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What Do Special Education Professionals Do?

Special education professionals help students and individuals of all ages who have a wide range of learning, mental, emotional, and physical disabilities. While this is commonly associated to be needed only in academic environments, special education professionals are needed inside and outside of the classroom.

Stand Out. Be Prepared. Earn Your Master’s.

Having a master’s degree will not only give you a competitive edge, it will also help you learn the best and most innovative  methods for working with special needs individuals. For teachers, a master’s degree also happens to be required in many states (on top of standard licensing and education).

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WHY I CHOSE A CAREER IN SPECIAL EDUCATION

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“There was one very specific moment that I knew teaching was what I wanted to do for the rest of my life…”

“It ended up being the best decision I have ever made.”


The amazing stories from professionals and why they chose to pursue a career in special education.

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