indirect/consultation services to general early childhood education professionals in order to meet IEP objectives in natural environments by:
    • Guiding general early childhood teachers
    • Demonstrating, practicing and coaching specific techniques
    • Providing emotional support and encouragement
  • Serving as a resource for information
  • Works in a variety of settings including:
    • Children’s Homes
    • Early Childhood Centers and Programs
    • Public Schools
    • Early Intervention Programs
    • Hospitals

The Academic & Experience Requirements are the same as for Early Childhood Special Education Teachers