Director of Special Education and Pupil Services (DSEPS)
If you’re passionate about special education and want to take the next step in your career, this online Director of Special Education and Pupil Services program will prepare you to be successful.
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Who Should Attend
If you hold a Master's degree in Special Education, School Psychology, or School Administration along with relevant licensure and teaching experience, you are qualified to apply for admission to this program, leading to Wisconsin DPI Educational License 80.
Be better prepared to lead
This 15-credit online program is for individuals who are ready to step into the important leadership role as directors of special education and pupil services. The UW-Eau Claire DSEPS program has a long-standing reputation for excellence, yet we understand the importance of continually improving so our graduates are well-prepared. That is why we have recently revamped the curriculum based on recommendations from past participants and practicing DSEPS professionals.
Throughout this year-long program, you will be challenged to think from a big picture, systemic point of view by licensed, experienced directors of special education and pupil services. Additionally, when you finish you will be ready to apply for the Wisconsin DPI License #80.
Course topics and dates:
- Systemic Leadership & Ethics
- May 21 – June 22, 2018
- Special Education Law
- June 25 – August 3, 2018
- Leadership in Special Education & Pupil Services
- September 4 – October 19, 2018
- Budget and Finance for DSEPS
- October 22 – December 14, 2018
- February 4 – May 24, 2019
Application Deadline – March 9, 2018
Admission decisions will be made by April 6.