Develop the expertise to help students with disabilities achieve their potential. We offer several options for students interested in working with children from birth through adulthood, as well as their families. Our world-renowned faculty provides leading edge knowledge in evidence-based practices, which you’ll apply throughout extensive fieldwork in public schools, early childhood programs and other settings where special education students are served.

Explore our special education teaching pathways:

Special Education Preparation Program

A cohort-based program designed for candidates who want to work with children with disabilities.

Seattle Teacher Residency

Prepare to teach children with special needs in a Seattle Public School classroom; for those who do not currently have teacher certification.

COE Featured Stories

As part of a statewide effort, the Haring Center has partnered with 16 Washington K-12 schools to highlight inclusive education best practices and assist more schools in adopting a culture of inclusion.
The Haring Center for Inclusive Education is providing child care in support of medical workers during the coronavirus pandemic.