Careers in the Field of Special Education

 Assessment Description

To meet the learning needs of students with disabilities, a collaborative group including paraprofessionals, teaching assistants, teachers with different levels of specified training, and special education leaders must be assembled.  

Review the information on the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook for Special Education Teachers.

In 250-500 words, describe some of the various roles of special education teachers. Provide at least two examples of people with whom they might collaborate. Additionally, describe the role that special education teachers have as advocates for students with disabilities.

APA style is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.