The Department of Special Education and Education Leadership is proud to announce that we were granted national accreditation for the P-12 Special Education Endorsement after successfully completing a rigorous review process through our professional organization, The Council for Exceptional Children. Graduates from the program receive a teaching license as well as endorsements in both Special Education and Elementary Education.
This dual endorsement program offered through the Department of Special Education and Education Leadership prepares aspiring teachers to work with students with disabilities from Preschool through age 21 as well as work as a general education teacher in a regular elementary classroom. Since the education of all children is a worthy cause, we provide a carefully sequenced series of coursework that balances content knowledge with numerous opportunities to apply the knowledge and develop skills in a wide range of settings. Given that teaching is a demanding profession, we prepare our students with the skills needed to effectively assess and teach academic skills as well as effectively manage the classroom environment in a positive and respectful manner.