Ph.D. in Special Education Policy Studies (SEPS)

The Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Program with the Special Education Program have been awarded a U.S. Department of Education grant to prepare policy leaders in special education who will prepare for roles as faculty members in special education and special education policy leadership at the local, state, or federal level. SEPS scholars receive scholarships for full-time study to complete the doctorate in special education with emphasis on educational policy leadership.

The five-year course of study includes opportunities for early research as well as for internships in local, state, and national organizations/agencies. Dr. Jeannie Kleinhammer-Tramil in USF's Special Education program serves as the Principal Investigator and Drs. Zorka Karanxha and Dr. Vonzell Agosto serve as Co-Principal Investigators. 

Arts4All Florida

Arts4All Florida provides arts, education and cultural opportunities for people of all abilities. Dr. Bill Black serves as Principal Investigator for Arts4All Florida, which is the leading state organization on Arts & Disability. For more information, visit the Arts4ALL Florida website.