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Kathleen Puckett

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Associate Professor
Faculty, POLY Campus, Mailcode 2680
Biography

 

Kathleen S. Puckett is an associate professor of Special Education in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University. During AY 2016-17, she is President of the University Senate, Chair of the University Acedemic Council, and Chair of the Arizona Faculty Council of the Arizona Board of Regents. Her areas of interest include instructional and assistive technology, inclusive practices for students with disabilities, and international special education services. She is a facilitator for the World Academy for the Future of Women, an international service organization dedicated to the development of women’s leadership skills in China and in developing nations.

Dr. Puckett began her career as a teacher in the foothills of Appalachia in 1970. In the course of her career she has also been an administrator, a teacher-educator, an advocate, a researcher, and a leader in the field of special education. She received her Ph.D. in Education from The University of Tennessee, and served as the president of the Council for Exceptional Children in 2009. Dr. Puckett has co-authored four textbooks, Curriculm and Intruction for the 21st Century, (with C.B. Hansen and S. Buczynski), Differentiated Instruction:  A Practical Approach, Preparing to Use Technology: A Practical Guide to Curriculum Integration, (2 editions, with Blanche O’Bannon), and Supporting Content Area Literacy with Technology (with William G. Brozo). She is the principal investigator for several grants that recruit and support new teachers.

Research Interests

Puckett, K. (2013)  Differentiating Instruction:  A Practical Approach.  San Diego CA: Bridgepoint Education, Inc.

Puckett, K. & Brozo,W. (2008)  Supporting Content Area Literacy through Technology. New York: Allyn and Bacon.

O'Bannon, B. & Puckett, K. (2006). Preparing to use Technology: A Practical Guide to Curriculum Integration. New York: Pearson Allyn & Bacon.

Puckett, K. (2006) An Assistive Technology Toolkit: Type II Applications for Students with Mild Disabilities. In C. D. Maddux &d.L. Johnson, Eds. Classroom Integration of Type II Uses of Technology in Education. 107-117.

 

Publications
  • Puckett, K.S. & McCoy, K.M. Parents as Teachers of Children with Autism in the Peoples' Republic of China. Journal of International Special Needs Education (2013).
  • Puckett, K. Differentiating Instruction: A Practical Approach. San Diego CA:. (2013).
Research Activity
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
DCI 784Internship
EDA 792Research
TEL 799Dissertation
EDA 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
DCI 784Internship
EDA 792Research
TEL 799Dissertation
EDA 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
EDA 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SPE 424Cross-Categorical Spec Ed II
DCI 784Internship
EDA 792Research
TEL 792Research
EDA 799Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
DCI 784Internship
TEL 792Research
EDA 792Research
EDA 799Dissertation
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
EDA 799Dissertation
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SPE 424Cross-Categorical Spec Ed II
TEL 494Special Topics
DCI 784Internship
EDA 792Research
TEL 799Dissertation
EDA 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
DCI 784Internship
EDA 792Research
TEL 799Dissertation
EDA 799Dissertation
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
SPE 424Cross-Categorical Spec Ed II
DCI 784Internship
EDA 792Research
TEL 792Research
EDA 799Dissertation
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
DCI 784Internship
TEL 792Research
EDA 792Research
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
DCI 784Internship
EDA 792Research
TEL 799Dissertation
EDA 799Dissertation
Fall 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
SPE 222Orient to Ed Exceptional Child
EDA 792Research
TEL 799Dissertation
Service
  • Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure, Member (2012 - 2015)
  • University Senate, President Elect Polytechnic Campus (2013 - 2014)
  • Council for Exceptional Children, President (2009 - 2009)
  • Council for Exceptional Children, President-elect (2008 - 2008)