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Special Education: Adapted Curriculum K-12
Thank you for your interest in the Special Education, Adapted Curriculum program offered through Radford University and the Virginia Consortium for Teacher Preparation in Special Education Adapted Curriculum: Supporting Students with Severe Disabilities and Autism. Other members of the consortium include George Mason University, James Madison University, Norfolk State University and Virginia Commonwealth University.
Although our coursework is delivered through a combination of hybrid and distance-learning approaches, we stress the importance of hands-on experiences. We use real-time, interactive, multipoint video conference and face-to-face instruction and interactive course management to build a single virtual “classroom” among participants at each of the six universities.
Discover Your Options
DEGREE SEEKING OPTIONS
- A master’s degree in special education with a concentration in special education, adapted curriculum. Persons with a bachelor’s degree take up to 39 hours of coursework in education and adapted curriculum and 6 hours of internship to obtain initial licensure in special education, adapted curriculum. There is also a master’s only option with room for electives for those not seeking licensure through Radford University.
- Graduate students in the special education, general curriculum master’s program take four additional courses to add endorsement in adapted curriculum.
NON-DEGREE SEEKING OPTIONS
- Practicing teachers licensed in special education, general curriculum or old categorical areas of endorsement take four courses to add endorsement in special education, adapted curriculum.
- Any of the seven courses in severe disabilities can be used for professional development and recertification points with approval from your school district.
- Provisionally licensed teachers submit their VDOE transcript analysis and work with their advisor to develop a program of study which satisfies the courses listed as deficiencies.