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Southeastern's Master of Arts in Teaching, Special Education - Early Interventionist: Birth-5 program is an alternative program leading to Louisiana teaching certification in early intervention. A strong emphasis is placed on relevant field experiences throughout the program. Students are required to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to have a positive impact on student achievement in children birth through five years old.
Accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation / National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and Council for Exceptional Children
This program has been recognized as one of the best online SPED Master's Programs in the nation!
Course objectives and learner outcomes are aligned with COMPASS/Louisiana Components of Effective Teaching, Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium and College of Education Conceptual Framework
The TeachLivE virtual-rehearsal classroom featuring real-time avatars with unique characteristics is available for students to practice classroom management, pedagogy and content teaching skills in a virtual environment
Lekotek, a toy lending library with child and family support, offers pedagogical experiences for students and opportunities for collaboration with schools and community groups
Snoezelen, a multi-sensory environment to support children and other individuals, provides opportunities for student involvement with multiple disciplines on campus, schools and community groups
Total semester hours required: 39
Field experiences in diverse settings and student teaching or internship
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Special Education, Mild/Moderate, Grades 1-5
Bachelor of Science in Middle School Education and Special Education, Mild/Moderate, Grades 4-8
Master of Special Education
Student Council for Exceptional Children
Southeastern Education Association for Students
Kappa Delta Pi
Phi Delta Kappa
Phi Kappa Phi
Dr. Colleen Klein-Ezell, Program Coordinator
Mailing address: SLU 10749, Hammond, LA 70402
On-campus address: Cate Teacher Education Center, Room 232C