Dr. Tiwari, Ashwini - Associate Professor
Dr. Kelly, John - Associate Professor
Tristan Jackson, Academic Success Coord. III
Terrilyn Ratcliff, Academic Success Coord. III
The Special Education Teaching Program incorporates research-based practices and interventions to address the various learning
needs of students with disabilities.
By fostering collaboration among educators, families, and specialists, the program strives to create a supportive and inclusive learning environment for all students regardless of their learning needs.
The Urban Education Department offers a Special Education major that leads to certifications in:
- EC - 12 Special Education
- EC - 6 Core Subjects
- ESL Supplemental
This 123-credit hour program prepares you to teach students of all ages and disabilities. After finishing this program, you will earn a Bachelor of Arts in Education. This program is focused on current research-based practices and intervention for students with an array of learning needs and who come form socially and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Candidates engage in field-based coursework and complete a year-long student teaching experience in preparation for a successful career in education. Our diverse communities require highly qualified teachers who represent our student population to provide dynamic, equitable educational experiences for all school children.