Director of Special Education Endorsement

Individuals who earn the general administrative endorsement are eligible for the Director of Special Education Endorsement by meeting the following state requirements:

  • General administrative endorsement
  • Master’s degree
  • Required courses (30 SH distributed among these areas)

Required Courses

Introduction to Exceptional Children and Adolescents/Special Education

SPE500Introduction to Exceptional Children and Adolescents/Special Education

Special Methods Course in Three Areas of Exceptionality

SPE507Methods of Social/Emotional Support

SPE509Literacy Instruction for Students with Disabilities

SPE527Differentiated and Individualized Curriculum and Instruction

SPE523Mathematics Instruction for Students with Disabilities

SPE502Language Development and Challenges in Children and Adolescents

SPE542Methods of Teaching Students with Moderate to Severe Mental Handicap

Educational Psychological Diagnosis and Remedial Techniques

SPE501Educational and Diagnostic Assessment of Exceptional Children and Adolescents

Guidance and Counseling

HSC534School Counseling: Theory, Issues and Practice

Administration and Supervision of Programs for Exceptional Children and Adolescents

SPE561Administration and Supervision of Programs for Exceptional Children, Adolescents and Young Adults