Theresa  Quigney Author of Evaluating Organization Development
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Theresa Quigney

Associate Professor, Education
Merrimack College

I began my career as a classroom special education teacher. I then became a County-level Supervisor/Consultant for special education programming in seven school districts. I completed a doctoral program leading to a Ph.D. in Special Education. I continue to be a faculty member at the college level with a focus on preparation in Special Education. I have also been involved with research investigations, grants, and numerous professional publications and conference presentations.

Biography

I began my career as a classroom special education teacher.  I then became a County-level Supervisor/Consultant for special education programming in seven school districts.  I completed a doctoral program leading to a Ph.D. in Special Education.  I continue to be a faculty member at the college level with a focus on preparation in Special Education.  I have taught numerous classes which have had a focus on students with disabilities.  Some of my research has focused on the role of school counselors in special education and how preservice training may provide a better basis for their work with students with disabilities.  I have also been involved with other research investigations, grants, service activities, and numerous professional publications and conference presentations.  

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Personnel Preparation in Special Education of Professional School Counselors
    The Role of the School Counselor in Special Education
    Role Functions of Teachers in Special Education
    Preparation Program Issues in Special Education for Teachers
    The Influence and Importance of the Legal Aspects of Providing Services to Individuals with Disabilities

Personal Interests

    Travel, Reading, Writing, Sketching

Books

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 Featured Title - Working with Students with Disabilities - 1st Edition book cover