The education department at Sweet Briar College now offers a Special Education-General Curriculum K-12 Endorsement. This endorsement is available to students in either the elementary, secondary, or K-12 licensure programs. Approval was granted by the Virginia Department of Education in June of 2008.
In addition to the professional studies courses required for the elementary, secondary, or K-12 licensure tracks, the student wishing to complete the special education endorsement will be required to take the following professional studies courses:
EDUC 211 (3) Teaching Diverse Learners
EDUC 313 (3) Adapting for Diverse Learners in General Education K-12
EDUC 316 (3) Classroom Management: Techniques and Interventions K-12
EDUC 322 (3) Assessments in Special Education General Curriculum K-12
EDUC 410 (3) Transition, Collaboration, and Consultation in Special Education K-12
These courses provide hands-on field experiences working with special needs in both inclusive and self-contained settings.