Welcome to the Special Education Program in the Department of Teaching and Learning at The University of Iowa. Our programs and specializations are designed to develop future professionals in the fields of special education instruction, research, and education. The programs are offered in K-8 and 5-12 Instructional Strategist I: Mild/Moderate, and K-12 Instructional Strategist II: BD/LD areas. All teacher licensure/certification programs are approved by the Iowa Department of Education.
The College of Education teacher preparation programs in both elementary and secondary education made the "Best Value" colleges of education list in the state of Iowa, according to an announcement from the National Council on Teacher Quality. UI makes list of 'Best Value' for colleges of education (Iowa Now)
If you are considering a career in special education, please watch this 5 minute video from the U.S. Department of Education.
N459 Lindquist Center
Iowa City, IA 52242-1529
Additional Contact Info: Dean Nick Colangelo Faculty/Staff Directory