Assistant Professor and Area Coordinator

Biography

Dr. Katherine (Katy) Green is an assistant professor of Special Education at the University of West Georgia. She graduated from Georgia State University with a Ph.D. in the Education of Students with Exceptionalities with a focus on children with disabilities ages birth to five. With degrees in Speech-Language Pathology and Special Education, Katy taught young children with disabilities in public schools for eight years. Katy’s passion and expertise include social-emotional, early communication, and academic supports for young children with disabilities and their families.

Dr. Green is the principal investigator of a four-year funded partnership with YMCA Early Learning Child Development LLC, Head Start and Early Head Start in metro Atlanta Head Start providing universal screenings, family education, and professional development. She is co-PI on a grant partnering with the Marcus Autism Center providing professional development and instruction on universal design for learning. Additionally, she works closely with the university speech and language clinic identifying innovative intervention strategies for young children and their families. Dr. Green has various academic publications, and is a member of the Council for Exceptional Children and the National Association for the Education of Young Children, as well as their local chapters.

Education / Degrees

  • B.S., Speech-Language Pathology, University of West Georgia, 2000
  • M.S., Speech-Language Pathology, University of West Georgia, 2002
  • Ph.D., Education of Exceptional Students, Georgia State University, 2013
  • Courses Taught
  • Course Sections and Syllabi

    Fall 2018 Sections

    • SPED-3713 (Intro to Spec Educ & Mild Disa) Section: E01
    • SPED-6705 (Comp Exam for MAT in Spec Ed) Section: E01
    • SPED-6792 (Practicum I: Special Education) Section: E01
    • SPED-6793 (Practicum II: Special Educ) Section: E01
    • SPED-6795 (Comp Exam for MED in Spec Ed) Section: E01
    • SPED-8795 (Comp Exam for EDS: Spec. Ed.) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E08

    Summer 2018 Sections

    • SPED-6705 (Comp Exam for MAT in Spec Ed) Section: E01
    • SPED-6721 (Professional Seminar) Section: E02
    • SPED-6721 (Professional Seminar) Section: E01
    • SPED-6793 (Practicum II: Special Educ) Section: E01
    • SPED-6795 (Comp Exam for MED in Spec Ed) Section: E01
    • SPED-8795 (Comp Exam for EDS: Spec. Ed.) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E08

    Spring 2018 Sections

    • SPED-3714 (Behavior & Classroom Mgmt) Section: E01
    • SPED-3714 (Behavior & Classroom Mgmt) Section: E03
    • SPED-6705 (Comp Exam for MAT in Spec Ed) Section: E01
    • SPED-6791 (Practicum: Interrelated) Section: E01
    • SPED-6795 (Comp Exam for MED in Spec Ed) Section: E01
    • SPED-8771 (Curriculum Design & Implement) Section: E01
    • SPED-8795 (Comp Exam for EDS: Spec. Ed.) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E13

    Fall 2017 Sections

    • SPED-3713 (Intro to Spec Educ & Mild Disa) Section: 01
    • SPED-3713 (Intro to Spec Educ & Mild Disa) Section: 04
    • SPED-6705 (Comp Exam for MAT in Spec Ed) Section: E01
    • SPED-6795 (Comp Exam for MED in Spec Ed) Section: E01
    • SPED-8795 (Comp Exam for EDS: Spec. Ed.) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E12

    Summer 2017 Sections

    • SPED-3715 (The Incl Classrm: Diff Inst) Section: E02
    • SPED-3715 (The Incl Classrm: Diff Inst) Section: E01
    • SPED-6705 (Comp Exam for MAT in Spec Ed) Section: E01
    • SPED-8795 (Comp Exam for EDS: Spec. Ed.) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E12

    Spring 2017 Sections

    • SPED-3713 (Intro to Spec Educ & Mild Disa) Section: 01
    • SPED-6705 (Comp Exam for MAT in Spec Ed) Section: E01
    • SPED-6791 (Practicum: Interrelated) Section: E01
    • SPED-6792 (Practicum I: Special Education) Section: E01
    • SPED-6793 (Practicum II: Special Educ) Section: E01
    • SPED-8795 (Comp Exam for EDS: Spec. Ed.) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E15

    Fall 2016 Sections

    • SPED-3713 (Intro to Spec Educ & Mild Disa) Section: 01
    • SPED-3713 (Intro to Spec Educ & Mild Disa) Section: 03
    • SPED-4761 (Mild Dis: Meth for Sci & Math) Section: 01
    • SPED-6705 (Comp Exam for MAT in Spec Ed) Section: N01
    • SPED-6791 (Practicum: Interrelated) Section: E01
    • SPED-6792 (Practicum I: Special Education) Section: E01
    • SPED-6793 (Practicum II: Special Educ) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E30

    Summer 2016 Sections

    • SPED-3715 (The Incl Classrm: Diff Inst) Section: E01
    • SPED-3715 (The Incl Classrm: Diff Inst) Section: E02

    Spring 2016 Sections

    • SPED-6792 (Practicum I: Special Education) Section: E01
    • SPED-6793 (Practicum II: Special Educ) Section: E02
    • SPED-6793 (Practicum II: Special Educ) Section: E01
    • SPED-8783 (Readings in Research) Section: E01
    • SPED-8784 (Research Seminar) Section: E01

    Fall 2015 Sections

    • SPED-3713 (Intro to Spec Educ & Mild Disa) Section: 01
    • SPED-3713 (Intro to Spec Educ & Mild Disa) Section: 02
    • SPED-4761 (Mild Dis: Meth for Sci & Math) Section: 01
    • SPED-7785 (Special Topics in Special Educ) Section: E01
    • SPED-8783 (Readings in Research) Section: E01
    • SPED-8784 (Research Seminar) Section: E01

    Summer 2015 Sections

    • SPED-3715 (The Incl Classrm: Diff Inst) Section: E02
    • SPED-3715 (The Incl Classrm: Diff Inst) Section: E01
    • SPED-7785 (Special Topics in Special Educ) Section: E01

    Spring 2015 Sections

    • SPED-3714 (Behavior & Classroom Mgmt) Section: 02D
    • SPED-8783 (Readings in Research) Section: E01
    • SPED-8783 (Readings in Research) Section: E02
  • Skills and Resources

    Education of Young Children with Disabilities

    Dr. Katy Green has expertise on supports and interventions for young children with disabilities. Specifically, social/emotional, early mathematics, communication, and emergent literacy.

    Personnel Preparation in the Education of Special Educators

    Dr. Katy Green has expertise in the research of preparing future and current educators in the field of special education.