Develop and refine skills to teach students with special needs in grades 5-12 while preparing for an Initial special education license.
This special education license-only program for grades 5-12 will give educators with an appropriate existing license (middle school or high school) the training necessary for educating students with disabilities in the least restrictive educational environments. It prepares you to work with culturally and linguistically diverse students with disabilities in public and private schools, clinical settings, and collaborative programs. Coursework will include topics such as:
Assessment is a legal and professional responsibility of all special educators. This course will focus on eligibility determination from assessment to program planning, including re-evaluation for the purpose of continued eligibility. The process of interpretation of test results to meaningful curricular decision making and professional communication of this information to team members will be a primary outcome of the course. Students will focus on assessment methods and procedures used in eligibility determination and program planning for students with disabilities as well as students who are culturally and linguistically diverse.
Special Education Master's and Certificate Programs
Expected Program Outcomes
All PreK-12 Programs
Initial Licensure Programs
Professional Licensure and Non-Licensure Programs
School-Based Teacher Residency Programs
Center for Mathematics Achievement
Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative
Center for Special Education
Field Placement/Student Teaching
New Teacher Community
Graduate School of Education
About the School
Alumni in the News
Examining Race: Resources
888.LESLEY.U / 617.349.8300
Request more information
Schedule a campus visit
Get your application started today!
Saturday, April 8, 201710:00 am–1:00 pmLearn how a graduate degree will help you become a teacher or advance in your career.