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Student Life in the Department of Special Education

At the University of Kansas, students just like you make history. Make memories. Discoveries. They make news and become educators prepared as leaders to face and shape the world. They also make KU what it is today.

Student Involvement & Organizations

  • KU Professionals for Inclusion & Social Justice

    This graduate student organization, housed within the Department of Special Education, aims to build a lasting network of leaders who are committed to combatting structural oppression by transforming systems for social justice.

  • National Education Association

    Teacher quality, community outreach & political action are the underlying areas of focus of this student organization. It is in these areas that our members and affiliates sponsor programs, educate on issues, and affect change.

  • International Students in Education

    This organization aims to advocate for international students, both undergraduate and graduate, in the School of Education and Human Sciences. It intends to be a safe space for those who experience culture shock, discrimination, and marginalization within the School and beyond. It also provides academic and social support for international students. Contact Hyesun Cho, associate professor for more information.

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