Welcome to the Bresnahan-Halstead Center!
The Bresnahan-Halstead Center is committed to work for the advancement of knowledge and quality of services for people with disabilities through research, professional development, technical assistance, and scholarships. The Center works in partnership with various agencies in Colorado, the nation, and internationally to achieve these missions.
The Center provides funding on an annual basis to assist faculty in the School of Special Education at UNC to conduct research that is aligned with the mission of the Center.
The Center seeks to increase the knowledge and skills of professionals who work with students with disabilities for the purpose of improving the academic, social, emotional, and vocational outcomes of individuals with disabilities.
The Center fosters and supports partnerships between faculty in the School of Special Education, state agencies, and local education agencies.
Scholarship funds are available to support students in the School of Special Education and practicing educators attending Center sponsored professional development events.
The Center seeks to create partnerships with professionals and organizations that work with students with disabilities to improve the academic, social, emotional and vocational outcomes of individuals with disabilities.