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Vanessa Haskins

Room C163, Peters Hall

Professor Haskins teaches a variety of classes in the Special Education-General Curriculum option. She has coordinated multiple federal grants designed to decrease the shortage of Special Educators as well as support existing teachers in securing additional licensure in high incidence disabilities. Her areas of interest include urban education, special education, and collaboration. She is known for sharing vivid stories that guide her students to understand the diversity of classrooms and children. She has studied culturally-competent practices, including issues related to poverty, race, and diversity within diverse communities.