AASEP Professional Board Certification in Special Education - (B.C.S.E.)
AASEP Professional Board Certification in Special Education - (B.C.S.E.) is a voluntary choice on the part of the candidate. The candidate for Board Certification wishes to demonstrate a commitment to excellence to employers, peers, administrators, other professionals, and parents. From the standpoint of the Academy, board certification will demonstrate the highest professional competency in the area of special education. Board Certification in Special Education establishes a much needed standard for professionals, across disciplines, who work with exceptional children. It is the mission of the Academy to have all of our members achieve Board Certification in Special Education.
AASEP Professional Board Certification in Special Education - represents a professional’s qualifications in a specific field of professional practice in special education. It demonstrates the individual's knowledge and experience and signifies his or her commitment to continued excellence in professional practice. In addition, it increases visibility, builds credibility, and validates expertise with those outside the profession.
AASEP Professional Board Certification in Special Education - exemplifies the highest accomplishment one can attain from the Academy. Board Certification does not replace state licensing. While state licensing systems set entry-level standards for special education professionals, Board Certification from the Academy establishes advanced standards for professionals in the field.
It is important to understand that Board Certification in Special Education does not replace state licensing or recertify any professional unless the governing body from which one is seeking to attain recertification recognizes AASEP Board Certification. This is something you need to check with your State and professional governing bodies, as they dictate and determine what is acceptable in terms of the professional development credit.
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