Participating Universities Website Links

Home of NCLVI is Salus University - www.salus.edu/nclvi

Co-Directors are:

Project Administrative Assistant: Tina Fitzpatrick - tfitzpatrick@salus.edu

Project Technology Manager: George Rudacille - grudacille@salus.edu

Individuals who are interested in doctoral study with an emphasis in blindness and low vision should contact the Universities.  Potential NCLVI Fellows must be accepted by participating universities prior to applying for NCLVI funding.   Individuals should contact the participating universities directly for information regarding applications, entry requirements, and application deadlines.  More information will be posted in coming months on this website.

Participating Universities:
California State University Contact
Teacher Preparation Programs in Visual Impairment
Division of Special Education & Counseling
CSULA, 5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA  90032-8144

WEBSITE: www.calstatela.edu
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  March 2005
Photo: Diane Fazzi
Diane Fazzi 
Voice: 323-343-4402
dfazzi@exchange.calstatela.edu
Teachers College Columbia University  
Dept. of Health and Behavior Studies
525 W. 120th Street-Box223
New York, NY  10027

WEBSITE: http://www.tc.columbia.edu/hbs/SpecialEd/
APPLICATION DEADLINE: No Information
CONTACT: Peg Cummins
Email: cummins@exchange.tc.columbia.edu
Florida State University  
School of Teacher Education
205 Stone Building
College of Education
The Florida State University,
Tallahassee, FL 32306-4459

WEBSITES:http://www.coe.fsu.edu/STE /Programs/SpecialEd/SpecialEd.html
FSU Homepage: www.fsu.edu
Dept. Homepage:
http://www.coe.fsu.edu/cerds

http://www.coe.fsu.edu/STE/

Program Recruitment: http://www.careersinblindness.com/www.careersinblindness.com
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Rolling Admissions
Photo: Dr. Sandra Lewis, Florida State University
Dr. Sandra Lewis
Email: lewis@coe.fsu.edu
Voice: (850) 644-8409

CONTACTS: Stephanie Alotaiba, PhD
Associate Professor & Doctoral Program Coordinator
Email:
bmenchet@garnet.acns.fsu.edu
salotaiba@fcrr.org
Northern Illinois University  
Department of Teaching & Learning
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115

WEBSITES:
www.cedu.niu.edu/tlrn/ visualdisabilities/doctoral.html
http://www.niu.edu/index.shtml

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The 1st of  June, March, and November
Rolling Admissions

Alternate Contact: Toni Heinze - theinze@niu.edu
Photo: Dr. Gaylen Kapperman, Northern Illinois University
Primary Contact:
Dr. Gaylen Kapperman
Voice: (815)-753-8453
Fax:    (815)-753-8594
Email: gkapperman@niu.edu
Ohio State University  
333 ARPS Hall
1945 N. High Street
Columbus, OH  43210

WEBSITE: www.coe.ohio-state.edu/edtl/ programs/itl.htm

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 1, October 15,  February 1, April 1
Photo: Dr. Peter Paul and son.
CONTACT: Dr. Peter Paul
Voice: 614)-292-8059
Email:  Paul.3@osu.edu
San Francisco State University  
Program in Visual Impairments
Department of Special Education
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132

WEBSITES: http://www.sfsu.edu/~spedcd/joint.html  

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Fall Only
Photo:Amanda Hall Lueck- San Fransisco State University
CONTACT:
Amanda Lueck, PhD, Professor
Voice: 415-338-1080 | Fax:  415-338-0566
Email: amandal@sfsu.edu
Texas Tech University at Lubbock  
Sowell Center in Visual Impairment
P.O. Box 41071
3008 18th Street
Lubbock, TX 79409-1071

WEBSITE: www.educ.ttu.edu/docs/handbooks/ SpEdDocHndbk.pdf

Texas Tech University at Lubbock Doctoral Program - more information
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Rolling Admissions

Photo: Dr. Nora Griffin Shirley, Texas Tech University at Lubbock
CONTACT:
Dr. Nora Griffin Shirley
Voice: (main number)
(806)-742-1997 ext. 247  
Fax:   (806)-742-2326

University of Arizona  
Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation & School Psychology
University of Arizona
PO Box 210069
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0069

WEBSITE: Graduate Programs: http://grad.arizona.edu/prospet/
U of A Main Page: www.arizona.edu
Dept. of SERSP www.ed.Arizona.edu/sersp/index.html
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Fall, February 15/ Spring, September 1 -  Rolling Admissions

Photo: Dr. Jane Erin, University of Arizona
CONTACT: Dr. Jane Erin
Voice: (520)-621-0945
Dept:  (520)-621-7822
Fax: (520)-621-3821

University of Louisville  
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Teaching and Learning
Louisville, KY  40292

WEBSITE: www.louisville.edu/edu/edtl/edtlprogs.html#doctoral
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Fall and Spring Admissions

Photo: Dr. William Penrod, University of Louisville
CONTACT: Dr. William Penrod
Voice: (502)-852-0557 | Fax: (502)-852-1419
Email:  wpenrod@louisville.edu

University of Northern Colorado  
National Center on Low - Incidence Disabilities
at the University of Northern Colorado
Campus Box 146
Greeley, CO 80639

WEBSITE: www.unco.edu/coe/debe
University of Northern Colorado's Doctoral Program -more information
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Rolling Admissions
Photo: Dr. Kay A. Ferrell, University of Northern Colorado
CONTACT: Dr. Kay A. Ferrell
Voice: (970)-351-1653 | Fax: (970)-351-1061
Email: Kay.Ferrell@unco.edu
University of Pittsburgh  
Depart of Instruction & Learning
Vision Studies Program, WWPH 5316
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

WEBSITE: www.education.pitt.edu/visionstudies
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Rolling Admissions
Photo: Dr. George Zimmerman.
CONTACT: 
Dr. George Zimmerman
Email:  gjz@pitt.edu
Voice: (412) 624-7247 | Fax: (412) 648-7081
University of Utah  

Dept. of Special Education
1705 Campus Center Dr. Room - 221
Salt Lake City, UT  84112-9253

WEBSITE: www.utah.edu
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 15, 2005

Contact: Dr. Catherine Nelson
Department of Special Education
Voice: 801-585-3260
Fax: 801-585-6476
Email: Nelson_C@ed.utah.edu

Photo: Dr. Jan Day, University of Utah
CONTACT:Dr. Jan Day
Voice:(801)-585-3925 | Fax:( 801)-585-6476
Email: Day_J@ed.utah.edu
Vanderbilt University  
Box 328 Peabody College
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 615-322-2249 — Fax: 615-343-1570

Vanderbilt University Doctoral Program -More information

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Rolling Admissions

WEBSITES: http://peabody.vanderbilt.edu/sped/ graduate_programs.htm
CONTACTS: Dr LeRhea Sanford - E-mail: LaRhea.Sanford@mnps.org
r. Karen E. Blankenship
Dr. Karen E. Blankenship
karen.blankenship@vanderbilt.edu
Western Michigan University  
Dept. of Blindness & Low Vision Studies
mail stop 5218
1903 West Michigan
Kalamazoo, MI 49008

WEBSITE: www.mich.edu/hhs/doc_program/index.html
Western Michigan University Doctoral Program - more information.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Alternate Years
Jan 15, 2010 Next application deadline for the doctoral Program in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences

CONTACTS: Dr. Nickola Nelson Director
Doctoral Program in Interdisciplinary Health Studies
Voice: (269)-387-7990 - Email: nickola.nelson@wmich.edu
Photo: Dr. Robert Wall, Western Michigan University
Dr. Robert Wall Emerson
Voice: (269)-387-7990
Fax: (269)-387-3567
Email: robert.wall@wmich.ed