Special Education Certification (7-12)

Special Education Certification (7-12) Overview

The mission of this special education program is to prepare highly qualified educators who are not only skilled practitioners, but also leaders in establishing effective teaching and learning environments for individuals with disabilities in their schools and communities.

This 11-course certification program is designed for graduate students seeking Pennsylvania additional certification as special education Pre K-8 or 7-12 teachers. Students in the Pre K-8 program take courses including early childhood education and academic interventions, as well as diversity, families, and school collaborations in K-12; alternative curricular approaches; positive behavior support; assessment in special education; and advanced inclusionary practices in K-12. Students in the 7-12 program take courses including academic interventions: secondary level and transition to post-school life, as well as diversity, families, and school collaborations in K-12; alternative curricular approaches; positive behavior support; assessment in special education; and advanced inclusionary practices in K-12.

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