Help all students get the education they deserve

Special education provides specialized support for students who have cognitive, physical, social, and/or emotional disabilities. They require educators that are able to connect with them through content and teaching that’s adapted to meet their needs. 

If you’re interested in becoming a certified special education teacher, use the link below to explore resources and higher education programs.


The Department of Special Education (SPED) and Department of Speech-Language- Hearing Science and Disorders (SPLH) invites applications for this funded personnel preparation program that provides tuition and funding to prepare special education teachers and speech-language pathologists. Click here to view the application.

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Find a career in special education

Explore the positions available right now throughout the state of Kansas.