May 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

MEDU 636 - Supervision of Programs for Children with Exceptionalities

A study of the theory and practice of leadership in special education within the larger organizational system. This course will enable future directors of special education to develop an understanding of the responsibilities and potential challenges related to the organization, operation and resources needed for a safe, effective and least restrictive learning environment. The focus will be on current research to best practices and service delivery models of special education for the individual student through analysis and assessment of program functioning.

Prerequisite(s): Candidates must hold an active Illinois Professional Educator License and have 2 years’ full-time experience providing special education services as a:
* special education teacher,
* speech-language pathologist,
* school counselor,
* school nurse,
* school social work, or
* school psychologist.

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