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Graduate Educator Certification

Graduate Educator Certification (Special Education)
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With the guidance and support of KSC faculty in partnership with local special education professionals, candidates for the Graduate Educator Certification Program are able to:

  1. apply special education knowledge and skills so that the individuals with disabilities who they teach can develop academic, social, and transition skills to become meaningful and productive members of a community.
  2. design instruction, assessment, and individualized programs with the student and family at the center of the process.
  3. utilize expertise of special education stakeholders within and outside a school system in a collaborative framework.
  4. celebrate diversity in the context of supporting individuals with disabilities.
  5. act as advocates for individuals with disabilities.
  6. develop belief and value systems that provide a focus for acting as a special educator.
  7. reflect on practice to increase special education knowledge, skills, and beliefs.