Review the following steps and, for your convenience, assemble your needed information and documents prior to starting your application.
To complete the Alaska LEND Without Walls application:
- Review the minimum requirements for eligibility. (Found in the "Apply Now" tab of the www.alaskalend.org website)
- Complete this online application form including information (name, organization, position, and email address)for two professional references.
- Resume: Make sure to include education, work experiences, professional honors and/or awards, and professional activities (such as membership in professional organizations, etc.). Save this as a Word document or PDF with your name in the file name (e.g., jane_smith_resume.doc)
- Write a 1-2 page personal statement including:
- Describe your experience working with children with special needs and their families.
List course work/workshops/trainings in disabilities (e.g., developmental disabilities and autism).
- What does leadership mean to you, and what qualities do you think speak to your leadership potential?
- What do you hope to gain from participating in an interdisciplinary program focused on leadership development related to serving children with special needs and their families?
- Save this as a Word document or PDF with your name in the file name (e.g., jane_smith_personal_statement.doc)
- Transcripts: Academic transcripts are required for all disciplines except Family. Scanned or unofficial copies are acceptable.
- All documents can be uploaded in this electronic application:
- Personal Statement, addressing the questions in number 3, above.
- Copy of your academic transcripts. Scanned or unofficial copies are acceptable.
- References: Have two people who can attest to your academic and/or professional performance and can speak to your potential as a leader. You will include their information (name, organization, position, and email address) at the end of the electronic application form. Once you submit your application, a recommendation form will be automatically sent to the references you provided information for.
When you are ready to proceed, select the "Next" button below and begin your application. If necessary, you will be able to "Save" and return to the application later as you move through it.