Become a caring and competent educator of students with disabilities.
Learn how to give grades 5-12 students with moderate disabilities opportunities that will prepare them for life. Courses cover adolescent development, technology, communication and reading and writing. How to design curriculum for a learners of varying abilities, and the Individualized Education Program (IEP). Subject areas from math to social studies. Classroom management and working with colleagues and families. You’ll study with faculty who believe in the competence of every individual and that an equal education is a right.
At Lesley, we prepare teachers who are lifelong advocates for their students.
You take special education seriously, and so do we. 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. 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 because evaluating students is a responsibility of all special educators, you’ll also focus on assessment issues.