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Dr. Brooke Blanks

ablanks@radford.edu
540-831-5302
Room A002, Peters Hall

Brooke Blanks is an assistant professor in Special Education within the School of Teacher Education and Leadership.  She has a BA in Psychology from the University of Virginia, her Masters degree is from University of North Carolina at Greensboro in Specialized Education Services-High Incidence Disabilities and her doctorate is from University of North Carolina at Greensboro in Specialized Education Services. Dr.

Blanks’s interests include literacy, Response-to-Intervention, inclusive education in rural schools, transformational leadership, and policy-to-practice issues. She teaches courses in assessment, instructional methodology, and supervises interns in K-12 settings.  

Dr. Blanks serves on the board of the Council for Exceptional Children-Teacher Education Division and presents at local, state, and national conferences. Her 15+ years of service in the helping professions have included K-12 special education in a variety of public and private settings, clinical reading education, and social work with community based service-learning programs serving at-risk youth and their families.