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Special Education and Elementary Education

In Idaho, special education teaching certification includes all types of exceptionalities spanning grades Kindergarten to Grade 12. For elementary, the teaching certification includes grades Kindergarten to Grade 8.

The Dual Special Education, Elementary Education option prepares an educator to teach in a special education and/or elementary education setting. The program prepares educators with professional interest in both special education (kindergarten to grade 12) and elementary education (kindergarten to grade 8).

Department Name: Department of Early and Special Education

Official Degree Name: Dual Special Education, Elementary Education

Degree Type: Bachelor of Arts

Type of Idaho Teaching Certification: 1) Exceptional Child Generalist (K-12), and 2) All Subjects (K-8)

What can I do with this degree?

This degree leads to recommendation in certification for two Idaho teaching certificates: 1) Exceptional Child Generalist (K-12), and 2) All Subjects (K-8).

Graduates with this type of certification typically teach in a special education or elementary school setting, working with diverse learners of all abilities.

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The College of Education also offers a range of scholarship opportunities. 

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