MAE in Special Education (Moderate and Severe Disabilities)

The Master of Arts/Teacher Leader in Special Education for Moderate and Severe Disabilities Advanced Preparation program is designed to develop teacher leaders who can positively impact student learning in their classrooms and schools while serving students with moderate and severe disabilities (MSD). Courses and experiences include Professional Learning Communities in which students interact with other graduate students from various content areas and grade levels to discuss and work on real world challenges and promising practices they encounter in schools.

MAE in Special Education (Learning and Behavior Disorders)

The MAE in Special Education, Learning and Behavior Disorders (LBD) program is designed to develop teacher leaders who can positively impact student learning in their classrooms and schools while serving students with learning and behavior disorders. The School of Teacher Education offers courses and experiences for initial preparation of Exceptional Education teachers and for those seeking advanced preparation. Advanced preparation programs include Professional Learning Communities in which students interact with other graduate students from various content areas and grade levels to discuss and work on real world challenges and promising practices they encounter in schools. There are two concentrations for advanced preparation: LBOC (advanced preparation in LBD for those with prior teacher certification in any area other than Exceptional Education LBD) and LBLB (advanced preparation in LBD for those with prior certification in LBD).