Special Education (Pre-K-12)
Shimada Resource Center
College of Education and Human Development
150 Ritter Annex
1301 Cecil B. Moore Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19122
The Special Education (PreK-12) program in the College of Education and Human Development equips teachers with deep understandings of the sociocultural context of education, high-impact instructional practices, and empirically-supported, preventative approaches to provide equitable education to children with disabilities.
The program features uphold and further both the College’s and the University's mission in the following ways:
- Promoting evidence-based practice and effective implementation in the classroom
- Recognizing and ameliorating the impact of socio-cultural factors on the education of children with disabilities
- Advocating inclusive practices both within schools and within society as a whole
- Emphasizing preventative approaches to support improved teaching and learning