LIU Post’s 15-credit advanced certificate is designed for current teachers who wish to develop instructional strategies for special needs students in grades 7 to 12. The program emphasizes inclusive classroom management, types of emotional and physical behavior problems, resource room design, and effective assessment. Courses take into consideration all types of disabilities, including autism, Down syndrome, speech and language delay and ADD/ADHD. The program fulfills the course requirements for New York State certification as a Secondary Special Education Content Area Specialist. A state examination is required for certification.Course Offerings
The 15-credit program is comprised of five courses. Click here for course descriptions.Classes at Two LIU Campuses
This program is available at two Long Island University campuses: LIU Post in Brookville, N.Y. (Nassau County) or LIU Brentwood in Brentwood, N.Y. (Suffolk County).
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment in special education is expected to grow by 17 percent through 2020 thanks to earlier diagnosis of learning disabilities.Apply Now
Faculty members are seasoned educators with a broad range of experience working with students with disabilities in academic and clinical settings. Read more…
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