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Special Education Brochure
Loyola HallRoom 304(206) 296-5759
Because this is an interdisciplinary program, students work with faculty with expertise in special education, literacy for special needs, curriculum and instruction, school psychology, and counseling. In addition to the regular faculty you will meet below, students will work with several experienced professionals who teach courses as adjunct instructors.
Assistant Professor of Education, Director of Special Education
Phone: (206) 296-5888Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cinda Johnson earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Idaho in 1978 and began her career teaching special education in Washington, Idaho and Arizona. She earned her master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction and in Administration in 1987 at Gonzaga University. She was the coordinator for secondary special education at ESD 171 prior to her work at University of Washington. She completed her doctorate at UW in special education with an emphasis on secondary special education and transition services. She is the principal investigator for the Center for Change in Transition Services, a state and federally funded grant, and has been conducting research and providing state level leadership with this project since 1990 (www.seattleu.edu/ccts). Cinda is the author of n umerous technical reports and articles on transition from high school to post-high school settings for young people with disabilities. Most recent include:
Johnson, C.E. (2008). Post-school outcomes for students in the state of Washington, USA, receiving special education services. Journal of the International Association of Special Education, 9(1) 78-88.
Johnson, C.E. (2007). Post-school data collection and use: Teachers as partners. National Postschool Outcomes Center Web site: http://www.psocenter.org/data_collection.html
Her most recent publication is the chapter Positive behavior support and transition outcomes for students in secondary settings in Transition of secondary students with emotional or behavioral disorders: Current approaches for positive outcomes (D. Cheney, Ed.).
Literacy Program Director BA, Med, PhD, 1985, University of Washington; Professor, Literacy for Special Needs.
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