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Steve Chamberlain, Ph.D.

Jesus "Chuey" Abrego. Ed. D. 

Steve Chamberlain, Ph.D.
Department Chair

Associate Professor
Department of Educational
Psychology and Leadership Studies


Ph.D. in Special Education, The University of Texas at Austin
M.Ed. in Special Education, The University of Texas at Austin
B.A. in English, The University of Texas at Austin


Steve Chamberlain, Ph.D.

Teaching Interest:

Introduction to Exceptional Children
Problems in Language and Literacy for Individuals with Special Needs
Classroom Approaches and Modifications for Students with Special Needs
Educating Children with Learning and Behavior Problems
Measurement and Test Interpretation
Behavior Management 


EPSY 6301 Psychology of Exceptional Children
EPSY 6321 Ethics and Issues in Behavior Including Early Childhood
EPSY 6324 Applied Behavioral Analysis               
EPSY 6326  Functional Behavior Assessment
SPED 3390 Introduction to Exceptional Children
SPED 4320 Legal Roles & Responsibilities of the Special Educator-ACP
SPED 4350 Teaching Struggling Learners in Inclusive Classrooms
SPED 4395 Practicum in Special Education
SPED 6302 Educating Children with Learning and Behavior Problems
SPED 6303​ The Bilingual Child with Special Needs​
SPED 6305 Measurement and Test Interpretation
​SPED 6310 Special Education Law

Area of Specialty and Responsibility:

Overrepresentation of culturally and linguistically diverse students in special education
The role of culture in the teaching/learning process
Nondiscriminatory assessment procedures

Office Hours
Spring 2015

Monday: 3:00pm-5:00pm
Tuesday: By Appointment
Wednesday: 11:00am-12:00pm



Thursday: 12:00pm-1:00pm
Friday: By Appointment

Office: MAIN 2.216
Voice: (956)882-7675
Fax: (956)882-7593

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