|August 2021 - Present||Associate Professor, San Jose State University ‐ Special Education|
|August 2018 - August 2021||Assistant Professor, San Jose State University ‐ Special Education|
|August 2015 - August 2018||Assistant Professor, California State University, Dominguez Hills ‐ Special Education|
Honors and Awards
- 2019 Best Practices in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
- 2020 Assigned Time for Exceptional Service to Students
- 2020 Public Voices Fellowship
- 2022 National Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame
- 2023 Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
- EDSE 124
- EDSE 224
|2015||Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison ‐ Special Education|
|2010||M.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison ‐ Special Education|
|2006||B.A., Boston University ‐ Psychology|
Recent Works (4)
Peer Reviewed Articles (19)
DisCrit at the margins of teacher education: informing curriculum, visibilization ...
Race Ethnicity and Education (2021)
Teacher education is polarized. Traditionalists tend to center core practices, while justice-oriented scholars center ideologies embedded within our practices. Both, ...
Playing Together: A Call for Multiple Stakeholders to Reduce Exclusionary ...
Perspectives in Early Childhood Psychology and Education (PECPE) (2021)
Punitive disciplinary actions deny Black, Indigenous,2 Children of Color (BICOC) with disabilities from access to meaningful instruction and increase their ...
Ensuring inclusive environments for students with disabilities: school leaders play ...
Journal of Educational Administration and History (2018)
Inclusion refers to the practice of educating students with disabilities in the general education setting. This concept stems from the seminal ...
Social Skills and Students with Moderate to Severe Disabilities: Can ...
Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals (JAASEP) (2018)
The purpose of this research study was to determine how Community Based Instruction (CBI) affects the social skills of middle ...
Disproportionate Representation of Asian American Students in Special Education: A ...
Multiple Voices for Ethnically Diverse Exceptional Learners (2017)
The disproportionate representation of students of color in special education is a critical issue within the field. To date, however, ...