Special Education

Special Education News

ACT-Residency Program

New opportunity for special education credential candidates to complete a 1-year residency program with a stipend of up to $15,000.  
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Remembering Dr. Lynne Cook

December 22, 2015

Lynne Cook & Fred Weintraub

It is with deep regret that we share the passing of our former colleague, friend, and CSUN faculty member, Dr. Lynne Cook, in August of this year.

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Special Education Department is Awarded a Model Demonstration Grant

November 30, 2015

Special Education

Every year, thousands of students with disabilities leave high school without the skills they need to succeed in their adult life. Data confirms that 65% of students with disabilities, including those with learning disabilities, read below the 20th percentile in eighth grade, and are at high risk for drop out during high school. Drs. Sally Spencer, Sue Sears, Vanessa Goodwin and Nancy Burstein, in CSUN’s Department of Special Education, were recently awarded a grant from the Department of Education to take on the challenge of improving outcomes for this underserved and highly at risk population. Read more

Accelerated Collaborative Teacher (ACT) Preparation Program

March 27, 2015

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INTERESTED IN A 1-YEAR CREDENTIAL PROGRAM? The Accelerated Collaborative Teacher (ACT) Preparation Program may be for YOU!

ACT is offered by California State University, Northridge (CSUN) in partnership with the Los Angeles Unified School District and other collaborating districts.

ACT candidates obtain a credential in one year through full-time study. ACT is available to candidates interested in becoming teachers in elementary, secondary, or special education (mild/moderate disabilities).

View our flyer and visit the ACT website for more information.

Free Workshop with Dr. Ed Ellis

February 5, 2015

Oviatt Library

"K-12 Differentiated Visual Tools for Teaching Discipline-specific Content K-12 Literacy"

Dr. Ed Ellis, a national leader in the creation and effective use of instructional organizers, has created a series of graphic organizers and tools that are directly linked to the Common Core Standards, and he is coming to CSUN to share these exciting new resources. Read more

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