Assistant Professor

Biography

Morris Council III holds a Ph.D. from The Ohio State University in Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis. His research, teaching, and service are conducted through a paradigm of equity and access. His research agenda focuses on instructional interventions for improving academic outcomes for culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) individuals diagnosed with high incidence disabilities.

Education / Degrees

  • PhD, Special Education, The Ohio State University, 2016
  • Courses Taught
  • Course Sections and Syllabi

    Fall 2019 Sections

    • SPED-3714 (Behavior & Classroom Mgmt) Section: E01
    • SPED-3750 (Diverse Experieces Practicum) Section: 02
    • SPED-6766 (Basc Curulm & Mthds:Gen Curulm) Section: E01

    Summer 2019 Sections

    • SPED-3715 (The Incl Classrm: Diff Inst) Section: E01
    • SPED-7705 (Urban & Multicult Issues Sp Ed) Section: E01
    • SPED-7729 (Special Education Law) Section: E01

    Spring 2019 Sections

    • XIDS-2300 (Diasporic Dialogues-Brazil/USA) Section: LCB
    • SPED-3714 (Behavior & Classroom Mgmt) Section: E01
    • SPED-3761 (Mild Disab: Methods for Instr) Section: E01
    • SPED-6766 (Basc Curulm & Mthds:Gen Curulm) Section: E01
    • SPED-7729 (Special Education Law) Section: E01

    Fall 2018 Sections

    • SPED-3714 (Behavior & Classroom Mgmt) Section: E02
    • SPED-3714 (Behavior & Classroom Mgmt) Section: E01
    • SPED-3750 (Diverse Experieces Practicum) Section: 02

    Summer 2018 Sections

    • SPED-3715 (The Incl Classrm: Diff Inst) Section: E02
    • SPED-6766 (Basc Curulm & Mthds:Gen Curulm) Section: E01
    • SPED-7729 (Special Education Law) Section: E01

    Spring 2018 Sections

    • SPED-3715 (The Incl Classrm: Diff Inst) Section: E01
    • SPED-3715 (The Incl Classrm: Diff Inst) Section: E02
    • SPED-3761 (Mild Disab: Methods for Instr) Section: E01
    • SPED-6766 (Basc Curulm & Mthds:Gen Curulm) Section: E01

    Fall 2017 Sections

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

    Summer 2017 Sections

    • SPED-6766 (Basc Curulm & Mthds:Gen Curulm) Section: E01
    • SPED-7705 (Urban & Multicult Issues Sp Ed) Section: E01
    • SPED-8784 (Research Seminar) Section: E01

    Spring 2017 Sections

    • SPED-3715 (The Incl Classrm: Diff Inst) Section: E01
    • SPED-3715 (The Incl Classrm: Diff Inst) Section: E02
    • SPED-3761 (Mild Dis: Meth for Lit & SS) Section: 01
    • SPED-7782 (Direct Research Read Spec Ed) Section: E01
    • SPED-8783 (Readings in Research) Section: E02

    Fall 2016 Sections

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

    Council III, M., Gardner III, R., Cartledge, G., & Telesman, A. (2019). Improving reading within an urban elementary school: Computerized intervention and paraprofessional factors. Preventing School Failure: Alternative Education for Children and Youth, 63

    Barber, M., Cartledge, G., Council III, M., Konrad, M., Gardner III, R., Telesman, A. (2018). The effects of a computer-assisted culturally relevant repeated readings on English learners’ fluency and comprehension. Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary J

    Council III, M., Gibson, L., Cartledge, G. (2017) Incorporating culturally relevant pedagogy with computer based technology. In L., Gibson & F., Obiakor (Eds.). Computer based technology for special and multicultural education: Enhancing 21st century learn

    Gardner III, R., & Council III, M., Watson, M. (2017) The role of literacy on the postsecondary opportunities of students with high incidence disabilities. In A. Ellis, (Eds.). Transitioning children with disabilities: From early childhood through adulthoo

    Bennett, J., Gardner III, R., Cartledge, G., Ramnath, R, & Council III, M., (2017). Second-grade urban learners: Preliminary findings for a computer-assisted, culturally relevant, repeated reading intervention. Education and Treatment of Children, 40(2), 1

    Council III, M., Cartledge, G., Barber, M., Green, D., Gardner III, R., (2016). Reducing risk through a supplementary reading intervention: Descriptive studies of first and second grade urban students. Behavioral Disorders, 41, 241–257.

    Cartledge, G., Keesey, S., Bennett, J., Ramnath, R., Council III, M. (2016). Culturally relevant literature: What matters most to primary-aged urban Learners. Reading & Writing Quarterly: Overcoming Learning Difficulties, 32, 399–426.

    Musti-Rao, S., Cartledge, G., Bennett, J. G., & Council III, M. (2015). Literacy instruction using technology with primary-age culturally and linguistically diverse learners. Intervention in School and Clinic, 50, 195–202.

    Council III, M., Robinson, L., Bennett III, R., & Moody, P. (2015). Black male academic support staff: Navigating the issues with Black student-athletes. In Black Males and Intercollegiate Athletics: An Exploration of Problems and Solutions. London: Emeral

    Gardner III, R., Lopes-Rizzi, G., & Council III, M. (2014). Improving educational outcomes for minority males in our schools. Interdisciplinary Journal of Teaching and Learning, 4(2), 81–94.