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Mary Curtis, Ph.D.

Mary Curtis, Ph.D. 

Mary Curtis, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Educational
Psychology and Leadership Studies



Doctorate, University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago , Illinois, Doctorate of Philosophy in Education (Spring 1993)

Masters, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Carbondale , Illinois, Master of Arts in English as a Foreign Language​ (Fall 1980)

Bachelors, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Carbondale , Illinois, Bachelor of Science in German and Education


Mary Curtis, Ph.D.

Teaching Interest:

Graduate Courses

The Bilingual Special Education Child
Methods of Teaching Learning/Behavior Problems
Second Language Acquisition Theories and Methods
Current Issues in Adult ESL Setting
Psycho-educational Assessment
Diagnosing Academic Problems
Special Topics in Special Education: Medical Problems in the Classroom
Graduate Practicum in Special Education

Undergraduate Courses

Modifications in Inclusive Settings
Language Acquisition and Common Communication Disorders
Testing and Assessment of Special Needs
Perception and Cognitive Development
Introduction to the Exceptional Child
Undergraduate Practicum in Generic Special Education
Field Supervision of Special Education Student Teachers and Interns


EPSY 6325 Functional Behavioral Assessment
SPED 4386 Modifications Inclusive Settings
SPED 4395 Practicum in Special Education
SPED 6308 Assistive Technology
SPED 6308 Supportive Intervention and Assistive Technology
SPED 6321 Ethics and Issues in Behavior Including Early Childhood 

Area of Specialty and Responsibility:

Bilingual language assessment for special education
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorders
Collaborating to improve the school environment

Office Hours
Spring 2015

Monday: By Appointment
Wednesday: 10:30am-12:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am-9:30am
Friday: By Appointment

Office: MAIN 2.214
Voice: (956)882-7673
Fax: (956)882-7593

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