Industry News in Special Education

Special education is constantly evolving. As a teacher or professional, it’s important to stay up to date on the latest industry news and trending topics in the field. Explore this page to discover industry news, informative articles, and helpful resources.

What You Need to Know About Teaching Special Ed in Florida

What You Need to Know About Teaching Special Ed in Florida

If you’re considering a career in special education, the timing couldn’t be better. A recent U.S. News & World Report article laments the teacher-shortage crisis looming across the country and the particularly severe scarcity in special education. In fact, according to a study from the Learning Policy Institute, most states – including Florida – identified special education as a shortage area […]

What Degrees in Secondary Education Are Available?

What Degrees in Secondary Education Are Available?

Want to impact the mental, emotional and educational growth of future generations? Consider secondary education! Learn about the degree options here!

Top Challenges Facing Today's Special Educators

Top Challenges Facing Today’s Special Educators

Ever since the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was introduced in 1975 – guaranteeing students with exceptional needs access to free and appropriate public education – the field of special education has changed substantially. One thing has remained constant: special education is a charged topic. From concerns on how to attract high-quality teaching candidates to optimizing curriculum and […]

These 8 Top Special Education Jobs Are Hiring Now

These 8 Top Special Education Jobs Are Hiring Now

Whether you want to work in a classroom or not, there are lots of ways to get involved in the field of special education. A range of different positions are available both inside the classroom and out, and not all of them require a Master’s in special education degree. Depending on your interests and skills, your desired work environment, […]

The SCERTS Model and Your Classroom

The SCERTS Model and Your Classroom

When developing an inclusive teaching approach for your classroom, do you struggle with which method to implement? If you’re teaching both neurotypical students and children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), consider the SCERTS Model, which stands for Social Communication, Emotional Regulation and Transactional Support. This research-based method takes a multidisciplinary approach and outlines individualized strategies to help […]