Collaborative Teacher K-6 (Special Education)

Collaborative K-6 teachers are responsible for providing detailed and developmentally appropriate instruction to K-6 students who have cognitive, behavioral, physical, and/or multiple disabilities. The collaborative K-6 teacher is knowledgeable about a variety of subjects and uses a vast range of sound research-based strategies to “individualize” instruction.

The collaborative K-6 degree is for candidates who would like to teach elementary aged students with cognitive, behavioral, physical and/or multiple disabilities. Collaborative K-6 teachers often characterize themselves as nurturing, well organized, and creative with the ability and desire to lead students to success.

Program features include:

  • Collaborative K-6 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. Debbie Ferguson
Professor of Collaborative Education
McCain Hall Room 221
(256) 216-6627

Degrees, Minors or Certificates Offered

Bachelor of Science in Education

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