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Special Education

Students Studying

The Special Education Certificate qualifies the holder to teach:

  • Grades K-5, all subjects
  • Grades 6-8, all subjects, self-contained classroom
  • Grades K-12, Cognitive Impairment

Calvin also offers a graduate program leading to the K-12 Learning Disabilities endorsement.

Read more about the history and philosophy of Calvin's Special Education Program »

Admission Requirements

Find out what it takes to be a part of the special education program at Calvin.
Admission requirements
Sample Four-Year Plan

Student Teaching

The Special Education Program requires two student teaching placements—one semester in a regular K–5 classroom and a second semester in a special education setting.

Comment from a 2011 Graduate:
"I leave Calvin confident in my abilities as a Special Education teacher.  I know how I can do God's work in my career and that every day I will have opportunities to show his light."