TED pre-conference on-line discussion

The Teacher Education Division of Council for Exceptional Children is fortunate to have Dr. Ann Turnbull and Dr. Mitchell Yell accept our invitation as the Keynote Speakers for the 2015 TED Conference. It is an honor to have such accomplished speakers provide insight into issues particularly relevant to our organization. They have graciously agreed to share their knowledge before the conference in an online discussion group. Participants will benefit from opportunities to exchange ideas, connect with colleagues, and broaden their knowledge on specialized topics that are the area of expertise of these two distinguished researchers. Please click here to learn more about this enhanced interaction with Dr. Ann Turnbull and Dr. Mitchel Yell before the conference. You can view the webpage at this address, however, we need the participants to use the following links to register so please do not put it in your announcements.

To register for the live online discussion group with Dr. Ann Turnbull, please go to this site for registration .

To register for the live online discussion group with Dr. Mitchell Yell, please go to this site for registration.


  • Unique access to conference
  • To enhance the conference experience by providing an extended and enhanced/enriched interaction with Keynote Speakers
  • Interaction with leading and seminal researchers in the field focused around key articles and video presentations from the Keynote Speakers
  • Synchronous (scheduled virtual online discussion) and asynchronous (e.g. blog, video/Zaption) opportunities for interaction
  • Aligns with mission and vision of TED, including promotion of research-based practices, provision of professional development, and outreach for member engagement


  • Participants become familiar with the contributions of the Keynote Speaker(s) in special education teacher education
  • Participants will interact with peers and leaders in the field of special education teacher preparation.
  • Participants will have an opportunity to enhance the TED-CEC conference experience

Mizzou NSF postdoc

The University of Missouri’s Quality Elementary Science Teaching (QuEST) program is searching for a postdoctoral scholar. The person filling the position would work on designing, delivering, and studying a practicum-based professional development model for K6 teachers in science teaching. The position, which is funded by the National Science Foundation, would begin 1 July 2015.

For a full description and detailed contact information, download the accompanying PDF.

IUP Assistant Professor—Special Education and Clinical Services

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

The Department of Special Education and Clinical Services invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment, beginning August 2015. Only online applications will be accepted. To view the full description and apply for this position, please visit www.iup.edu/employment (posting # F15-021).

IUP is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/H/V Indiana University of Pennsylvania is a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.

Assistant Prof at Millersville U.


The Millersville University Department of Early, Middle, and Exceptional Education seeks an Assistant Professor of Special Education beginning August 2015. Minimum qualifications include ABD status in special education, or a closely related field, 4 years of successful full-time teaching experience with Pre-K – 8 individuals demonstrating a broad range of disabilities. Highly regarded for its instructional quality and strong commitment to diversity, Millersville University is a learner-focused institution located in historic Lancaster County, known for its excellent schools and vibrant arts community, and close to Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington, and NYC. MU enrolls about 8,500 undergraduate and graduate students. We seek individuals who embrace our public mission and value exploration, professionalism, integrity and compassion.

For a full listing of qualifications and to apply, go to http://jobs.millersville.edu/postings/1255 and complete a faculty application. Full consideration given to applications received by November 23, 2014. Direct questions to Dr. Richard Mehrenberg, search committee chair, at Richard.Mehrenberg@millersville.edu

An EO/AA institution.
Apply Here : http://www.Click2Apply.net/hpwk432

Tenure-line Position in Special Education at Kent State University

The School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences (LDES) in the College and Graduate School of Education, Health, and Human Services (EHHS) at Kent State University announces a tenure-line at the Assistant or Associate rank in Special Education, beginning in August 2015. We are seeking qualified applicants with a research focus in the area of high-incidence disabilities. Applicants with specific expertise in instructional design and delivery, curriculum development, and/or educator preparation are especially encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin Nov 1, 2014 and acceptance of applications will continue until the position is filled.

For the full position announcement please visit our website at:


For additional information, you may also contact Search Co-Chairs Drs. Pena L. Bedesem (pbedesem@kent.edu) and Brian R. Barber (bbarber8@kent.edu).

U. Oregon open-rank position

The Department of Special Education and Clinical Sciences at the University of Oregon is seeking to hire a tenure-line faculty member in Special Education with expertise in the design, development, and delivery of instruction in core academic areas (e.g., reading, writing, and mathematics). For full position description and application information, please visit our website at: http://jobs.uoregon.edu/unclassified.php?id=4477. Apply by August 15, 2014, to be assured of consideration.

Millersville University: Assistant Professor

The Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education at Millersville University welcomes applications for an Assistant Professor/Tenure Track position in Special Education beginning Fall 2014. The desired candidate will teach undergraduate courses in Special Education with emphasis in inclusionary practices for students with mild to severe disabilities from pre-K to eighth grade.  Continue reading Millersville University: Assistant Professor

Chair for JMU Ed Foundations and Exceptionalities

Department Head – Educational Foundations and Exceptionalities – 0405607

The College of Education at James Madison University invites applications for the position of Department Head for Educational Foundations and Exceptionalities (EFEX). The EFEX Department is committed to the preparation of educators and others who teach and serve individuals with exceptionalities and their families in a diverse society. The department supports other licensure programs within the college and across the teacher education unit by its educational foundations, exceptionalities and diversity course offerings. The department offers initial licensure programs in Inclusive Early Childhood Education (Early Childhood Special Education birth- 5 and PreK-3rd grade); Special Education K-12 General Curriculum; Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (PK-12) and Early Childhood Special Education. Additionally, it supports students who want to acquire knowledge of exceptionalities with several minors and/or post baccalaureate programs including Gifted Education, Autism Certificate and M.Ed. programs in Exceptional Education and Equity and Cultural Diversity. The departmental programs support and are enhanced by a grant-funded project, the Career Development Academy, which meets the educational and career needs of immigrant English language learners. Continue reading Chair for JMU Ed Foundations and Exceptionalities

Assistant Prof in Early Childhood Special Ed at JMU

Assistant Professor, Exceptional Education – Early Childhood
(position #0405633)

The College of Education at James Madison University announces a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor position in Exceptional Education with focus on inclusive early childhood special education to be filled beginning August, 2014. Successful candidates will balance teaching, scholarship and service responsibilities. Applicants must demonstrate their ability to work collaboratively with faculty within the Exceptional Education Department as well as across the College of Education and the university.

Review of applications begins November 29, 2013, and will continue until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. For more information on our programs, visit our website at http://www.jmu.edu/coe/exed.
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Professor and Department Chair, Department of Specialized Education Services at UNCG

University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG)
The School of Education

Department of Specialized Education Services


The Department of Specialized Education Services announces an opening for the position of Professor and Department Chair, beginning August 1, 2014. We seek a colleague with excellent collaboration and leadership skills who has a demonstrated record of success in research and scholarship, professional service, external funding, effective teaching and supervision, and administrative experience commensurate with appointment as a Full Professor with tenure. This is a 10-month appointment.

Responsibilities: In addition to typical faculty responsibilities, the Chair position provides collaborative leadership in program development; coordinates promotion and tenure and other personnel issues; works with state and national accreditation agencies; represents the department at School and University levels; collaborates with other departments; identifies relevant opportunities for outreach activities with schools, community agencies, and local colleges/universities; enhances recruitment of a diverse student body; advances alumni relations; manages budgets and course schedules; leads strategic planning and program evaluation; oversees various data-gathering reporting activities.

Qualifications: An earned doctorate in special education or a field represented in the department is required. Other requirements include demonstrated experience in special education including broad knowledge of disability rights and laws and an in-depth understanding of various types of disabilities; demonstrated competence in research and scholarship, teaching, securing external funding, and administration; demonstrated commitment to access, equity and inclusion. Candidates with experience in one or both of the following areas will be viewed favorably: working with undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree programs and/or using state of the art medias and technology to enhance educational access delivery and communication.

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Open rank position at University of Sydney

The Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney in Australia is seeking applications for a position at the associate lecturer, lecturer, or senior lecturer level in the area of special and inclusive education. The position closes 11:30pm (Sydney time) 15 July 2013. Download a description of the position at the University of Sydney.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – #130970

The Children’s Learning Institute (CLI) at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is recruiting a tenure-line appointment in the Department of Pediatrics with expertise in academic skill development of English language learners (ELL) and Dual language learners (DLL) in early childhood, preschool, and/or any grade level. This is an open rank position. The ideal candidate’s research interests will address bilingualism in classroom and/or home settings and may range from learning and performance in specific instructional areas, such as reading or mathematics, or more general competencies essential for academic success such as oral language, attention and executive function.
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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – #130971

The Children’s Learning Institute (CLI) at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is recruiting a tenure-line appointment in the Department of Pediatrics with expertise in education intervention research. This is an open rank position.

The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a productive and well-funded research program in one of the following content areas: language and literacy, math, science, or social and behavioral aspects of learning. This position is open to scientists with expertise in conducting rigorous intervention research with preschool or school-age populations.
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SPED Position at Rutgers University-Time Extension for Accepting Applications

Dear Colleagues,

We are extending the time window for accepting applications for a special education faculty position at Rutgers University Graduate School of Education until February 1, 2013.

We are performing an open rank tenure track search for a special education (high incidence-literacy) faculty member in the Department of Educational Psychology at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, beginning in September 2013. The official job ad can be downloaded from our GSE website at: http://gse.rutgers.edu/employment-opportunities

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The University of Arizona announces funding for doctoral students who want to become professors in special education

The University of Arizona announces funding for doctoral students who want to become professors in special education.

• Fellowships include:
o Full tuition
o An annual stipend of $30,000
o Funds for professional travel

• Our goal is to produce faculty skilled in evidence-based practice in their specialty area. Possible specializations include:
o Learning disabilities
o Bilingual/multicultural special education
o Deafness/hard of hearing
o Visual impairment and blindness
o Emotional and behavioral disorders
o Severe and multiple disabilities
o Positive behavioral support

• Doctoral students receive exceptional training through an apprenticeship model, engaging in the same activities that will be required when they become faculty

• A unique feature is a one-semester externship at another university with a leading scholar in the student’s specialization

• UA graduates are now faculty at universities and colleges across the country

•Learn more about the program and our application process at http://spedprof.arizona.edu