Project PURPOSE: Preparation Using Research-based Practices to Optimize Special Education

Project Purpose Cohort

Project PURPOSE is a stipend program for eligible applicants pursuing a Moderate Severe Education Specialist Credential with an ECSE added authorization. Students who participate in this program will receive the following benefits:

  • Testing Fee Assistance
  • Funding for conference travel
  • Mentor Support

Please contact Ms. Julia Bavier (661-654-3193 or for more information on the application process. 

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Dr. Yeunjoo Lee
Project Director
Phone: (661) 654-6478
Fax: (661) 654-2479

Dr. Calli Lewis Chiu
Project Coordinator
Phone: (661) 654-6828
Fax: (661) 654-2479

Important Dates

Special Education Program Page