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Online BSE Mild Moderate Disabilities Coming Spring 2022

Sept. 17, 2021

The Mild to Moderate Disabilities major includes instruction on working with students with autism spectrum disorders, learning and intellectual disabilities, and emotional and behavioral disorders. The Bachelor of Science in Education in Mild to Moderate Disabilities at the University of Arizona is a 60-credit program for aspiring special education teachers, and will now be offered to Arizona residents through Arizona Online. 

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Assistant Professor of Practice Rebecca Hartzell

May 14, 2021

Applied Behavioral Analysis Program Director and Assistant Professor of Practice...

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Rebecca Hartzell on the potential effects of extended at-home learning on students

May 6, 2021

Applied Behavioral Analysis Program Director Rebecca Hartzell spoke with Arizona Public Media on Arizona 360 about the potential effects of extended at-home learning on students. She emphasized this is not a hopeless situation, but she added, “While I think they’ll be able to come back next year and be resilient...

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Department Head and Professor Carl Liaupsin

April 16, 2021

Department Head and Professor Carl Liaupsin was elected to the University of Arizona Heads Up Steering Committee.

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Assistant Professor of Practice Rebecca Hartzell

March 18, 2021

Assistant Professor of Practice Rebecca Hartzell and her eight children were featured in this story on KOLD, Tucson’s CBS affiliate, about the adjustment and challenges to working and learning...

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Associate Professor Sunggye Hong

Nov. 3, 2020

Associate Professor Sunggye Hong and special education doctoral students Garrison Tsinajinie and Sevgi Kirboyun published ...

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Free Webinars for School Psychologists

April 23, 2020

To support the education community during this challenging time, the college is offering a series of short, focused (and FREE!) webinars for school psychologists. Join Assistant Professor of Practice Marsha Spencer and her guests to learn about helpful resources available to school psychologists, administrators and related professionals. Topics range from telepractice to supporting teachers and parents to resources for coping with anxiety and...

Associate Professor Sunggye Hong was selected as a 2020-2021 Fulbright Scholar

March 1, 2020

Associate Professor Sunggye Hong was selected as a 2020-2021 Fulbright Scholar. He will conduct a collaborative research project in South Korea that explores the education and employment of people with visual impairments.

2020 recipient of the Diane Lynn Anderson Memorial Award

Feb. 1, 2020

The Community Foundation for Southern Arizona just announced the 2020 recipient of the Diane Lynn Anderson Memorial Award, who is none other than our Assistant Professor of Practice Stephanie Z. MacFarland. The award was established in memory of Diane Lynn Anderson to recognize those who exemplify the same qualities she possessed:...

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Stephanie MacFarland honored with breakthrough award

Nov. 1, 2019

Assistant Professor of Practice Stephanie MacFarland is the TASH 2019 Recipient of the June Downing Breakthroughs in Inclusive Education Award. TASH, an international leader in disability advocacy, fights for human rights and inclusion for people with significant disabilities and support needs — those most vulnerable to segregation, abuse, neglect, and institutionalization.

Recognized internationally for her passion and action in...