109 University Square
Erie, PA 16541
105 Commercial Center Drive
Ruskin, FL 33573
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Outstanding teachers are themselves products of an outstanding education. They come from preparation in a program that rewards academic achievement, emphasizes the importance of each child as an individual, and is grounded in a mastery of the theories
of learning and education. Become a positive force of educational change and impact in your community when you earn your special education degree from Gannon University.
Gain real-world knowledge through key special education courses including:
Literacy for Students with Exceptionalities: Research, select, develop and practice instructional strategies to enhance literacy development of children with exceptionalities. Includes a 30-hour field experience.
Low Incidence Disabilities: Learn about specific issues related to a variety of significant disabilities that are included in the general category of low incidence. Includes a 90-hour field experience.
Methods and Materials for Teaching English as
a Second Language/Teaching English Language
Learners: Explore and practice traditional and innovative methodologies for teaching language skills to non-native speakers PreK-12.
Our special education program is designed for your success. Through curriculum flexibility and high-quality educational opportunities, you can:
Early Childhood and Special Education
“This program places us in real classrooms, where we gain extensive experience and learn useful strategies. All of our education professors are passionate about what they teach, sharing this passion with us. This program has done an excellent job so far in preparing me for my future as a teacher.”
Phone: 814-871-7240Toll Free: 1-800-426-6668
Office Location:Gitnik Manse162 W. Sixth St.
Gannon University's Undergraduate Education Programs Recognized as One of the Most Affordable Bachelor’s in Education Teacher Certification Programs in the Mid-Atlantic Region.
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