The $300,000 contract will fund efforts to help students, who receive special education services from schools, transition to both the workforce and adult life in general.
The two‑year program that helps students with intellectual or developmental disabilities have a fully integrated, on‑campus experience received the award from the U.S. Department of Education.
RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities recently received a $11.7 million seven-year GEAR UP grant to prepare students in low-income schools to enter and succeed in post-secondary education.
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities
RICHLAND, Wash. – Kylie Chiesa, this year’s Washington State University Tri-Cities valedictorian, has always felt she had a special connection to children with developmental and physical disabilities.
By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education
PULLMAN, Wash. – Graduate student Andy Scheef is one of 10 students selected internationally by the Council for Exceptional Children to join the eighth cohort of the Division for Research Doctoral Student Scholars. He will meet with other scholars and participate in the council conference in April.