The University of Toledo is accepting applications for candidates to complete tuition-free preschool Special Needs Endorsement

The University of Toledo is the recipient of a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). This grant, titled Project Prepare, will provide complete tuition funding for 5 licensed early childhood educators or K-12 intervention specialists to attain Ohio’s Preschool Special Needs Endorsement in addition to an 8-credit hour graduate certificate in inter-professional teaming. This graduate program of study is offered completely online.

They are looking for 5 individuals who are interested in beginning this 2-year, part-time online program of study starting January 18, 2022.

Apply for the program


The deadline for applying is September 15, 2021.

This project is funded for 5 years and we will be recruiting new groups of students to begin in 2022 and 2023.