Janet Sauer draws on her own experiences teaching young children, adolescents, and adults in multiple contexts to prepare educators for inclusive education.
Janet Story Sauer
Professional Title: Associate Professor of Special Education
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Janet's scholarship is based in the interdisciplinary field of Disability Studies and focuses on family engagement.
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Associate Professor in the Education Division for teacher preparation and licensure for PreK-8 students with moderate disabilities.
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: Introduction to Special Education, Current Topics in Special Education, Designing Curriculum & Resources in Special Education, Disability Studies in Education
Education: BA, Mass Communications, Emerson College; MEd, Special Education, Ohio University; EdD, Special Education, University of Northern Iowa
Representative List of Recent Publications / Exhibitions:
Sauer is serving the American Education Research
Association as Co-Chair on their Disability Studies in Education Special
Interest Group (SIG); here is a link to our webpage DisabilityStudiesinEducationSIG
Sauer believes advocacy for the inclusion of students with disabilities in community and educational contexts is a social justice issue and is necessary for a healthy democracy.
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Dual Degree Programs
Credit Toward Graduate Education - Lesley Dividend
Foreign Language Studies
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
The Child Homelessness Initiative
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