Why Choose Saint Rose for Childhood Education and Special Education?
Remember your favorite teacher, the one who understood how you learned best and whose smile was the greatest reward? Be that teacher for children of all learning abilities and from diverse backgrounds, especially those with special learning needs, in grades 1 through 6. Gain a solid foundation of skills and knowledge in teaching all subjects for this crucial stage of childhood development.
Through comprehensive coursework in a variety of disciplines, you’ll learn the type of teaching and collaboration expected in schools nationwide. Enjoy superlative classroom instruction from professors who are experts in special education and general education. Gain over 150 hours of fieldwork at local districts and in different teaching areas before getting the opportunity to lead your own classroom. You’ll grow your portfolio and career options with two New York State Certifications in both childhood (Grades 1-6) and childhood special education (Grades 1-6). With the combined academic knowledge and hands-on experience, you’ll graduate with the confidence to impact the next generation of learners.