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Late Opening on Wednesday, January 28

In the aftermath of the winter storm, the University of Hartford will open on Wednesday at 10 a.m. Classes will begin at 10:30 a.m.   snow closing guide

Until that time, the Commons, Subway, and Village Market will maintain regular hours for residential dining services and the Sports Center will be open normal hours for use by residential students only. Gengras Student Union and University Libraries remain closed until the University reopens Wednesday at 10 a.m. 

current as of 6:20 p.m., Jan. 27, 2015

Integrated Elementary and Special Education

The integrated elementary education and special education program is a professional preparation program that gives you an in-depth understanding of disabilities in addition to
Student Field Experience Integrated Special Educationknowledge of the developmental, academic, and social needs of all children of elementary school age. You learn through a planned sequence of course work, independent study, field observations, student teaching, conferences, lectures, and other educational experiences. Your placements are made with children with disabilities as well as in general education classrooms.

Upon successful completion of course work and specified Praxis II national examinations, and the recommendation of the University, you are eligible for Connecticut teacher certification in special education (grades K-12) and elementary education (grades K-6).

Accreditation and State of Connecticut Certification Certification programs in the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions, including our integrated elementary education and special education program, are approved by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) as well as the State of Connecticut Department of Education.The Educational Testing Service's Praxis II exam is utilized for certification of teachers in Connecticut.  See pass rate report.

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

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Education majors correspond with elementary school children. Everyone learns.  more