How to Become a Special Education Teacher?

To become a special education teacher you have to complete a 4 year- BA program in Special Education-General Curriculum with an add-on state teaching license. Teachers already in the field have the option to take courses to complete a certification add-on or to simply take the Praxis II in the area of Special Education. Mostly, new teachers are completing 4 year programs, but if not, they can complete a 2-year BA program in Special Education with the concentration on General Curriculum to become a Special Education teacher