The majority of my time at UGA is focused on teaching, and students in the online BS in Special Education program will have me for a number of their classes. I teach about assessments in the special education classroom, instructional methods for a variety of learning challenges, reading instruction in both the regular and special education classrooms and study strategies. Each of these classes helps our graduates teach with the very best instruction methods currently available.
One of my great pleasures is supervising student teachers. We don’t just want teachers to have the knowledge of best practices. We want to see them execute those instructional methods in the classroom. To watch each student teacher take those first steps in the classroom is a delight for me.