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Please note only webinars are recorded; the archive is generally available on the website the following day.

Beginning February 2021, the webinar archive will exclusively be a member benefit. 

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Tips for PhD Students to Work through a Professional Life in the Field of Special Education

Contact Name:   Lindsey Polansky

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Date: March 1, 2017
Time: 4:00 p.m. EST

Content Overview:

The webinar intends to address the transition from college to work for PhD students and early career professionals. Dr. Susan Copeland, a Professor at the University of New Mexico, will share her journey from being a PhD student to an early career professional to an experienced and distinguished professor in the field of special education. Specifically, Dr. Copeland will talk about what a search committee usually looks for in good candidates, different routes after PhD programs, and advice for PhD students and early career professionals on how to establish a professional career in the field.

Susan Copeland, Ph.D., BCBA-D






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