Special Education Non-Endorseable P-12 Minor

The CWU Special Education P-12 Non-Endorsable Minor Program is specifically designed to prepare school personnel for meeting the diverse tasks required in teaching individuals with disabilities.

Also, check out our newest SPED minor -High Incidence, Inclusion Special Education Endorsable Minor

Program Highlights

  • Find an instructional support position in any district in Washington, because Special Education is the area of greatest demand in Washington State, the US and abroad
  • Prepares educators to to support exceptional learners in the P-12 schools
  • Practical knowledge and instruction development though interactive and hands-on learning and field experiences
  • Thorough preparation for individuals interested in school psychology and other support personnel to work well with behavior management, team collaboration,and Individual Education Plans
  • Knowledgeable and experienced faculty who focus on engagement, quality learning and positive learning environments
  • Integration of authentic materials, field experiences and technology into every course 

Program Coursework

This minor does not satisfy the Washington State P-12 endorsement for Special Education. 

Required Courses

EDSE 310 Introduction to Special Education-4 credits 

EDSE 410 Behavior Management for Students with Disabilities-4 credits 

EDSE 411 Assessment of Students with Disabilities-4 credits 

EDSE 431 Program Management for Students with Disabilities-4 credits 

EDSE 432 Strategies Working with Students with Low Incidence Disabilities-4 credits 

EDSE 460 Collaboration with Parents, Paraprofessionals, and Community Agencies-4 credits 

Total Credits: 24 

Program Advising

To learn more about or to be advised in the CWU Special Education Non-Endorsable Minor Program in Ellensburg, contact:

Camille Bello

Education Advisor
Black Hall 208-26

Tatiana Fox

Education Advisor
Black Hall 204-30

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