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Special Education for Teacher Leaders, Learning and Behavior Disorders

Western Kentucky University

12 months
Duration
953 USD/credit
917 USD/credit
607 USD/credit
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About

This Special Education for Teacher Leaders, Learning and Behavior Disorders program at Western Kentucky University is designed to develop Teacher Leaders who can positively impact student learning in their classrooms and schools while serving students with Learning and Behavior Disorders. 

Overview

Advanced preparation programs include Professional Learning Communities in which students interact with other graduate student from various content areas and grade levels to discuss and work on real world challenges and promising practices they encounter in schools.

Special Education for Teacher Leaders, Learning and Behavior Disorders students are expected to become competent in theory, research, and application of best teaching practices related to exceptional students with Learning and Behavior Disorders and exhibit appropriate teacher disposition behaviors as indicated by the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences Teacher Disposition Rating Form. All courses in the program carry critical performance indicators (CPIs) that must be completed before the final course grade will be recorded. 

Each course’s CPI becomes a part of the portfolio that is reviewed at the end of each semester for progress through the program. Note: To be eligible to be recommended for certification as a teacher for Exceptional Children (Grades P-12), Learning and Behavior Disorders, students must document that they have received passing score(s) on the required Praxis II examination(s).

Mission

Western Kentucky University (WKU) prepares students of all backgrounds to be productive, engaged, and socially responsible citizen-leaders of a global society. The University provides research, service and lifelong learning opportunities for its students, faculty, and other constituents. WKU enriches the quality of life for those within its reach.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Foundations of Teacher Leadership
  • Curriculum Development
  • Classroom Instruction Strategies 
  • School and Classroom Assessment 
  • Action Research Design for Teacher Leaders
  • Action Research Capstone for Teacher Leaders

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

31 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants who are alumni of WKU teacher preparation programs must have or be eligible for a teaching certificate1 in LBD or another certifiable area, and must submit a copy of the certificate or statement of eligibility with their applications.
  • Applicants who completed their initial certification program at another Kentucky institution with at least a 2.75 GPA2 for all previous coursework (undergraduate and graduate) must have or be eligible for a teaching certificate1 in LBD or another certifiable area, and must submit a copy of the certificate or statement of eligibility with their applications.
  • Applicants who completed their initial certification program at an accredited out-of-state institution with at least a 2.75 GPA2 for all previous coursework

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    953 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 953 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    917 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 917 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    607 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 607 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Bowling Green

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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