Special Education

Special Education Programs

Marywood's special education programs are NCATE accredited and designed to explore the total environment of the child and adolescent, including the classroom, home, and community.

Marywood offers a dual certification, undergraduate degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education/Special Education.

Upon completion of the program, you will be qualified to provide services in general education classrooms (with or without supportive services), resource rooms, and various types of self-contained special classes.

Our faculty believe that there is no typical at-risk child or adolescent, nor any one curriculum that matches each disability. They focus on the similarities among all children, not the narrow dissimilar features that separate them.

Service Learning

Service learning is an important component of the special education programs at Marywood. Through service learning, students work within the local community, learn, and reflect about what they have accomplished.

More about service learning at Marywood

Alumni Spotlight

“I not only received the skills and knowledge to educate what I hope to be the ‘leaders and decision makers of tomorrow,’ at Marywood- but more importantly, I learned what it means to have zest, passion, joy, and love for others; and I am determined to spread that love for life and knowledge as far as my two feet will take me.”

Gina Pirozzi

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