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Featured Scholar

Featured scholars are chosen from the general TED membership. These scholars have been selected because of their innovative work in special education teacher education.

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Featured Scholars

Maya Israel

Brief Bio: Co-Chair of TED Research Committee and Asst. Professor at University of Illinois- Urbana-Champaign


Brief Description of the Scholar's Work: Describes her research interests in STEM and various technologies for student engagement.


Monika Williams Shealey

Brief Bio: Professor and Dean of College of Education at Rowan University


Brief Description of the Scholar's Work: Describes needs for diversity and collaboration within teacher education.

Lisa Dieker

Brief Bio: Professor and Eminent Scholar in Special Education from the University of Central Florida.


Brief Description of the Scholar's Work: Research interests of TeachLivE and STEM initiatives at UCF are shared.

Kelly Carrero, Mandy Lusk, Donna Sayman, Mary Spencer, Calli Lewis, Stacy Zulkosky


Brief Bio: Members of TED currently co- teaching at their universities.


Brief Description of the Scholars' Work: Overview of TED 2013 Post-Conference Session entitled, “Co-Teaching in Higher Education”. Learn multiple strategies and tools used from multiple perspectives and universities. For more resources related to their presentation, visit this website they created:

Last Updated:  7 December, 2020

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