Special Educator II License with Master’s (MS. Ed.) Option
The Special Educator II license program is designed for teacher candidates who do not hold a teaching license.
To prepare teachers to work with students with mild, moderate, and/or severe disabilities. Candidates who successfully complete this program fulfill the requirements of the Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC) and are eligible for initial teacher licensure or the addition of a special education endorsement in Oregon.
- Effectively teach students who have a wide range of cognitive, physical, emotional and learning disabilities.
- Understand current, credible research findings on disability, instruction, assessment and behavior management.
- Provide enriched learning opportunities for students with disabilities in self-contained classrooms, resource rooms or general education classrooms.
The special educator program prepares teacher candidates to work with students with mild, moderate, and/or severe disabilities. The Oregon TSPC requires each candidate to be authorized to teach at one of three authorization levels: (1) K-12 (2) early childhood/elementary, (3) middle school/high school.