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Early Childhood Special Education P-3 and Early Childhood Education P-3 (Dual Endorsement), BAE (Click to access catalog)
If you want to be an early childhood classroom teacher (pre-school through 3rd grade) and/or an early childhood special education teacher (pre-school through 3rd grade), this program is for you.
At the end of your program, you will be qualified to apply for two endorsements, one in early childhood special education and one in early childhood education. These endorsements prepare you to be an early childhood general education teacher (e.g., P – 3 in community or school based early childhood settings or in primary grades in public school) with the skills to meet the needs of all your students, including those at-risk for school failure and those with disabilities. Furthermore, you will be prepared to be an early childhood special education teacher with expert knowledge of the general classroom operations and communications.
The Special Education Department offers exemplary faculty, small class sizes, and extensive field experiences. Candidates complete their program as thoughtful, knowledgeable, and effective professionals. Graduates from the Special Education Department are some of the most well-respected and sought after teachers in the State of Washington. The Special Education programs are currently ranked by professional organizations in the top ten in the nation.
You can access the university catalog through the link above. The catalog will give you more information about the program and the requirements. If you are interested in this program, please click on the sidebar for “Interested Students.” This will provide you more information about admission and registration.