Heather Ball
B.A., Rhode Island College M.S.Ed., Duquesne University C.A.S., University of Maine Ed.D., University of Maine

Heather L. Ball

Heather L. Ball, Assistant Professor of Special Education

 
Telephone: 207.255.1381
E-mail: hball@maine.edu
Fax: 207.255.1246

Office: 24 Kimball Hall
Office Hours: Click here for PDF

Areas of Interest

Social Context of Education
Social Justice
Special Education
New Teacher Induction
Distance Education

Courses Taught

EDU 112: School and Community
EDU 210: Educational Psychology
EDU 217: Cultural Diversity in the Classroom
EDU 338: Internship II with Classroom ManagementSED 310: Dimensions of Exceptionality in the Classroom
SED 325: Assessment in Special Education
SED 335: Program Planning and Curriculum Adaptation for Students with Disabilities
SED 340: Communication and Collaboration in Special Education
SED 345: Behavior Strategies and Social Skill Development for Students with Disabilties
SED 355: Transitional Issues for Students with Disabilities
SED 395: Topics in Special Education: Alternate Assessment
SED 490: Student Teaching in Special Education

Current Projects

  • Presenting findings from research study "Caucasian Teachers of Native American Students: The Interplay of Ideology and Practice" at the New England Educational Research Organization annual conference in April 2011.
  • Engaged in a research study sponsored by the Maine Department of Education: "Exploring the Experiences & Needs of Special Education Teachers in Rural Maine."
  • Project Cooperator, State Program Improvement Grant (Special Education)
  • Fostering Resiliency in Children (June 15, 2011 conference) - Downeast Communities of Practice Planning Committee
  • Diversity Committee
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