A major/degree in Administration of Special Education is a program that prepares individuals to plan, supervise, and manage programs for exceptional students and their parents.
Includes instruction in special education theory and practice, special education program development, evaluation and assessment in special education, state and federal law and regulations, managing individual education plans, problems of low- and high- disability students, mainstreaming, special education curricula, staff management, parent education, communications and community relations, budgeting, and professional standards and ethics.
Search for colleges that offer a degree in Administration of Special Education (use the College Search feature and enter "special education” or “special education administration” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
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What can you do with a major/degree in Administration of Special Education?
With a major/degree in Administration of Special Education you will likely oversee all the special education programs in a school district.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Administration of Special Education
Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
Publications/Magazines in Administration of Special Education