The Special Education Leadership specialization provides an appropriate degree for mid-career special education professionals interested in meeting the leadership challenge of guiding, mentoring, and shaping special education programs to positively impact student achievement on the elementary, middle, or secondary levels. This specialization focuses on high performance research, practical models, and data-driven decision-making. Candidates must be prepared to participate in practical experiences, teacher performance assessments, and results-oriented expectations and become fully immersed in the legal and ethical standards that govern special education programs. Financial aid, tuition discounts, and referral scholarships may apply – ask your enrollment advisor if you qualify.
This program provides candidates an opportunity to complete the necessary coursework for Wisconsin licensure as a Director of Special Education and Pupil Services (WI #5080).
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission