Specialty Certification in SCHOOL SYSTEMS

School System Specialty Certification is for occupational therapists or occupational therapy assistants who work with students ages 3 to 21 who are eligible for education services under federal, state, and local mandates. Services may be provided in preschool, elementary, secondary, transition, or post-school environments; and may be delivered in either public or private settings.


Download an overview. The completed application will consist of 2 parts: the .pdf application (Part 1), and the portfolio evidence forms (Part 2).  Examples are also provided to help applicants better understand how to complete the various portfolio evidence forms.

SCSS—Occupational therapist (OT)

SCSS-A—Occupational therapy assistant (OTA)


SCSS—Occupational therapist (OT)

Download the overview. Parts 1 and 2 will make up the application. Please follow the instructions in Part 1 for submitting your completed application.