Adaptive special education endorsement offered online
July 13, 2012
Across the nation there is a shortage of special education teachers, and Sterling College is beginning an online adaptive special education program to help Kansas schools fill this need. In partnership with the Associated Colleges of Central Kansas, the Sterling Teacher Education Program will provide the necessary classes for Kansas educators to add an adaptive special education endorsement in grades K-6 or 6-12 to their current elementary or secondary teaching license. This endorsement will be offered in a convenient, online delivery format.
According to one study, 98 percent of the nation’s school districts reported a shortage of special education teachers. A study by the U.S. Department of Education showed that of