Currently licensed teachers can add the Special Education endorsement through SOU's  Endorsement Program.  The SOU Special Education Endorsement Program is a 39-credit program which is taught in a semi-cohort model.  Candidates enter the program during the summer term and complete the program in either a one or two-year cycle.   Endorsement courses are delivered face-to-face in the evenings and via Zoom for those at a distance. 

For admission questions contact Anita Caster (541-552-6996,;

For program questions and information contact the program advisor – Last name A-L: Dr. Amy Belcastro (541-552-8245,; Last name M-Z: Dr. Gerry McCain (541-552-6934,

Mail the completed Special Education Endorsement Program application to:

Applications Coordinator
School of Education
Southern Oregon University
1250 Siskiyou Blvd.
Ashland, OR 97520


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