Program Information and Timeline

SETT Program Information and Timeline

SETT Applications are Now Open

We are now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 SETT Cohort.

SETT Cohorts begin in the Fall term.

Applications will be accepted until cohort is filled.

Best consideration: February 15, 2022

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Program Details

Teacher Candidates (TCs) will be participating in the coursework as follows. TCs will be assigned a co-teacher and a school in APS based on lead teacher availability and need.    

Fall Term

  • SETT Program Orientation
  • 9 Credits of CNM Coursework

Spring Term

  • TCs begin co-teaching with a Lead Teacher at Albuquerque Public Schools.
  • 9 Credits of CNM coursework during the school day (Thursdays), and participate in 5–6 classroom observations and reflections in approved special education classes.

Summer Term

  • Complete TESOL coursework

Fall Term

  • TCs assume full teaching responsibility in their own classroom.
  • Complete Supervised Field Experience (SFE) in their own classroom 

Coursework & Testing Timeline 

Semester Classes / Testing
Fall Term

Special Education Teacher Training

SPED 2250: Foundations of Special Education

EDUC 2285: Curriculum Development, Assessment and Evaluation I

EDUC 2260: Emergent Literacy for Diverse Learners

PRAXIS: Special Education: Core Knowledge and Applications 

Middle Grades Assessment for Content Area (depends on classroom setting)

Test Code: 5354                    
Passing Score: 151

Winter Intersession Term

SPED 2196: Math for Special Education 

Spring Term

SPED 2258: Classroom and Behavior Management for Students with Special Needs

SPED 2260: Methods and Materials for Special Education

EDUC 2262: Intermediate Literacy for Diverse Learners

PRAXIS: Principles of Leaning and Teaching: Grades K - 6


PRAXIS: Principles of Leaning and Teaching: Grades 7 - 12

Test Code: 5622               
Passing Score: 160

Test Code: 5624                   
Passing Score: 157

Summer Term

EDUC 2222: Literacy/Language Instruction for ESL Learners    

EDUC 2224: ESL Across the Content Areas (Fulfills the APS TELL Training requirement)

PRAXIS: English to Speakers of Other Languages

Test Code: 5362                   
Passing Score: 155

Fall Term

SPED 2390: Special Education Supervised Field Experience