Collaborative 6-12 (Special Education)

Collaborative 6-12 teachers are responsible for providing detailed and developmentally appropriate instruction to students in grades 6-12 who have cognitive, behavioral, physical, and/or multiple disabilities. The collaborative 6-12 teacher uses a vast range of sound research based strategies to individualize instruction and assist in the learning processes within the secondary school setting.

Collaborative 6-12 teachers design and teach appropriate curricula based on individual students’ needs and abilities, considering academic, behavioral and social aspects of students’ lives. Teachers in the collaborative 6-12 setting often characterize themselves as task-oriented, well organized, and creative with the ability and desire to lead students to success.

Program features include:

  • Collaborative 6-12 certification
  • Program that includes 13 hours towards a minor/courses to specialize in an area
  • Employment in collaborative classrooms including inclusive settings
  • Interactive campus and online courses
  • Around the clock access to coursework
  • Affordable tuition and access to financial aid programs

Program Contact

Dr. Wade Myhan
Assistant Professor of Collaborative Education
McCain Hall Room 202
(256) 216-6641

Degrees, Minors or Certificates Offered

Bachelor of Science

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