Graduate Teaching Assistant Scholars with Diverse Abilities Program

Graduate Assistantship


The Scholars with Diverse Abilities Program (SDAP) has several 10-hour teaching assistantships available fall/spring 2023/24. Please contact by June 15, 2023 with an interest statement, resume, and the names of 2 recent references.

SDAP is a university program that provides an inclusive post-secondary education transition program for students 18-25 with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD) who would not otherwise be qualified to attend university. The TA assists the course instructor in planning and teaching life skills topics and providing academic support to the SDAP students.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing teaching support to the instructor for undergraduate courses MWF from 9-11am, or at least 2 of the 3 days
  • Providing academic support to students
  • Communicating with student volunteers
  • Participating in weekly SDAP team meetings
  • Some administrative tasks

This position will provide opportunities to develop skills in the areas of teaching, planning, assessing, advising, supporting, leading, and, collaborating. This position provides an excellent experience for graduate students in helping professions such as Special Education, School Psychology, Communication Sciences, Clinical Psychology, Clinical Mental Health, School Counseling, etc. Previous teaching experience and experience working with individuals with IDD or other diverse abilities helpful. For more information on the program, see


Contact Name: 
Susan Hedges
Contact Email: 
Expiration Date: 
Thursday, June 15, 2023