Masters in Visual Impairments Grant Application

Federal Grant Application

Grant Application

California State University, Los Angeles

Charter College of Education, Division of Special Education & Counseling

  OSEP Grant Application: Preparing Future Educators of the Blind and Visually Impaired to Use and Teach Technology

EDUCATIONAL SPECIALIST CREDENTIAL IN VISUAL IMPAIRMENT & BLINDNESS

 

Name: _______________________________________________  Date: ___________________

Address: _____________________________________________  CIN#:___________________

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Phone: (Day) _____________________________ (Evening)_____________________________

E-mail: _______________________________________________________________________

 

Ethnicity (circle one, optional):

            African-American        Hispanic-Non-white     Euro-American            Asian-Pacific Islander

            Other (please specify): _____________________________________________________

 

Education Background:

B.A./B.S.:  Major: ______________________________________GPA:____________________

                   Institution: __________________________________ Date of Graduation: ________

M.A./M.S.:       Major: ___________________________________GPA: ___________________

                         Institution: ________________________________Date of Graduation: ________

Credential/Certificates: __________________________________ Date Issued: ______________

                        Institution: ________________________________Date of Expiration: _________

Credential/Certificates: __________________________________ Date Issued: ______________

                         Institution: ________________________________Date of Expiration: _________

 

List other course work/training related to special education or visual impairment and blindness, not taken at CSULA:

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Work Experience:        (List most recent experience first) Please attach additional pages if necessary.

Dates From/To Position           Employer/Agency         Hour Per Week                         Supervisor       Phone

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Have you passed the CBEST? (Circle one)                   Yes      No        N/A      Date: _____________

 

Have you passed the CSET? (Circle one)                     Yes      No       N/A      Date: _____________

* Include verification of passing scores on all exams

 

 

 

Are you currently enrolled at CSULA               Yes      No        CSULA GPA: ____________

 

Have you applied to the Charter College of Education (CCOE)            Yes      No

 

*Identify your CCOE admissions status (circle one)          pending                 conditional       formal

*Include a current transcript of CSULA courses

*Note:  Formal admissions to CCOE and VI Program are required for funding under this grant.

 

Can you make a 2 year commitment to complete the Education Specialist Credential in VI (circle one)?  Yes           No

 

Would you be willing to share information about your teaching performance with other students in the VI program (e.g. video tapes of your teaching, lesson plans related to technology, performance data – circle one)? Yes          No

 

Have you taken classes in the CCOE?                          Yes      No

* If so, include a CSULA transcript with your application

 

SHORT RESPONSE QUESTIONS (Please attach additional word-processed pages):

Please explain why you are interested in participating in this grant Preparing Future Educators of the Blind and Visually Impaired to Use and Teach Technology program and in the CSULA VI Credential program (in 200-500 words).

 

 

Please explain why you feel you would be a good candidate for this technology related traineeship in particular (in 200-500 words).

 

 

Describe what your philosophy is regarding the use of a variety of technology in educational settings (e.g. instructional technology, assistive technology, informational technology, and educational technology) and how you view technology in relationship to accessing the general education curriculum. (in 200-500 words)?

Include with your application:

  1. Verification of passing CBEST scores
  2. Verification of passing CSET scores
  3. Current CSULA transcripts
  4. Transcripts from other universities
  5. Any valid teaching credentials
  6. Formal letter of admissions

Submit Application to:

Dr. Cheryl Kamei-Hannan
California State University, Los Angeles
Charter College of Education
Division of Special Education & Counseling
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8144

M.A. in Special Education Option in Visual Impairment & Blindness: Teacher Preparation