Dallas Baptist University's Master's in SPED w/ Specialization in ARD Facilitation
DBU and Region 10 are excited to offer a unique opportunity for a cohort of small and rural educators seeking to earn their Master’s Degree in Special Education with a Specialization in ARD Facilitation beginning Spring 2020. Through this completely online program, you will work closely with your small and rural peers from across the state to obtain this unique degree that also prepares you to enter the Region 10 statewide diagnostician program if desired. We are able to offer this opportunity for potentially 1/3 of the regular tuition cost through this cohort. For more information, please click the information below. If you are interested in applying for the cohort, you must be employed in a small and/or rural LEA (see link of eligible LEAs), commit to working in a small and rural school while participating in the cohort and for three years after completion of the degree.
Dr. MaryBeth Sanders
Director of Master of Education in Special Education
Midwestern State University's Master's in SPED w/ Educational Diagnostician Program
The Masters of Education Degree with a major in Special Education is designed for the practicing teacher to build professional knowledge and practical skills. Completion of degree requirements will allow the candidate to become certified as an Educational Diagnostician.
Dr. Edward Schultz
Associate Professor of Special Education
Region 10 Statewide Diagnostician Program
Region 10 is taking their regional diagnostician certification program statewide with a partnership with the other ESCs across the state in an effort to increase the number of evaluators in our schools. Through a partnership with the Small and Rural Schools Network, candidates from eligible small and rural LEAs (see eligible list above) may qualify for tuition assistance for the program.
Students attending accredited universities/programs other than the ones highlighted above will be considered for funding.