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Department of Special Education Leadership Training Grant

johnston-oneillThe Department of Special Education has been awarded a Leadership Training Grant from the Office of Special Education Programs of the U.S. Department of Education. This five year project will provide $1,226,399 to support preparation of doctoral level personnel to assume positions in higher education research and training institutions. The grant will be managed by co-principal investigators Rob O'Neill and Susan Johnston. Student participants will receive an annual $30,000 stipend and a tuition waiver. Interested persons can contact either Rob O'Neill ( or Susan Johnston (

Last Updated: 3/15/21