Wisconsin Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities

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2024-2025 Application Materials

Application due dates for assured consideration vary by discipline:   Jan 22  —  HDFS; Public Health   Feb 12 — Occupational Therapy (Madison only)   Feb 26 — Speech/Language (Madison only)   Mar 4 — Psychology (Madison only)   Mar 18 — Audiology; Family (Madison & Milwaukee); Physical Therapy (Madison only)   Apr 22 — Medicine; Nursing (Madison & Milwaukee); Nutrition; Occupational Therapy (Milwaukee); Physical Therapy (Milwaukee); Psychology (Milwaukee); Social Work; Special Education; Speech/Language (Milwaukee)   May 13 — Disability Advocacy   Rolling deadline until filled — Public Health   Applications closed — HDFS

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 form (PDF) 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 official copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts for current or previous enrollment as a college student.

  • If the cost of submitting official transcripts is a barrier, please submit unofficial transcripts with your application, and send an email to LEND@waisman.wisc.edu to let us know. If accepted into the program, we will require official transcripts before you are enrolled as a LEND trainee.

Application Materials

  1. Application form (Word), (PDF)
  2. Recommendation form (PDF)

 

To submit materials electronically

Email to: LEND@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

Application due dates for assured consideration vary by discipline:

Jan 22  —  HDFS; Public Health

Feb 12 — Occupational Therapy (Madison only)

Feb 26 — Speech/Language (Madison only)

Mar 4 — Psychology (Madison only)

Mar 18 — Audiology; Family (Madison & Milwaukee); Physical Therapy (Madison only)

Apr 22 — Medicine; Nursing (Madison & Milwaukee); Nutrition; Occupational Therapy (Milwaukee); Physical Therapy (Milwaukee); Psychology (Milwaukee); Social Work; Special Education; Speech/Language (Milwaukee)

May 13 — Disability Advocacy

Rolling deadline until filled — Public Health

Applications closed — HDFS