ACT-R is committed to preparing the highest quality special educators, teachers who are able to assume leadership roles and serve as change agents in high need schools. With a focused purpose to improve student outcomes, ACT-R graduates will promote educational equity for English learners and children, adolescents, and young adults with special needs.


ACT-R is accepting applications during the summer of 2014 until spaces are filled in the following specializations: mild/moderate disabilities, moderate/severe disabilities, deaf/hard of hearing, and early childhood special education.

Current Work

Special Ed. ACT Handbook

Keynote Rollanda O'Connor's slides from the January 2012 Language and Learning Institute

View our Fall 2011 Newsletter