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.
Your courses will cover adolescent development, technology, communication and reading and writing. You'll learn how to design curriculum for a learners of varying abilities. Explore Individualized Education Programs (IEPs). Delve into subject areas from math to social studies, classroom management, and working with colleagues and families. And study with faculty who believe equal education is a right while earning your initial license in Teacher of Moderate Disabilities (5-12).
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 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.
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.