Clasroom Type: Online and on campus classes
Prepares teachers holding an initial license to identify and champion the strengths and assets of individuals ages 5 - 21 with differing abilities, including those with identified disabilities. Designed for teachers who want an endorsement but are not seeking a master's, equipping them with impactful and effective skills for leading inclusive classrooms and collaborating with other professionals.
Interest Categories: Education & Counseling Social & Behavioral Sciences
Campus: CU Denver
The Special Education Generalist Endorsement (without an MA) prepares teachers holding an initial license to identify and champion the strengths and assets of children ages 5-21 with differing abilities, including those with identified disabilities. This program is for teachers who want to add the endorsement but are not seeking a master’s degree. CU Denver equips you with the most impactful and effective skills for leading inclusive classrooms and collaborating with the professionals in the field and the community. The program is fully accredited by the Colorado Department of Education and the Council for Exceptional Children.
This program is perfect if you are:
The School of Education & Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver attracts students who are passionate about careers in teaching. We match their passion with an education that is rooted in diversity, technology, proven approaches and real-world practice. That’s why our graduates are prepared to make immediate and life-long impacts on people, communities and the world.
Recommendation for endorsement(s) is made by the Special Education Program, but the endorsement is granted by the State of Colorado. Individual State requirements vary and may include teaching experience and examinations in addition to a valid teaching credential. Students should consult with the Colorado Department of Education (http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdeprof/licensure_authorization_landing) or the state in which they wish to be endorsed for the most updated endorsement requirements.
Recommended Completion Time:2 to 3 years
Required Credits for Completion:24 Credits
We practice "rolling admission" and after your application is complete, we strive to notify you of your admission status in no more than two to three weeks.
The following deadlines are firm, early submissions are encouraged.
Fall Semester: June 1
Spring Semester: November 1
Summer Semester: April 1
Admissions Interview: An interview may be required as part of the admissions process. If so, applicants will be contacted with more details.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-315-6300.
This program accepts applications for every fall, spring, and summer term. We recommended you submit your application at least four months prior to the start of the semester for which you are seeking admission. We strive to provide rolling decisions in which we communicate admissions decisions to applicants within two weeks of submitting a complete application.