Provide full educational access to students of varying disabilities.
Give PreK–8 students with moderate or severe disabilities learning opportunities that prepare them for life. Study communication and reading and writing. Learn how to design accessible curriculum and Individualized Education Programs (IEPs). Explore classroom management and behavior support. Discover ways to collaborate with colleagues and families. Earn two teaching licenses, guided by 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. 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.
You’ll 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. Study with faculty who believe in the competence of every individual and that an equal education is a right.
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.