Special Education

FSU special education program partners with Leon County Schools on workforce development initiatives

Florida State University’s special education program within the College of Education has formed a partnership with Leon County Schools to address the challenges students with intellectual disabilities face after finishing school and help these individuals find meaningful employment. Through the partnership, FSU students in the special education program and autism spectrum disorder master’s and certificate […]

FSU College of Education receives three grants for special education research

Florida State University’s College of Education has received three multimillion-dollar grants to fund projects aimed at addressing the shortage of qualified special education teachers faced by school districts across the nation. With funding from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs, each of these five-year grants will train future teachers and university […]

FSU professors receive grants to support special education research

Two Florida State University College of Education faculty members have received Early Career grants from the Institute for Education Sciences. Laura Steacy and Jenny Root, both assistant professors of special education, will each receive $500,000 over four years to conduct research on ways to support students with learning disabilities. Veronica Fleury, also an assistant professor […]