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Glenna Billingsley

Glenna Billingsley taught special education in Austin, Texas for 23 years and was a Behavior Specialist for a school district south of Austin for 3 years. She is currently an Assistant Professor at Texas State University-San Marcos. Her expertise is in teaching students with emotional and behavioral disorders and Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports in schools. She is the coauthor of Comparison of Three Instructional Methods for Teaching Math Skills to Secondary Students With Emotional/Behavioral Disorders, written with Dr. Brenda Scheuermann and Dr. Jo Webber.

Dr. Billingsley earned a Bachelor of Science in Education degree from Emporia State University, a Master’s of Education degree with a major in Special Education from Southwest Texas State University and a Ph.D. in Education with a major in School Improvement from Texas State University-San Marcos.

“I am very passionate about the education of students with special needs. I had a wonderful career teaching these students, and I want to be a part of preparing the next generation of educators. It truly is the most important job on the planet.”

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