Skip to content Skip to Live Chat
Close Nav

Online Degrees

Part of Western Governors University

July 29, 2020

Teaching & Education

Ebook: Becoming a SPED teacher.

A young special education teacher works with one of her students.

No one will tell you that teaching students with special needs is easy, but if you’re thinking about pursuing special education, you might not find a more rewarding career. As a special education (SPED) teacher, you’ll help each child find their unique talents and abilities and develop individualized plans to help them learn.

Unlike classroom teachers, who instruct large groups of students, SPED teachers work with fewer students but work with them more closely, forming deeper relationships with them. With a wide variety of students and settings, SPED teachers can choose to work with the whole student population or in a smaller setting that feels like the best fit.

Download our Becoming a SPED Teacher ebook here to learn more about the difference you could make as a special education teacher.

Share this:

One online university. Four colleges. Flexible degrees.

Our focus on your success starts with our focus on four high-demand fields: K–12 teaching and education, nursing and healthcare, information technology, and business. Every degree program at WGU is tied to a high-growth, highly rewarding career path. Which college fits you?

Want to see all the degrees WGU has to offer? View all degrees