Endorsement in Early Childhood Special Education


Program Details

City University of Seattle's Endorsement program in Early Childhood Special Education provides current and potential special education and early childhood education teachers the opportunity to earn a focused endorsement in special education for children aged three through nine. It can be completed as an emphasis in our other education programs. Courses cover the following topics:
  • federal and state legislation
  • assessment and evaluation
  • Individualized Education Programs (IEPs)
  • supporting the family structure
  • collaboration and community support

Effective In-Class and Online Learning

Classes are offered in a mixed-mode setting for students who prefer a mix of in-class and online learning. Each course utilizes faculty members who are experienced, active practitioners in the early childhood special education field, which means you get hands-on experience with relevant, timely issues when it matters. Get in touch with a CityU of Seattle advisor to learn more.

Where CityU Can Take You

When you add an endorsement in Early Childhood Special Education to your teaching certificate, you will be highly qualified to work with children from birth through age nine. If you choose to pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education with an early childhood special education endorsement, you can advance into a role as a program administrator, supervisor or specialist.

Get Started Today!

Upon completion of the program you'll need to pass the Washington Educator Skills Test (WEST-E ®) to earn the endorsement to your teaching credential. Our advisors can assist you in the process. Learn how you can join the over 500 students who choose CityU of Seattle's Albright School of Education to start or advance their education careers each year. Contact an advisor today.