Licensed teachers who want to add a special education generalist endorsement to their teaching license may complete 24 semester hours in graduate level special education courses through the Special Education Generalist Endorsement program. Courses provide the necessary content for teachers to develop the competencies required to work in the special education field as an effective generalist.
Once teachers have been accepted into the program, they are eligible to apply for a Special Education Eligibility (SEE) from the Colorado Department of Education
Upon completion of 24 semester hours of special education courses, teachers may apply to the Colorado Department of Education for an added endorsement as a Special Education Generalist.
Licensed teachers who want to add a special education endorsement while earning a master’s degree should review the program requirements for the Masters in Curriculum and Instruction - Special Education Generalist Emphasis
Teacher candidates who do not hold a teaching license and have been hired as a Special Education Instructor should apply to the Alternative Licensing Program: Special Education Generalist
Admission requirements for the Special Education Generalist Endorsement follow the requirements for the Master in Arts in Curriculum and Instruction. This program is not eligible for financial aid.