Cathleen G. Spinelli, Ph.D.

Office: Merion Hall 215

Cathleen G. Spinelli has been teaching higher education for 16 years and also has extensive experience in public school systems as a certified school psychologist, educational diagnostician, school administrator and special education teacher. Her professional publications include two textbooks, Classroom Assessment for Student with Special Needs in Inclusive Settings, 3rd ed. and Linking Assessment to Instructional Strategies: A Guide for Teachers both published by Pearson Publications. Dr. Spinelli has written numerous articles dealing with a range of special education issues; regularly presents at international and national professional education conferences; has been on the editorial boards of many educational journals; and is active in national special education organizations.

Faculty Expert Profile

  • Expertise: Special Education, Parent Communication and Home-School Collaboration Issues, Education of Terminally Ill Children, Assessment Issues, Medical Caretaker Issues