2 Lehigh Valley universities get funds to speed up special education certification
LehighValleyNews.com | By Alan Lu
Published April 30, 2023 at 6:00 AM EDT
Harrisburg, Pa. — The Pa. Education Department (PDE) has announced $1.5 million in grant funding to 15 universities, including nearly $200,000 to Lehigh Valley schools, to expedite the process for students to become special education teachers.
- The PDE has granted $1.5 million to 15 universities partnering with school districts to speed up the process of becoming special education teachers
- Lehigh University and Moravian University are among the beneficiaries
- Governor Josh Shapiro’s budget also includes an additional $103.8 million in funding for special education in Pennsylvania
Lehigh University has received $100,000 while Moravian University got $99,912, according to the state. Both have partnered with school districts to use the money to speed up the process.
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