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Future teachers learn from friends with disabilities
December 22, 2016

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – A class of 12 education students at Washington State University Tri-Cities and adults with developmental disabilities are sharing lunch, games and activities once a month to make friends and develop their professional and social skills.

Study aims to improve work for students with disabilities
November 1, 2016

By Brittni Willis, College of Education intern

Marcus-PoppenPULLMAN, Wash. – Marcus Poppen has received the Switzer Research Fellowship to document and evaluate vocational support services provided to young adults with disabilities while they are enrolled in school.

Online master’s in special education among nation’s best
July 7, 2016

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

Darcy-MillerPULLMAN, Wash. – The online master’s degree in special education at Washington State University has been ranked 20th in the country by Best Colleges, based on academic strengths, learning goals, innovative courses and online classroom experience.

Ph.D. student earns international scholars honor
January 11, 2016

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

Andy-ScheefPULLMAN, Wash. – Graduate student Andy Scheef is one of 10 students selected internationally by the Council for Exceptional Children to join the eighth cohort of the Division for Research Doctoral Student Scholars. He will meet with other scholars and participate in the council conference in April.

Dunn elected to educational research academy
January 4, 2016

Michael-DunnVANCOUVER, Wash. – Michael Dunn, associate professor of special education and literacy, recently was elected to the International Academy for Research in Learning Disabilities (IARLD).

New special education faculty member wins national award
December 9, 2015

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

Marcus-PoppenPULLMAN, Wash. – A clinical assistant professor of special education has won an award for his research predicting what will or won’t help young adults with disabilities to find jobs.

Faculty earns international honor for promise in special ed
March 16, 2015

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

Brenda-Barrio-80PULLMAN, Wash. – An assistant professor of special education at the College of Education has been awarded an international honor for a student who shows great potential for future contribution to the field.