Luann Purcell Continuing Education Scholarship

The Dr. Luann Purcell Scholarship for Continuing Education allows ASPIRING ADMINISTRATORS to continue their pursuit of excellence with a scholarship of $1,000 to use toward higher education, or added certification in the area of special education administration. The application will open on January 1st and the deadline to apply is June 1st of each year.  View the Scholarship Brochure here

Apply for the Scholarship HERE


2023 Dr. Luann Purcell Scholarship

Adrienne SeamansCongratulations to the 2023 Dr. Luann Purcell Scholarship winner, Adrienne Seamans, from Idaho.  Adrienne is the Vice President of Idaho's chapter of CEC, a member of CASE, the Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities, and Innovations in Special Education Technology Division.  She is a doctoral candidate in special education at the University of Idaho, and is pursuing her Special Education Director certification through Northwest Nazarene University.  Adrienne's goal as an administrator is to continue working with IEP teams, especially families, to find better ways to work together for the student success.

Donate to the Scholarship Fund

Please contact [email protected] if you are interested in making a tax-deductible donation to the Dr. Luann Purcell Scholarship fund by credit card.  Check donations can be sent to:

1736 E. Sunshine Street
Suite 501
Springfield MO 65804

Scholarship Donors 

Jesse Arick, Oregon
William Bogdan, Kentucky
George Dayton, Utah
Ruth Ann Coleman, North Carolina
Jeremy Glauser, Utah
Pam Howard, Alabama
John Klaber, Minnesota
Elizabeth Render, South Carolina
Carrie Turner, Missouri
Georgia Council of Administrators of Special Education