As a first-year elementary special education teacher, you have many wonderful memories … and challenges … that lie ahead.
If you’re considering changing careers and pursuing education, you’re likely thinking about the subject area you wish to teach.
Aside from being successful, Abraham Lincoln, Isaac Newton, Walt Disney and Bill Gates have something else in common; they all had learning disabilities. Therefore, having special education needs does not mean that a student cannot become successful.
The Texas State Board of Education has rejected adding the edTPA to the list of requirements that aspiring teachers must meet to earn certification. For many, that’s welcomed news considering the proposed requirement could have made it more difficult to become a Texas teacher.