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About Michael Humphrey

Dr. Michael Humphrey, an Associate Professor with the Department of Special Education and Early Childhood Studies. He has served as an educator for the past eleven years ranging from teaching in the Peace Corps to working in adjudicated and mental health facilities. He holds several teaching licensures including English, Special Education and Special Education Administration. He has supervised student teachers in their school placements by completing observations and working collaboratively to increase effectiveness of instruction to match students’ individual needs. Dr. Humphrey received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Iowa, his Master of Arts and Doctor of Education from the University of Northern Colorado.
Dr. Humphrey’s primary scholarship interests include integrated curriculums and instructional interventions specifically in the instruction of mathematics and mathematical word problem solving for students with exceptionalities, instructional interventions for students with challenging behaviors or emotional/behavioral disorders and the integration of positive behavior intervention and supports in the Response to Intervention and school-wide delivery models. Dr. Humphrey also serves as the Associate Director of the Technology Accentuated Transformative Education for Rural Specialist (TATERS) program, a federal Special Education-Personnel Development to Improve Services and Results for Children grant.


Present Associate Director, Boise State University TATERS
Present Department Chair and Associate Professor, Boise State University Department of Special Education & Early Childhood Studies Education

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • Division of Student Affairs’ Faculty Partner Award, Nominee
  • National Residence Hall Honorary Spotlight of the Month Campus Winner
  • Boise State Disabilities Advisory Group Committee Member


Contact Information

Special Education
Boise State University
1910 University Drive, E204
Boise, ID 83725
(208)426-2801 - Office


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