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Special Education Teachers

Tips for Entry

Visit the following Web sites for job listings and career information: and

Read industry publications, such as Teaching Exceptional Children and Exceptional Children (both are available at, to learn more about trends in the profession.

Become certified by the American Academy of Special Education Professionals and/or the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards in order to show employers that you have met the highest standards set by your profession.

Participate in student-teaching opportunities or volunteer as a tutor.