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Special Education for Teacher Leaders, Moderate and Severe Disabilities

Western Kentucky University

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

The Special Education for Teacher Leaders, Moderate and Severe Disabilities program at Western Kentucky University area offers courses and experiences for the advanced preparation of Exceptional Education teachers in Moderate and Severe Disabilities and for those seeking additional certification in Moderate and Severe Disabilities who already hold LBD certification.

Overview

The first component, Special Education for Teacher Leaders, Moderate and Severe Disabilities, provides advanced level pedagogy, leadership, and content related to Kentucky Teacher Standards and applicable to all P-12 teachers working in the wide gamut of developmental levels and content areas. 

The second component, Specialization, directs the candidate into an individual program in content, pedagogy, and/or areas of professional growth consistent with the goals of each candidate and related to serving students with Moderate and Severe Disabilities.  An Action Research Project for Teacher Leaders focusing on a classroom, school, or district issue is the capstone for the completion of the program.

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 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 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 (undergraduate and graduate) must have or be eligible for a teaching certificate1 and must submit a copy of the certificate or statement of eligibility with their applications.

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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