Empower and advocate for young learners.
Learn how to give PreK–8 students with moderate disabilities opportunities that will prepare them for life.
Take courses that cover communication and reading and writing. Design curriculum for learners of varying abilities. Build Individualized Education Programs (IEPs). Explore elementary subject areas from math to social studies. Do it all alongside faculty who believe in the competence of every individual and that an equal education is a right. With this program, you'll earn a Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities Initial License at the PreK-8 level.
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 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.