Project PEDS (Preparing Effective Dual Specialists to Serve Students with Visual Impairments
An Interdisciplinary Special Education Personnel Preparation Project funded by:
Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP): U.S. Department of Education, Project ID #H325K180021
Teach - Collaborate: Make a Difference for Students with Visual Impairments
Support provided to earn a master’s degree, a teaching credential, and a clinical service credential to work with students with visual impairments birth to age 22. High demand field. Stipends covering in-state tuition for Spring/Fall and Summer Sessions. Support for books also provided.
Stipends available for a limited number of eligible applicants
Scholars must pursue a Master’s Degree in Special Education with an option in Visual Impairment and Blindness in either Orientation & Mobility or Teacher Preparation and be committed to obtaining dual credentialing as orientation & mobility (O&M) specialists and education specialists: visual impairments.
Awarded scholars have a two-year payback requirement for each year of support received working with children and youth who receive special education services
Stipend awards may affect Financial Aid calculations
Scholars are required to meet all grant obligations, including coursework, fieldwork and state testing requirements.
Contact for more details and an application:
PEDS Grant Project Coordinator: Anne Jeanette Dwight
firstname.lastname@example.org; (323) 343-4411
Principal Investigator: Diane Fazzi, Ph.D., COMS
email@example.com; (323) 343-4411
Co-Principal Investigator: Cheryl Kamei Hannan, Ph.D.
firstname.lastname@example.org; (323) 343-6161