Traditional Route To Special Education Teacher Certification

We posed this question to the special education teachers in our Mighty community on Facebook : What’s one secret about your job you wish the rest of the world knew?” Their answers were honest, heartfelt and gave us some real insight into what their jobs entail. The Washington State Achievement Council administers the Future Teachers Scholarship and Loan Repayment Program This program provides financial assistance to resident students who are working toward their certification as a special education teacher.

Most special education teachers use computers to keep records of their students’ performance, prepare lesson plans, and update IEPs. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports job growth for the special education industry is expected to be 6% through 2022. Elementary education, special education, or an academic subject (physics, chemistry) combined with a minor in special education. The only adaptation that the teacher had to make (and was fully willing), was to …