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Specialist in Learning and Behavior

As teacher candidates in the largest specialty program in the college, Specialists in Learning and Behavior are prepared to teach children with a range of special needs, such as learning, emotional, and intellectual disabilities, orthopedic impairments, autism spectrum disorders, multiple disabilities, and traumatic brain injuries. Specialists in this field are found at all grade levels and are qualified to assess the needs of all students and to design and modify lessons to meet those individual needs.

Licensure/Endorsement Earned:

Learning Behavior Specialist 1, PreK-21

Program Features

  • Highly respected special education preparation program in the state and one of the largest in the nation
  • More than 600 hours in two full semesters of clinical experience prior to student teaching
  • Experience in various diverse settings serving learners with a range of disabilities
  • Strong partnerships across the state utilized for placements and collaboration in program refinement
  • Hands-on experiences with assistive technology skills in our Special Education Assistive Technology (SEAT) Center
  • Service opportunities through multiple registered student organizations
  • A job market currently experiencing a shortage of teachers
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