Project PREPARE

Admission Requirements & Application Procedures

Application is open for our first cohort, cycle a beginning January 21, 2020

 

Application Requirements

Early Childhood or Special Education Scholars

1) Must be currently licensed to teach either Early Childhood education (PreK through Grade 3) OR K-12 Special Education.
2) Minimum undergraduate GPA 2.7
3) Applicants will be evaluated on the following:
    • Professional experience, licensure or certification status
    • Applicants must be interested in maintaining a career in Early Childhood Special Education
    • Quality of academic record
    • Confidence/comfort level taking online courses.

Related Services Scholars

1. Must be enrolled and in good academic standing in one of the following UToledo graduate professional programs:

    • Occupational Therapy
    • Physical Therapy
    • School Psychology
    • Speech-Language
2. Applicants will be evaluated on the following:
    • Statement of purpose in seeking the Graduate Certificate for Teaming in Early Childhood
    • Applicants must be interested in maintaining a career in Early Childhood Education settings (Early Intervention and Special Education)
    • Quality of academic record
    • Confidence/comfort level taking online courses

Application Procedure

Submit the following application materials to the Project Prepare Program Manager, Shana Pyle:  

  1. Application
  • Preschool Special Needs Scholars (DUE NOVEMBER 30, 2019) apply HERE
  • Related Services Scholars (DUE NOVEMBER 15, 2019) apply HERE

2. 3 letters of recommendation (professional, not personal letters of support from people who are familiar with your work as a teacher such as a fellow teacher or an administrator as well as a faculty member)

3. A statement of purpose (Describes your background and your interest in participating in Project Prepare.  Please indicate any experiences that you have had taking online courses or participating in distance learning experiences)

4. Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (If any)  Note:  Transcripts can be unofficial for now but if admitted to the program, official transcripts will be required.  

5. For Related Service scholar applicants:  a statement of academic standing from the student's graduate advisor or program director. 

* Admission decisions will be made by December 6, 2020 
**Application materials can either be emailed to Shana Pyle at shana.pyle@utoledo.edu or mailed to:

The University of Toledo
Attn:  Shana Pyle
2801 W. Bancroft Street
Gillham Hall 4000B
MS 954
Toledo, OH  43606
Phone: 419.530.5292
Fax:  419.530.2700 
shana.pyle@utoledo.edu
Last Updated: 10/22/19