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Jacquelyn Urbani, Ph.D.

Jacquelyn Urbani Photo 2013

Assistant Professor of Special Education
Bertrand Hall Room 22

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Special Education, Joint Doctoral Program: University of California, Berkeley and San Francisco State University
  • MA, Family Centered Early Childhood Deaf Education from Gallaudet University
  • BA, Education of the Deaf, with a second credential in Early Childhood (general education.) from Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Courses in 2012-2013

  • EDUC 5302 Program Design and Curriculum Development
  • EDUC 5309 Advanced Curriculum for Diverse Learners
  • EDUC 5404 Advanced Assessment
  • EDUC 5405 Current Issues in Special Education
  • EDUC 5306 Behavior Intervention and Support
  • EDUC 5406 Advanced Behavior Support

Areas of Expertise

  • Teacher Preparation and Development
  • Literacy
  • Education of Deaf Students
  • Early Childhood Education

Conferences in 2012-2013

  • Professional Development with Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity to Teacher's College, Columbia University, September 2012, presented "Accessing Literacy in Content Area Instruction: Strategies for Student Success" with P. David Pearson of UC Berkeley
  • Marin Reading Council and Phi Delta Kappa, February 2013, San Rafael, presenting "Integrating the CCSS into a Secondary Classroom: The Learning of Teachers and Students"
  • AERA, April 2013, San Francisco, presenting "Implementing a Dialogic Reading Intervention: The Experiences of Teachers of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students"

Professional Memberships

  • Council for Exceptional Children
  • American Educational Research Association
  • International Reading Association
  • Council for Education of the Deaf
  • Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

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