Special Education

The Special Education programs and specializations are committed to developing future professionals and leaders in the fields of special education instruction, research, and education.


Special Education programs are offered in three areas, depending on the degree a student pursues: K­-8 and 5­-12 Instructional Strategist I: Mild/Moderate and K­12 Instructional Strategist II: Behavior Disorder/Learning Disabilities. All teacher licensure and certification programs are approved by the Iowa Department of Education.

Group of special education students with teacher


Program Coordinator
Suzanne Woods-Groves

N426 Lindquist Center
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