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Information and Tips from Minnesota’s Special Education Teachers

These videos feature dedicated, enthusiastic Minnesota special education teachers talking about their classrooms, their careers and their lives. They offer helpful information and tips for others who may be thinking about becoming special education teachers. Take a few minutes to learn more about special education in Minnesota from these outstanding teachers.

Andrew Haugen, part 1
Why I became a special education teacher; why I come to work; success story

Andrew Haugen, part 2
Advice for prospective teachers; nature of the work; teamwork; what special education teachers need

Kate Rennicke
Why I became a special education teacher; why I come to work; rural Minnesota; unique students; rewards

Kanya Plaisted
Why I became a special education teacher; other professionals; success story; advice and recommendation

Tara Carlson
Why I became a special education teacher; every day is different; success story; why I come to work; advice and recommendation