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Department of Special Education

History

  • 1980 The Center of Special Education was established and assumed much of the function before the Department of SPED came into being
  • 1992 & 1996 Offered one-year coursework for a post baccalaureate SPED teaching certificate under the Department of Elementary Education
  • 1997 Department of SPED was established-offering an undergraduate program
  • 2001 Offered a master’s degree in SPED
  • 2004 Offered one-year coursework for a post baccalaureate SPED teaching certificate in the secondary level
  • 2009 Offered coursework for a gifted and talented teaching certificate for in-service teachers
  • 2009 Offered in-service teachers with master degree programs.