112 Special Education Building
Special Education Department Website
Dennis T. Fair
Rebecca Badgett, Richael Barger-Anderson, Robert Bost, Sharon Coben, Dennis Fair, Patrick Grant, Robert Isherwood, Michelle McCollin, Joseph Merhaut, Mike Monfore, Doris O’Shea
The guidelines on admission, professional conduct, and student teaching for this department include, and may go beyond, those required for the College of Education as a whole. Details may be found in the Teacher Education Policy Manual.
The special education department’s programs are for students who choose to pursue careers working with exceptional children who are identified or those who differ significantly from the “average” child to the extent that special instructional methods, materials, and/or related services are required for their education and treatment.
The department offers an undergraduate education program that includes courses in liberal studies, professional education, elementary education, and special education. Students are required to complete a minimum of 40 hours involved in direct contact with individuals who have disabilities prior to their supervised teaching assignments at the junior/senior levels. Throughout the undergraduate program students are required to participate in experience-based learning in order to maximize their development as competent and effective future educators.
Community Programs for Americans with Disabilities Fact Sheet
Special Education Fact Sheet
Special Education Viewbook