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CILSE Fellowship Application Guidelines
Who Should Apply?
The fellowship program at the Center for Innovation and Leadership in Special Education is designed for educators with master’s degrees in education, as well as leaders in related disciplines within school systems (e.g., school psychology, speech/language pathology). Most graduates of the fellowship program are expected to return to the public school system; however, graduates will obtain skills that may lead to positions within universities (e.g., leadership and teacher education), research, policy making,and development of technology.
How To Apply
Application requirements are as follows:
- Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts mailed to the address below. Official electronic transcripts are acceptable, but must be sent directly by the applicant’s university to the email address below.
- Three letters of recommendation (emailed or mailed to address below).
- Letter of interest (not more than 2 pages, single spaced) summarizing the applicant's professional background and goals for the program (emailed or mailed to the address below).
- Completion of application document.
Applications are currently being accepted and all materials must be received on or before the application deadline of March 1.
Key dates for the fellowship are:
|March 1||Applications Due|
|April 1||Fellow selections announced|
To submit your application materials, or if you have further questions, please contact:
Center for Innovation and Leadership in Special Education
Kennedy Krieger Institute
716 N. Broadway, Room 304
Baltimore, MD 21205
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What Leaders In The Field Are Saying About the Center
"This program thoughtfully brings together cutting edge partners that together will create a high-caliber, hands-on environment for learning. Those that complete the program will be sought after by many school systems for leadership positions in special education."
- Kim Lewis, EdD