Special Education Specialization

Special Education teacher

The Master of Education with Special Education (SPED) Specialization is a practitioner’s program. Each course is organized to provide the pre-service and in-service candidate with hands-on training and quality classroom learning experiences. Each cohort begins in the fall semester. Courses are tailored to the location and needs of the students. The majority of SPED courses are hybrid (face-to-face/online) with a few offered completely online. Face-to-face sessions are held in Portland, Newberg, and Redmond.

The SPED program provides authorizations in special education to teach preschool, school age (K-12) and transition students (through 21 years of age).  Each candidate receives a generalist's endorsement in 'mild to moderate' and 'moderate to severe' placements in preschool through transition programs.

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Kipp Wilfong

Kipp Wilfong

Admissions Counselor, Graduate Education Programs