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

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

Cynthia Okolo

Professor of Special Education · Michigan State University

Special education expert, focusing on content-area literacy for students with learning problems and disabilities

Learning Among Students with Disabilities Special Education History

Paul Sindelar

Co-Director of CEEDAR Center and 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

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

Mary McLean

Professor, Special Education, School Psychology, and Early Childhood Studies, College of Education; Member of the Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies · University of Florida

Mary McLean is regarded for her research on assessment strategies for young children with disabilities.

Early Childhood Education

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

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

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

Amy Gravino

Director of Public and Community Relations · GRASP Global Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership

President, A.S.C.O.T. Coaching, and Director of Public and Community Relations at GRASP

Public Speaking Writing Blogging Sexuality Autism

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

Jennifer Walker

Assistant Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Walker specializes in students with emotional and behavioral disabilities.

Teacher Education Positive Behavioral Intervention Supports (PBIS) Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities (EBD) Social Skill Instruction Exclusionary Discipline

Regina Rahimi

Professor · Georgia Southern University

Regina Rahimi research is focused on issues of gender and sexuality in education and middle and high school drop outs.

Race and Class in Education Middle and High School Drop Outs Issues of Gender in Education Issues of Sexuality in Education Adolescent Literacy