Teaching special education requires a person with a special set of skills. It takes special knowledge, strong teaching skills, compassion, humor, creativity and patience. Through coursework and laboratory experiences within the professional studies component of each program, AUM will help you develop the cognitive and affective skills that will enable you to become a successful, competent, committed, reflective educator. An internship is also required to obtain complete this program.
Courses in Special Education use a blend of technology and media to support candidates in a variety of learning environments. Courses focus on topics such as, assistive technology, autism, behavior management, assessment, working with parents and families and high incidence disabilities. All Special Education programs prepare teachers to provide specially designed instruction for students with exceptionalities and to work across diverse educational settings.
Early Childhood Special Education Plan of Study(Birth - Age 8)
Collaborative Teacher Plan of Study (K - 6th grade)
Collaborative Teacher Plan of Study (6th -12th grade)