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Angela Smith

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Clinical Assistant Professor
Faculty, WEST Campus, Mailcode 3151
Biography: 

Angela M. Smith served as a special education teacher at both the elementary and high school levels, acted as a school administrator and has taught both graduate and undergraduate level educational courses. She currently serves as a clinical assistant professor in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College. Professor Smith's areas of research consist of special education and educational diversity. She is an educator in teacher preparation and worked with colleagues revising the course syllabi for the MAC program to create a more aligned and rigorous curriculum. Smith and her team also focus on establishing a MAC/InMAC orientation to better support students transition into a master's level program.  

Education: 
  • Doctorate of Education. Educational Leadership and Supervision, Arizona State University 2006
  • Masters of Education. Special Education, Northern Arizona University 2003
  • B.A. Special Education and Sociology, Arizona State University 2000
Research Interests: 

Guiding Research Questions:

  • How can schools better service students with special needs in an inclusive setting?

Current Research Projects:

  • As an educator in teacher preparation, Angela Smith and her colleagues have revised the course syllabi for the MAC program to create a more aligned and rigor curriculum. They have also focused on establishing a MAC/InMAC orientation to better support students transition into a master's level program.  
Summer 2022
Course NumberCourse Title
SPE 513Instr Learn Exceptionalities 1
SPE 522Instr Learn Exceptionalities 2
Spring 2022
Course NumberCourse Title
SPE 513Instr Learn Exceptionalities 1
EED 579Apprentice Teaching III
SED 593Applied Project
Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
SPE 524Effective Classroom Behav Mgmt
SPE 579Apprentice Teaching: SPE K-12
Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
SPE 411Family Involvemnt & Reg Issues
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
SPE 323Behavioral Strategies
SPE 534Assessment and Evaluation
SPE 535Curricula, Methods, Tech/Adapt
SPE 579Apprentice Teaching: SPE K-12
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SPE 524Effective Classroom Behav Mgmt