Wisconsin Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities

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2022-2023 Application Now Available!

How To Apply

Before applying, please contact the Discipline Training Coordinator for your discipline to learn more about the LEND training experience and application process.

All interested applicants are asked to submit:

1.A completed application form

  • The application is available as a fillable Word or PDF document, which can be saved and submitted electronically or printed and submitted by mail.

2. Resume or curriculum vitae

3. Recommendation completed by someone who can speak to your leadership potential and commitment to improving the lives of children with developmental disabilities and their families (applicants currently enrolled in a graduate degree program should include a letter of reference from a faculty member)

4. Official academic transcript(s) – all applicants regardless of discipline should submit copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts for current or previous enrollment as a college student.

Application Materials

  1. Application form (Word, PDF)
  2. Recommendation form (PDF)
  • To submit materials electronically

Email to Julie  Schears at schears@waisman.wisc.edu

  • To submit materials by mail

Print a copy and mail to:

WI LEND Program
c/o Julie Schears
Waisman Center, Rm S101F
University of Wisconsin-Madison
1500 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53705-2280