The Director of Special Education practicum is a minimum one-semester assignment designed to provide practical experiences in the duties and activities of the Director of Special Education. The practicum experience should include participation in a maximum number of meaningful experiences related to the Director of Special Education role. A minimum of 75 clock hours is required. Students will complete a variety of tasks and duties typical of a Director of Special Education under the supervision of an experienced Director of Special Education. A portfolio binder will be submitted as evidence of the experiences during the practicum and meeting appropriate state standards. Grade of pass/fail. Course is zero (0) credits when taken in the last semester of the program. Course can be completed for one (1) credit per semester until requirements for the degree are successfully achieved.