About Us

Learn about the Department of Special Education, including our mission, our focus, and more.

We Train Educators That Make a Difference

The Department of Special Education is committed to making a difference for people with disabilities and their families by increasing their success in schools, workplaces, and community settings. We train the teachers that make that difference. Whether you are thinking of becoming a teacher, specializing with a Master's, or culminating your studies with a doctorate, the Department of Special Education can help you realize your goals. 

Our Mission:

To develop the untapped potential of individuals with disabilities, talents, and diverse backgrounds and to make a significant positive impact on the learning and life environments of people with exceptionalities

Our Focus:

Improving outcomes through professional development and social change

Our Faculty

Learn about our faculty. Visit the SPED faculty/staff directory.