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Enhance supervisory skills in special education

Expand knowledge and skills needed to supervise other educators

Special Education: Supervision (Post-Masters Certification)

Offered by: Special Education

SRU's Special Education - Supervision Certification will prepare you to become a supervisor of special education.

DESCRIPTION:

If you already have a master's degree in special education, the post-master's school supervision program can help you become a certified special education supervisor. For Pennsylvania certification eligibility, candidates must complete an approved program and have at least five years of teaching experience in special education.

HIGHLIGHTS:

SRU's Special Education - Supervision Certification offers:

  • Current classroom teachers and specialists an opportunity to earn a Special Education Supervision Certificate and an M.Ed. in one calendar year.
  • An exclusively online program for busy professionals with families and outside responsibilities.
  • A practicum that can be done at the student's workplace without the need for a sabbatical or leave of absence.
  • A curriculum aligned with the ELCC Standards and focused on various aspects of educational leadership
  • An opportunity to earn a significant salary as a school administrator

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Online Application 
  • Application Fee
  • A Copy of Teaching Certificate
  • Resume
  • Two Letters of Recommendation: two from a professional or one from a professional and one from a faculty member
    (Student is responsible for sending form link to the evaluator)
  • Official Transcripts- Undergraduate/Graduate (Official transcripts must be sent by institution via electronic transcript e-share to graduate.admissions@sru.edu or via mail- faxed copies will not be considered official) 
  • Resume

*Applicants may submit supplemental application materials as a PDF or JPEG file via email (graduate.admissions@sru.edu), fax (724-738-2146), or mail. Applicants may also choose to submit their supplemental materials via the wufoo forms linked above. 

* If you are not a resident of Pennsylvania, please check the list of most recent states approved for online classes and internships by clicking here to see if SRU is authorized to offer distance education and/or field experiences in your state of residency.

*Clearances are due no later than one (1) week prior to deadline for course registration for each program's practicum/field experience-----no student will be permitted to register for their program's practicum and take part in practicum/field experiences without clear clearances on file at SRU. Students are to send the following by the due date:

  • Clear Act 34 Criminal History Record: NO record...NONE concerning prohibitive offenses.  A meeting headed by the Dean of the College of Education is required if clearances show non-prohibitive offenses.   Clearance must be less than one year old at the time of submission.
  • Clear Act 114 FBI Record Check: NO record...NONE concerning prohibitive offenses. A meeting headed by the Dean of the College of Education is required if clearances show non-prohibitive offenses.   Clearance must be less than one year old at the time of submission.
  • Clear Act 151 Child Abuse Background Check: NO record...NONE concerning prohibitive offenses.  A meeting headed by the Dean of the College of Education is required if clearances show non-prohibitive offenses.   Clearance must be less than one year old at the time of submission.
  • Act 24 Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification: NO record...NONE concerning prohibitive offenses.  A meeting headed by the Dean of the College of Education is required if clearances show non-prohibitive offenses.  Students must file an updated Act 24 with SRU if any additional arrests/convictions occur while enrolled at SRU.