Stephen Hernandez

Assistant Professor of Specialized Programs in Education · Hofstra University

Stephen Hernandez is a specialist in teacher certification, special education and early childhood special education.

Collaboration Special Education Teacher Certification Early Childhood Special Education

Terese C. Aceves

Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Specialized Programs in Professional Psychology

Supporting Low-Income, Diverse Families in Special Education Using Evidence-Based Practices with Culturally and Liguistically Diverse Students Investigating Early Home Literacy Practices with Latino Families Providing Assessment and Intervention of Early Reading Skills with English Language Learners

Paul Sindelar

Co-Director/Distinguished Professor · University of Florida

Paul Sindelar’s research has focused on changes in the special education teacher labor market.

Labor Market Trends Teacher Education Project Evaluation Special Education Education Policy

Sarah Douglas

Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies · Michigan State University

Expertise in early childhood special education, augmentative and alternative communication, and paraeducators

Augmentative and Alternative Communication Developmental Disabilities Early Intervention Autism Early Childhood Special Education

Douglas Fuchs

Professor of Special Education and Nicholas Hobbs Chair of Special Education and Human Development and Professor Pediatrics in the Vanderbilt University Medical School · Vanderbilt University

Special education expert on interventions for children with learning disabilities and behavior disorders.

Classroom Management Learning Disabilities and Behaviour Response to Intervention Reading Comprehension Urban Education

Victoria Graf

Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Teaching and Learning

Teacher Education Catholic Inclusion Bilingual/Multicultural Special Education School Reform

Bo-Kyung Elizabeth Kim

Assistant Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Elizabeth Kim is committed to research that seeks to reduce racial disproportionality endemic to the juvenile justice system.

Translation Research Delinquency/Violence Schools Children & Families Juvenile Justice

Jennifer D. Walker

Associate Professor of Special Education · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Walker specializes in special education, specifically as it relates to behavior and classroom management.

Executive Functioning Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities Special Education Exclusionary Discipline Social Skill Instruction

Elizabeth Elliott, Ph.D.

Expert in early childhood education, teacher preparation and leadership development · Florida Gulf Coast University

Elizabeth Elliott is a leading expert in the development of teachers and leaders in the field of education.

Early Childhood Education Teacher Leadership K12 Teacher Preparation Educational Advocacy Childcare Advocacy

Chris Curran

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Chris Curran’s research focuses on issues of equity in education.

Early Childhood Education School Resource Officers Children and Poverty Juvenile Justice

Michael Faggella-Luby

Director of ANSERS Institute; Special Education · Texas Christian University

Michael Faggella-Luby helps educators to implement methods and instructional materials for students with and without disabilities.

Implementation of Specific Evidence-based Pedagogies and Interventions Identification of Critical Systemic Variables Associated with School Reform and Intervention Implementation Secondary and Post-Secondary Education Learning Disabilities A Systematic Review of Assessment Tools for Higher Ed and Disability

Sandra M. Chafouleas

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology · University of Connecticut

Professor Chafouleas is an expert on whole child, school mental health, behavioral assessment, and K12 tiered systems of support.

Multi-Tiered Frameworks Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model Social-Emotional-Behavioral Assessment School Mental Health Trauma-Informed Schools

Amy Gravino

Relationship Coach · Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services

President, A.S.C.O.T. Consulting, Autism Sexuality Advocate, Writer, International Speaker

Autism and Behavior Analysis Public Speaking Writing Blogging Sexuality

Mary Brownell

Distinguished Professor · University of Florida

Mary Brownell focuses her scholarship on issues of teaching quality for students with disabilities.

Literacy and Teaching Quality Professional Development of Teachers Teacher Education Policy Teacher Education Practice Teaching Quality and Assessment

Jerome Schultz

Clinical Neuropsychologist · Harvard Medical School

Experienced clinician and teacher. Captivating, informative speaker who makes the stress/learning connection with humor and wisdom.

The Connection Between Stress and Learning in Kids With Ld Adhd and Asperger Syndrome Understanding and Meeting the Needs of Children With Fragile Emotions and Challenging Behaviors. The De-Stress Model of Intervention for Children With Ld and Adhd The Myths and Realities of Inclusion

Ignacio Higareda

Associate Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Teaching and Learning

Access and success of post-secondary education for ethnic minority students Parent Involvement and Advocacy Social Constructivist influences on academic achievement for English Language Learners Academic achievement of students from marginalized and underserved communities

Stephen Hooper

Faculty · UNC at Chapel Hill

Chair, UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Allied Health Sciences; Professor and Associate Dean at UNC School of Medicine

Child Psychology Education Medicine Allied Health Sciences Clinical Psychology

Friedman Morgan

Clinical Assistant Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Teaching and Learning

Special Education Parent Involvement in Education Intellectual Disabilities Technology Learning Disabilities

Sarah Reckhow

Assistant Professor of Political Science · Michigan State University

Sarah Reckhow is an expert on education policy, urban and state politics, and philanthropy and nonprofits in public policy.

Philanthropy Racial Politics State Politics Education Policy Every Student Suceeds Act

Terence Fitzgerald

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Clinical Associate Professor focused on policy, family and children, social inequality, and institutional racism.

Racism related to Public School & Higher Education Reproduction of Racism Male Gender Issues Social Development and Policy Social Work Education