Congratulations and Welcome to SPED:RAL!

I’m thrilled you have decided to embark on the journey to obtain your special education licensure with SPED:RAL. Your dedication, love, and care for students in Center Township was evident during our time together. On behalf of the entire SPEDACTS team, thank you for joining and let’s get started!
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Highlights of the Program

  • Significant reduction in the time it takes to complete special education certification
  • Program is aligned with state and Council for Exceptional Children standards

  • Teacher-candidates have on the job training that is supported by mentors and coaches

  • Pathway designed to address P-12 teaching and learning

  • Special efforts made to attract minority and male teacher-candidates

  • Curriculum designed in hybrid (in-person and online) format

  • Content for pathway is intensive and can be completed within an academic school year

  • As compared to tradition universities/colleges, tuition is significantly lower

  • Support of teacher-candidates will continue through passing of required Praxis exams

  • Instructors for SPED: RAL will be properly credentialed and have experience working with children with special needs

  • SPED: RAL’s effectiveness will be determined via an independent organization’s evaluation such as Class Measures (beginning in year 2)

  • SPED: RAL’s pathway has been a year in the making with continuous support and scrutiny by the Indiana Department of Education, Educator Preparation Programs reviewers

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