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Happy Teacher M.Ed. Special Education 12 Semester Package

Happy Teacher M.Ed. Special Education 12 Semester Package

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If you are eligible, this degree qualifies for the TEACH grant. Click HERE for more info.This MA program does not include licensure. Check with your state on licensing requirements



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Course Description

It is crucial for educators to understand the difference between 504s and IEPs, which provide distinct support and accommodations for students with disabilities. Understanding these differences enables teachers to meet student needs effectively and ensures legal compliance. 

By the end of the course, educators will have a high level understanding of the legal requirements and procedural aspects of 504 plans and IEPs. They will be equipped to promote inclusive practices, engage families in the process and foster educational success for all students. This course will empower professionals to ensure that every student receives the support they need to thrive in educational settings.

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  1. Analyze the legal frameworks governing the development and implementation of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and Section 504 plans.
  2. Understand the IDEA child find process, including its purpose, procedures, and legal requirements, to effectively identify and evaluate students who may be eligible for special education services and supports.
  3. Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) process implemented in your school/district, including its key components, data-driven decision-making, and evidence-based interventions, to effectively support the academic, behavioral, and social-emotional needs of all students.
  4. Examine the role of family engagement in supporting student success, including effective communication strategies.
  5. Recognize the benefits of creating an inclusive learning environment for all students, including increased academic engagement, improved social-emotional well-being, and enhanced cultural competency.

Course Instructors

M.Ed. in Special Education

If you are eligible, this degree qualifies for the TEACH grant. Click HERE for more info.This MA program does not include licensure. Check with your state on licensing requirements

Course Number Semester Credits Course Title(s)
Happy Teacher Courses 12 ABC’s of 504’s and IEP’s
Trauma Information in Education
Integrating Social-Emotional Learning
AI in Education
*Other Happy Teacher courses may be substituted
EDU 512 3 Educational Research Methods
EDU 531 3 Teaching & Working in a Multicultural Setting
EDU 590 3 Capstone Seminar
EDU 559 3 Home, School, Community Relations
EDU 567 3 Characteristics with Individuals with Disabilities
EDU 565 3 Methods/ Curriculum: Behavior Disorders K-12
EDU 569 3 Methods/ Curriculum: Learning Disabilities K-12
EDU 507 3 Diagnostic Assessment Practices in Reading and Language Arts