Study Guide

Field 025: Exceptional Needs—Mild Intervention
Test Design and Assessment Blueprint

The test design below describes general testing information. The assessment blueprint that follows is a detailed outline that explains the knowledge and skills that this test measures.

Test Design

Format Computer-based test (CBT)
Number of Questions 100 multiple-choice questions
Time* 105 minutes
Passing Score 220

*Does not include 15-minute CBT tutorial

Assessment Blueprint


Domain Objectives Standards Approximate Test Weight
I Foundations and Professional Knowledge 0001–0002 1, 10 15%
II Development, Characteristics, and Assessment 0003–0004 2–3 20%
III Individualized Programs 0005 4 15%
IV Planning and Delivering Instruction and Interventions 0006–0010 5–9 50%

Each objective in the assessment blueprint corresponds to one or more of the REPA Indiana Educator Standards for this field. Those standards can be accessed in the PDF below.

REPA Indiana Educator Standards

Domain I–Foundations and Professional Knowledge

0001 Foundations of Special Education (Standard 1)

0002 Professional Roles and Responsibilities (Standard 10)

Domain II–Development, Characteristics, and Assessment

0003 Development and Characteristics of Students with Mild Exceptional Needs (Standard 2)

0004 Assessment (Standard 3)

Domain III–Individualized Programs

0005 Individualized Program Planning and Implementation (Standard 4)

Domain IV–Planning and Delivering Instruction and Interventions

0006 Learning Environments (Standard 5)

0007 Instructional Planning and Delivery (Standard 6)

0008 Communication and Social Skills (Standard 7)

0009 Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (Standard 8)

0010 Transitions (Standard 9)