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SC CREATE

Earn your special education courses for licensure through this fully-funded scholarship program.

Through the South Carolina Department of Education Office of Special Education Services, SC CREATE exists to prepare highly qualified professionals who will serve the needs of students with disabilities in South Carolina public and charter schools, and SCDE-operated programs. The SC CREATE program fully pays tuition and textbook costs for full-time South Carolina educators completing coursework required for add-on, alternative, or initial licensure in special education. Individuals employed full-time in SC public/charter schools and SCDE-operated programs are eligible, including Teachers, Teacher Assistants, non-instructional staff, and central office Staff in non-leadership positions.

Through SC CREATE funding, SWU offers coursework for add-on licensure in learning disabilities and intellectual disabilities.

  • Add-on licensure in LD or ID
  • Fully-funded course scholarships
  • Online courses are 7 weeks in length

Upcoming Courses Offered at SWU

EDSP 5243 METHODS OF TEACHING STUDENTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES 3 CREDITS

January 9, 2023 – February 26, 2023

This course is designed to provide knowledge of methods, materials, and current research related to instructing and improving outcomes for students with learning disabilities.

EDSP 5253 ADVANCED METHODS OF TEACHING MILD TO MODERATE INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES 3 CREDITS

March 6, 2023 – April 23, 2023

This course is a study of the methods for teaching children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities (ID). This course is an overview of the biological, educational, social, and behavioral factors contributing to intellectual delays. Students will consider current and historical educational practices for individuals with intellectual disability and explore contemporary ethical, social, and educational issues that affect the lives of individuals with this label across the lifespan

How to Apply

  1. Complete the How to Qualify form on the SC CREATE website.
  2. Complete the online application on the SC CREATE website.
  3. Complete the SWU course application for SC CREATE. Then, scan and email the form back to the Office of Academic Records at .

Questions?

Email Dr. Simone Adams at

For textbook reimbursements, please contact Brittany Mann, Director of Student Accounts, at .


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