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Cathy Butler-Kosterman

Dr. KostermanCathy Butler-Kosterman, Associate Professor, Department of Middle Grades, Secondary and Special Subjects; B.A. Art/English (Methodist College, 1971); M.Ed. Special Education/Psychology (Duke University, 1973); Ed.D. Special Education/Reading (Duke University, 1979).   Formerly a Teacher in the Fayetteville City School System, Dr. Kosterman began teaching at Fayetteville State University in 1976.  She serves on the undergraduate and graduate faculties in Special Education.  Her areas of emphasis include exceptional child development, behavior management, and teaching strategies and methods for exceptional populations.  She is a former Fayetteville State University Teacher of the Year.

Selected Publications

The Musical States of Special Education Consultation. With V. Dickens in Meeting the Challenge (Special Publication of the Virginia Council for Learning Disabilities 7th Annual Spring Conference, March, 1993.

Special Education/Regular Education: Collaborative Thinking.   With V. Dickens in Excelsiorgraph: A Monograph of the Department of Middle Grades, Secondary and Special Education, School of Education, Fayetteville State University, 1(2), 1994.

Courses Taught

EDUC450 Classroom Management/Parent Counseling and Guidance
SPED370 Curriculum Development, Methods and Materials in Special Education

SPED642 Exceptional Child Development
SPED579 Management of Learning Environments
SPED640 Master's Internship in Special Education

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