Project LINC (Preparing Scholar Leaders to Study Interventions and Complex Systems) is an innovative partnership between Boston University’s Wheelock College of Education & Human Development and the University of Connecticut’s Neag School of Education. Project LINC provides doctoral scholars with access to resources and expertise at both universities, preparing them to:
- Understand interventions in literacy, social and behavioral skills, and transition,
- Understand the complex educational systems that support students with disabilities, and
- Conduct rigorous research related to these foci.
LINC Scholar Activities
- Conduct research in collaboration with leading experts in special education and related fields to design, implement, and publish rigorous studies.
- Participate in LINC Seminars with the cross-site cohort to support scholars in program success.
- Complete advanced coursework to help them design and conduct rigorous research.
- Use online learning to acquire knowledge specific to LINC.
- Complete research internships in LINC-related organizations, including state and local education agencies and local and national organizations that serve students with disabilities.
- Collaborate with exceptional scholars at both institutions and faculty experts from other institutions.
- Attend and present at professional conferences.