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Dr. Cynthia Shamberger

Associate Professor - Special Education

Cynthia T. Shamberger, Associate Professor of Special Education, teaches undergraduate and graduate level courses.  Dr. Shamberger is a K-16 educator with over 15 years of classroom experience in public and private schools, and post-secondary institutions. She earned a Bachelor's degree in Sociology, a Master's degree in Special Education, and a Ph.D. in Special Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.  Her research interests include collaboration and co-teaching that facilitates the improvement of school-related interactions between educators, parents, and administrators to enhance educational outcomes for students with complex educational needs.  She is currently engaged in a grant that focuses on implementing evidence-based reading instruction in teacher preparation courses in order to improve P-12 student reading achievement outcomes.