Philadelphia (PRWEB) January 29, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports many school districts are having trouble finding an adequate number of certified special education teachers*. Students with disabilities and learning impairments are routinely integrated into mainstream classrooms. This integration has increased the need for teachers to have additional skills to meet these students’ educational, social, emotional and vocational needs.
As a fact finding source of information, Saint Joseph’s University has created an interactive tool to give teachers a clear picture of the prevalence, requirements and outlook for teaching students with special education needs by state. This tool includes information such as:
To use this interactive tool, please visit http://online.sju.edu/teaching-students-with-special-education-needs-outlook-infographic.
Saint Joseph’s University understands the need for teachers looking to fortify their marketability in today’s teaching field. Advanced training in special education meets the pressing demands of today’s schools. SJU offers an online Master of Science in Special Education that includes specializations and certifications to empower teachers to have a transformative impact on students with special needs while engaging employer interest to help them advance their career.
To learn more about Saint Joseph’s University’s online programs in Special Education, call (866) 758-7670 to speak with a Program Manager or visit us at Online.SJU.edu.