Special Education

Demand is high across the country for talented special education teachers. Learn how to meet the needs of a diverse learners and change the lives of individuals and families. Faculty in the department of Curriculum & Instruction engage teacher candidates in foundational coursework and prepare them to use research-driven methods to engage diverse learners and promote positive and equitable learning outcomes. Our initial licensure programs (designed for students who are not already certified) offer a sequence of coursework that closely aligns with clinical field experiences, preparing teacher candidates for a spring semester of student teaching. William & Mary also offers an online M.A.Ed. and certificates for practicing teachers.

Explore the options at William & Mary to study special education: