Portland State University: School of Education

General Information

Portland State University: School of Education
Department of Special Education
Portland Oregon 1 97207-0751
(503) 725 5495


Holly Lawson, Coordinator, Teachers of Students with Blindness and Visual Impairments Program , hlawson@pdx.edu

Services Offered

  • Distance Education
    • Offers a distance learning program for those unable to participate in a traditional university program.

  • Personnel Preparation
    • Offers a comprehensive, graduate level program for the preparation of teachers of students with vision impairments (TVIs) and leading to teacher licensure or endorsement. The program to prepare TVIs is a 2-year, distance education hybrid program that begins with an on-campus summer session in even numbered years.