The Special Education Program (SPED) offers a comprehensive course
of study focusing on disability and special education topics while you
earn college units and continuing education credits.
The program allows you to develop the skills for a rewarding career as a paraprofessional in public and private schools and other work settings such as rehabilitation facilities, human service organizations, community centers, after school programs, or care giving facilities. By enrolling in Foothill's Special Education Program, you will have the opportunity to study disability and special education topics including the law, Attention Deficit Disorder, psychological aspects, and technology.