Old Dominion University Special Education Grant/Reduced Tuition Programs

Special Education: General Curriculum K-12 Endorsement

Old Dominion University and George Mason University offer grant funding/discounts for qualified school division personnel seeking endorsement in special education: general curriculum.  Teachers with valid provisional special education: general curriculum licenses are eligible and other school personnel with bachelor’s degrees may be eligible.  Tuition assistance is available for provisionally licensed teachers; others receive course discounts. 

ODU: email: cseep@odu.edu  web: http://www.odu.edu/education/programs/cseep 

Special Education: Adapted Curriculum K-12 Endorsement

Old Dominion University is pleased to join the Virginia Consortium for Teacher Preparation in Special Education Adapted Curriculum: Supporting Students with Severe Disabilities and Autism (ACSD Consortium). The ACSD Consortium is comprised of George Mason University; Radford University; James Madison University; Virginia Commonwealth University; and Old Dominion University. The program is designed to accelerate the training for teachers with newly-issued provisional licenses and to increase the number of fully endorsed teachers by providing training to new full-time pre-service personnel. ACSD Consortium courses will be delivered via distance formats using distance learning modalities. Tuition assistance is available. 

ODU: email: cseep@odu.edu / web: http://www.odu.edu/cdse/aid/grants/acsd-consortium-for-endorsement-in-adapted-curriculum.html/ 

Visual Impairments Endorsement

The Virginia Consortium for Teacher Preparation in Vision Impairment serves individuals with bachelor’s degrees who wish to become teachers of the visually impaired. Applicants need not hold a current teaching license. Coursework is delivered via distance learning modalities. George Mason University, Radford University, and Old Dominion University are participating.  More information/applications: https://education.gmu.edu/special-education/adapted-curriculum-consortium/application/Tuition assistance is available.  

ODU: email: cseep@odu.edu; https://www.odu.edu/cdse/scholarships-loans/the-virginia-consortium-for-teacher-preparation-in-vision-impairment.html

Special Education: Adapted Curriculum K-12 Endorsement ADD-ON Program

Special educators holding a current license in special education: general curriculum K-12 may add the adapted curriculum endorsement by taking 4 classes and a field experience, if necessary. Tuition assistance available. Classes are delivered through the ACSD Consortium at ODU. More information: email: cseep@odu.edu; https://www.odu.edu/cdse/scholarships-loans/acsd-consortium-for-endorsement-in-adapted-curriculum.html

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