Why Become an Intern in Special Education?
Stipends: Each intern is eligible for a stipend to assist with the cost of university coursework.
Mentoring and guidance: University faculty provide ongoing credential advisement and support throughout the program.
Program emphasis: The program is designed to provide a hands-on, reality-based course of study, link theory with practice, and develop reflective practitioners prepared to serve students with disabilities from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
Collegial support: Cohort-based intern seminars each semester provide collegial support through the exchange of ideas, networking, and collaborative problem solving.
Classroom support: One-to-one support is provided in the intern's own classroom by an experienced educator and CSUN faculty.
Acceleration of advanced study: Intern coursework may be applied to a Master's Degree in Special Education.