Special Education Collaborative K-6 & 6-12 (SCD)

Special Education Student Teacher Assisting Student

The SCD Program supports the JSU learning-centered mission through development of culturally sensitive collaborative teachers who develop and implement instruction differentiated for the needs of each learner.

  • Class B Professional Teaching Certificate
  • Collaborative strategies combined with differentiated instruction and positive behavioral support.
  • Specialty courses include Assistive Technology, Methods in Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Diversity.
  • Successful completion of the SCD Program qualifies teacher candidates for certification in Collaborative Special Education in K-6 and 6-12, Mild and Severe Settings.
  • Specialized training in Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS).

Potential Careers

  • Certified Teacher of Record in Collaborative/Special Education in grades K-12

Median Annual Salary

Special Education teacher in Alabama  (Average Salary) $52,000