Become a more caring and competent educator.
Discover how to give grades 5-12 students with moderate disabilities opportunities that will prepare them for life, with faculty who believe equal education is a right.
You'll begin your program with an overview of the special education profession. Then, you'll take courses that cover inclusion, technology, communication, and reading and writing. You'll learn how to design curriculum for a learners of varying abilities, and how to create Individualized Education Programs (IEPs).
Study the characteristics and effects of disabling conditions. Explore issues in speech, language, and communication. Discover how to develop a variety of strategies for adapting curriculum, and apply those strategies during your student teaching experience. And because evaluating students is a responsibility of all special educators, you’ll also focus on assessment issues.
At Lesley, we prepare teachers who are lifelong advocates for their students. We believe in the competence of every individual, and equal access to quality education. Here, you’ll learn how to express those beliefs in your teaching. Graduate ready to commit to the career you're passionate about. As the preferred provider of teacher education in Massachusetts, we prepare teachers to enter the classroom on day one.