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Dr. Jennifer Woods

TITLE:Assistant Professor of Special Education
DEPARTMENT:School of Education
LOCATION:Newby Education Ctr. 105
EMAIL:
PHONE:864-644-5361
SWU P.O. BOX:1815
PROFILE:

Jennifer Woods received her Ph.D. through Clemson University in the area of Curriculum and Instruction, specializing in Special Education. She has 11 years of public K-12 experience in the classroom as well as a building- and district-level administrator. As a child, she always knew she wanted to be in education and recalls lining up her stuffed animals in her room as her students. She even made her mother make them lunch! When Woods is not teaching, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, especially her two children. They like to go four-wheeling, read books, go on adventures and play practical jokes on one another. Woods likes being outdoors and enjoys camping, kayaking and fishing. She is currently learning how to ride a dirt bike.  

 

Education

Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction, Special Education, 
  Clemson University   
   Dissertation: The Facilitated Individualized Education Program Process: State Perspectives

- M.Ed., Special Education, Learning Disabilities, Clemson University

- MA Administration and Supervision, Furman University

- BA Secondary Education, Social Sciences, Clemson University

 

Areas of Specialty/Interest

- Early childhood
- Special education
- High-incidence disabilities
- Special education law/policy
- Reading/literacy

 

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