The Bresnahan-Halstead Center is committed to work for the advancement of knowledge and quality services for people with disabilities through research, professional development, partnership/technical assistance, and scholarships.  As part of this mission, the Center is committed to assisting students in pursuit of their degree in the School of Special Education at the University of Northern Colorado by providing academic as well as professional development scholarships.  In addition, scholarship funds are available to educators who attend Center-sponsored professional development events.

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The Bresnahan-Halstead Center awarded tuition and fees to Focas Kofonogo to support his graduate study in the field of special education.  Upon completion of his program here at UNC, Mr. Kofonogo will return to St. John’s University of Tanzania to coordinate their graduate program in special education, the first such program there.

Reiley Byers received a Graduate Research Assistantship from the Center to support research projects and activities sponsored by the Bresnahan-Halstead Center.

Mr. Gu Jiahui was awarded the UNC/SIAS International University partnership scholarship, providing tuition and fees for fall semester of 2013 and leading to his Master of Arts degree in Special Education at the University of Northern Colorado.