Dr. Alicia Stewart is an assistant professor in the Special Education and Interventions Department. She teachers graduate methods courses that focus on the implementation of evidence-based reading instruction and meaningful assessment for students with disabilities (e.g., data-based individualization). Prior to joining CCSU, she received her Ph.D. at the University of Texas at Austin, focusing on learning disabilities and behavioral disorders. Her research interests involve effective reading instruction for students with behaviors that interfere with learning, specifically students with high levels of inattentive behaviors. In addition, she is interested in effective teacher-preparation and professional development that covers evidence-based reading instruction within the content areas.
Dr. Stewart holds a Ph.D. in Special Education from the University of Texas at Austin and an M.A. in Special Education from California State University Channel Islands. She also holds a B.A. in Sociology from California State University Channel Islands.