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Please Join Us in Welcoming our New Faculty!

Sarah Ivy

Sarah Ivy

Assistant Professor
Preschool/Early Intervention Special Education & Deafblind

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 Shamby Polychronis

Shamby Polychronis

Clinical Instructor
Severe Disabilities


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Sondra Stegenga

Sondra Stegenga

Assistant Professor
Preschool/Early Intervention Special Education

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 Current Grant Funding

For other funding and scholarship opportunities, see COST above.

Mild/Moderate Disabilities
Teacher Preparation Grant

The Teacher Recruiting in Mild/Moderate 3 (TRIMM3) Licensure Project is a partnership between the Utah State Board of Education and the University of Utah to address the critical shortage of teachers serving students with mild/moderate disabilities. TRIMM3 Scholarships ($5,000 per year for 2 years) are available to initial licensure candidates in Special Education with an endorsement in Mild/Moderate disabilities, at the undergraduate, graduate or license only level. Please contact Dr. Breda O’Keeffe (breda.okeeffe@utah.edu) for more information.

 

 

 

Sensory Impairments
Teacher Preparation Grant

The Department of Special Education/Multi-University Consortium Teacher Preparation Program in Sensory Impairments has been awarded a Teacher Preparation Grant from the Office of Special Education Programs of the U.S. Department of Education. This five year project will provide $1,244,230 to support the preparation of teachers who will work with students with sensory impairments (students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Visual Impairments and Deafblind). The grant is managed by principal investigator Dr. Chris Bischke. Scholars will receive $5,000 per semester for up to six semesters. Graduate scholars may be eligible for a tuition waiver. Interested persons can contact Dr. Bischke at chris.bischke@utah.edu.

 

Bachelor’s Programs

(with licensure)

        •  Severe Disabilities

        •  Visual Impairments

        •  Mild/Moderate Disabilities

        •  Deaf & Hard of Hearing

        •  Preschool Special Education & Early             Intervention


 

Master’s Programs

 (with or without licensure)

        •  Severe Disabilities

        •  Visual Impairments

        •  Mild/Moderate Disabilities

        •  Deaf & Hard of Hearing

        •  Preschool Special Education & Early             Intervention

        •  Deafblind

        • BCBA

Graduate Non-Degree Seeking Options

        •  Severe Disabilities

        •  Visual Impairments

        •  Mild/Moderate Disabilities

        •  Deaf & Hard of Hearing

        •  Preschool Special Education & Early             Intervention

        •  Deafblind

        • BCBA

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What Special Education is all about at the University of Utah

Department of Special Education

 

Sensory Impairment Programs

 

What's Happening in SPED

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2019 Doctoral Student AAC Research Think Tank

SPED Doctoral Student Cheri Blue participated in the 2019 Doctoral Student Augmentative and Alternative Communication Research Think Tank

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SPED Doctoral Students Present at AAIDD 2019

Doctoral candidates, Carrie Eichelberger and Lyndsey Conradi presented at the conference sessions, while Carrie, Lyndsey, Jessica Bowman, and Olivia Coleman also participated in poster sessions.

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Awbree
Awbree Summers was named Outstanding Public School Teacher by University of Utah

Congratulations, Awbree!

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Cheri Blue
The U of U Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute featured Cheri Blue, SPED doctoral student, and her eye-gaze communication systems.

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Last Updated: 9/16/19