Elisa Jamgochian coordinates the Special Education Minor, Certificate, and K-12 Licensure and Master’s Degree Programs. Her research and scholarship focus on applications of universal design in education to evaluate and alleviate accessibility barriers in curriculum, instruction, assessment, and environment to improve instructional decision making and student learning outcomes. In addition, she has engaged in research related to teacher preparation and professional development, including examining and finding ways to support meaningful teacher reflection to improve instructional practices. Elisa has previous teaching experience in special education at the elementary school level.
Ph.D., 2010 University of Oregon Educational Leadership; Emphasis in Learner Assessment/Systems Performance
M. S., 2004 California State University, Fullerton Education; Emphasis in Mild/Moderate Special Education
B. A., 2001 University of California, Davis Psychology
2015 Jamgochian, E. M. & Ketterlin-Geller, L. R. The 2% transition: Supporting access to state assessments for students with disabilities. TEACHING Exceptional Children, 48 (1), 28-35.
Ketterlin-Geller, L. R., Jamgochian, E. M., Nelson-Walker, N. J., & Geller, J. (2012). Disentangling mathematics target and access skills: Implications for accommodations assignment practices. Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, 27 (4), 178-188.