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Special Education – P12 plus Content, BAE (Click to access catalog)
If you want to be a regular classroom teacher in a secondary setting (e.g., middle school math, high school English, etc.) and/or a special education teacher with unique skills, especially in instructional methods and transitions from school to community, this program is for you.
At the end of your program, you will be qualified to apply for two endorsements, one in special education and one in your secondary level content area (middle school math, high school English, etc.). These endorsements prepare you to be a regular secondary education teacher, specializing in a specific subject(s) 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 a special education teacher (e.g., resource room) with expert knowledge of the general secondary classroom operations and responsibilities.
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.