Mission Statement for Special Education Programs

Our mission is to create a dynamic partnership of faculty, students, administrators and local communities working collaboratively to prepare outstanding special educators to work with a diverse population of pupils with mild and moderate disabilities. Our goal is for all within this partnership to demonstrate the highest levels of ethical standards, current theoretical understandings, and application of best practices, structured within the guidelines of state administrative code


The special educator of students with mild and moderate disabilities as a collaborator in decision making and instruction based on a foundation of didactic and field experiences.