Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, Special Education
M.S, Western Maryland College (McDaniel College), Special Education - emphasis on Inclusionary Education
B.S., Franciscan University of Steubenville, Elementary and Special Education
Theresa is in her 29th year of education. During her first 20 years, she taught Special Education classes in grades k-12 covering all areas of content and disabilities. She also spent two years teaching 5th grade in the general education setting. She completed her Ph.D. in Special Education at The Pennsylvania State University where she focused on a variety of topics related to teaching students with Special Needs. She spent three years as an Assistant Professor of Education at Penn State prior to coming to Wilson College. Since arriving at Wilson College in 2013, she has been instrumental in the development and PDE approval of the Special Education programs at the bachelor's, post-baccalaureate, and Master's levels. She enjoys working with teachers in the classroom and is dedicated to helping Wilson students become outstanding teachers when working with students with special needs and their families.