George Mason University

Mason to offer session on New Leadership Cohort

The George Mason University Education Leadership Program (Mason) is recruiting for a new summer 2022 cohort. Those interested in earning a master's degree or advanced certificate in education leadership can contact George Mason University program director, Farnoosh Shahrokhi, at [email protected]

Scholarship Opportunity for Staff Wanting to Teach in Special Education

Do you know that with a bachelor's or master's degree and successful completion of the course that covers the legal aspects and characteristics of special education, you may be eligible for a provisional license in special education?

The Department for Human Resources, in collaboration with George Mason University, is offering EDSE 501: Introduction to Special Education as a scholarship; this course meets the prerequisite requirement for a provisional license for special education general curriculum. The course will start May 23, 2022, and end August 1, 2022. The cost of the self-paced, online three-credit graduate level class and the textbook will be paid by PWCS.

Eligible candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Be an active PWCS employee
  • Possess a bachelor's or master's degree from an accredited institution
  • Meets or Exceeds standards on the most recent evaluation
  • Support of current administrator for enrollment in the course
  • Agree to remain in PWCS for two years following completion of the course

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please complete the short survey by Friday, April 8, 2021. Spaces are limited for this scholarship opportunity. Contact Dr. Wendy Martin-Johnson at [email protected] with questions.

GMU Special Education Partnerships: Virtual and Greet

Special Education Partnerships: Virtual Meet and Greet

Please join for one of the following virtual sessions:

Tuesday, June 21 at 1 p.m.


Wednesday, June 29 at 1 p.m.

Session Topics

Learn about K-12 special education programs

Learn about clinical practice partnership opportunities

Share information about your partnership interests and availability

Zoom Link:

Questions? Contact Kristen O'Brien at [email protected]