Dr. Lanya L. McKittrick

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Special Education
University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado, 2019.

2019 Graduate School Outstanding Dissertation Award |
Dissertation Title: Strategies that Parents of Children who are Deafblind Employ to Foster Collaboration within IEP Teams.

Master of Arts, Organizational Leadership, 2012
Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA

Bachelor of Arts, Economics, 1993
University of Washington, Seattle, WA

TEACHING

Adjunct professor (January 2018 to Present)
University of Northern Colorado

  • EDSE 203 | The Individualized Education Program and the Collaborative Process, Online Course Delivery, Convert Course to Online Format
  • EDSE 510 | Foundations of Special Education, Online Course Delivery
  • EDSE 201 | Culture of Special Education, Online Course Delivery, Convert Course to Online Format

RESEARCH AREAS

Special Education, Deafblindness, Family-Professional Partnerships, IEP’s, Self-determination, Student-led IEP’s, Post-secondary Transition, Inclusion, family school choice making

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

Special Education, Deafblindness, Blindness/Visual Impairments, Deaf Education, Family-Professional Partnerships, IEP Law

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Center on Reinventing Public Education | University of Washington, Bothell, WA

  • Research Analyst (July 2018 to Present)
  • Center Grants Manager (July 2018 to December 2018)
  • Director of Operations (2015 to 2016)

Hear See Hope Foundation, Burien, WA 
Executive Director/founder/board member (2004 to Present)

University of Northern Colorado
Adjunct Faculty/Graduate Research Assistant (August 2016 to Present)

University of Washington, Bothell, WA
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Budget and Planning/Director of Institutional Research (2009 to 2012)

 

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