Special educators have one of the most complex and challenging roles in today’s changing schools. Receive ongoing support while working closely with full-time special education faculty who bring extensive experience working with students with a wide range of learning characteristics. Graduates of this program are well sought-after because of the depth of their preparation in key areas for all learners.
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This program focuses on developing your abilities to maximize literacy learning for students with mild, moderate and severe disabilities through specialized planning and instruction matched to individual learner characteristics. You will extend your specialized professional development through courses and field experiences for serving students who have autism and other complex developmental disabilities, and for assessment, data-based decision-making, positive behavior interventions and assistive technology for a wide range of learners.
As a candidate in this program, you will deepen your professional knowledge and expertise in the field, and further develop leadership skills needed to help schools deliver quality inclusive education for all of the community’s children. This NCATE accredited program will prepare you for certification to teach in grades P-12 in New York State.
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For students committed to making a difference, dedicated to improving the quality of education for all students and interested in improving their marketability as a teacher, the special education graduate program at SUNY Oswego could be the perfect fit...