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Special Education, BS

Special Education at Greenville University

Prepare to make a difference by teaching students with disabilities in kindergarten through grade 12. Learn diagnostic and teaching methods for curriculum and classroom management, skills for communicating with colleagues and parents, and how to teach in diverse classrooms.

 
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99% pass rate on edTPA

GU education students have a 99% pass rate on the edTPA, a high-stakes test required in the State of Illinois for licensure.

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Behavior specialist

Earn your bachelor of science degree and your LBS-1 (Learning Behavior Specialist-1) Licensure at the same time.

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Job opportunities

When the 2020-2021 school year started, Illinois had a total of 741 openings in special education. Of these, 595 of them are Special Education LBSI (Learning Behavior).

 

Why GU

Faith-based

Faith-based

Learn to incorporate your faith into both your studies and your career.

Double Licensure

Double Licensure

Complete double licensure requirements for early childhood and elementary education in a four-year bachelor's degree program. Double licensure allows teachers to work with students from birth through grade 6 in public schools, providing a wide range of opportunities.

Fully Accredited

Fully Accredited

Our School of Education is accredited through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).

Character Education

Character Education

Earn nationally recognized certification in character education from Character Plus and learn to educate the whole child.

 

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