If you believe that all students, regardless of ability or disability, deserve high quality educational experiences, and that all young children deserve a strong start in life, then the Department of Special Education and Early Childhood Studies is the place for you.
Our department’s nationally renowned faculty members are leaders in sound, cutting-edge research. Blending theory with practical field-tested applications, the department’s teacher preparation programs in Special Education and in Early Childhood Studies offer the best in research-based best practices in the schools.
As a result, teacher candidates in the department complete their programs as highly effective and caring educators who excel professionally. As such, they are highly sought after by employers in Idaho, the Northwest and the nation.
Please explore our department’s programs in more detail to learn how you can make a difference in the lives of children!