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TEACHING THAT IMPACTS POSITIVE CHANGE

Our mentor-led, field-based cohort will prepare graduates for a Georgia Professional Standards teaching certificate, level-4 (or T-4), and graduate with a teaching certificate in Dyslexia Endorsement.

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Key Benefits of this Degree

What can my career look like with this degree?

$42K
Entry Level Avg Salary
22
Different Career Options
10
Complimentary Minors

Career Paths for Special Education Majors

Ileana Dejesus

Alumna wants to end late diagnoses of disabilities

When her friend was diagnosed with a learning disability in high school, special education major Ileana DeJesus was ignited with passion for children with learning disabilities—and supporting them in the classroom. 

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CAEP, Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation

 

 

The College of Education was nationally accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) in May 2022. Accreditation is a nongovernmental activity based on peer review that serves the dual functions of assuring quality and promoting continuous improvement.  

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Special Education

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Stephen Wills

Dr. Stephen Wills

Program Co-Coordinator
Room 228A
478-445-4481
Education

PhD, University of Alabama; MEd, Georgia College & State University; BS, Auburn University

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Dr. Kim Muschaweck

Program Co-Coordinator
Room 228I
478-445-5404
Education

PhD, Texas A&M University; MA, University of St. Thomas; BA, Salem College

Research

Instructional coaching methods that positively impact the implementation of research based instructional practices; Call to vocation’s impact on teacher retention; Teacher knowledge and beliefs about pedagogical principles and the impact on the provision of differentiated instruction.

Michael Lerzo

Academic Advisor I
478-445-6298
Education

M.A.T., Secondary Education
Georgia College & State University

B.A., Spanish
Georgia College & State University