M.Ed. - Special Education


Team-Based Learning and Benefits

As you complete your course work, you and your peers will benefit from our cohort-based learning community that models the team-oriented educational workplace. In addition to hands-on fieldwork experiences in actual classrooms, you'll explore key concepts of successful educational practice, including literacy, curriculum development and lesson planning, classroom management strategies, psycho-educational assessment, creating individualized lesson plans (IEPs) and techniques to adapt and differentiate lessons for different learners.

Prerequisites

Before you apply, you'll need to:

  • Earn a passing score on the MTEL communication and literacy skills tests
  • Demonstrate basic computer skills and have regular access to a computer so you can complete the online components of the program

Schedules and Courses



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Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Plymouth Campus,   6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
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Division of Continuing and Graduate Studies
E-mail: med@curry.edu
Milton Campus: 617-333-2364
Plymouth Campus: 508-747-2424

 
M.Ed. Candidates Present Capstone Research

Michelle Ng, pictured above, and other M.Ed. students from both the Milton and Plymouth campuses presented their capstone research on December 10, 2014. Read more.

Meet Nilza Grassa '15

"I had a job, but didn't have a career. I decided to pay a visit to my cousin's fourth grade classroom to explore teaching. That was the exact spark I needed," says third-grade teacher Nilza Grassa.  "It was my ah-ha moment." Read more...

Career Workshop: The Steps to Become a Teacher

If you are looking to explore whether a teaching career in elementary or special education might be right for you, then plan to attend this free workshop at our Plymouth campus!  Learn about the steps that you need to take to earn your license to teach in a Massachusetts public school. Discover the latest teaching trends, the rewards and challenges of teaching, and the skills and competencies that effective teachers need. RSVP

M.Ed. Info Session April 7

Professor Michelle LeBlanc, M.Ed. Field Placement Coordinator and Licensure Officer, will present information about student teaching experiences, State licensure requirements, Curry's innovative curriculum, and the practical expertise of the M.Ed. faculty. Meet M.Ed. program graduates who will share their experiences and discuss the benefits of obtaining their M.Ed. degree. This event takes place at our Plymouth campus.   RSVP

Video: Why Pursue an M.Ed. at Curry College?

Jeannine Hatch '06 shares her experience on changing her career; Maureen Ferris '11 talks about what inspired her to become a teacher; and M.Ed. faculty member, Pat Fraine, speaks about the Curry model and accelerated format of the program.

Video: The Rewards of Completing Your M.Ed.

M.Ed. graduates Jeannine Hatch '06 and Maureen Ferris '11, along with faculty member Pat Fraine, share their thoughts on the unique benefits of the teaching profession.

Video: Jeannine Hatch '06 - M.Ed. Program

Jeannine Hatch, M.Ed. '06 shares her experience going back to school to change her career from Accountant to Elementary School teacher.

Meet John Doyle '10

"As soon as I took my first class at Curry, I knew this was the right place for me. I really looked forward to going to class and felt comfortable speaking up and participating." - John Doyle '10, M.Ed.

Meet Derek Thompson '06

"The first time I called Curry I spoke with an enrollment representative and she answered all of my questions. Looking into a master's program can be overwhelming but she truly simplified things."

 
 
 

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