Michelle Marchant-Wood is a lecturer in the Special Education department. Previously, she worked as a Research Associate at University of Minnesota at the Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement. Additionally, she has experience as an Associate Professor in the Department of Counseling Psychology and Special Education at Brigham Young University from 1999 to 2014, where she trained educators. Michelle worked as a resource teacher in public schools serving students with mild and moderate disabilities prior to receiving her Ph.D. from Utah State University. Michelle was appointed director of the Brigham Young University Special Education undergraduate program in 2009. Her primary research interests are investigating the prevention of emotional and behavioral disorders, teacher education pedagogy, and Mult-tiered Systems of Support. In addition to her scholarly and teaching efforts, Michelle enjoys spending time with her husband, children, and nieces and nephews in activities such as, hiking, running, crocheting, playing the piano, singing, reading, and gardening.
Courses I teach:
EPSY 5613: Foundations of Special Education
EPSY 5611: Research-Based Practices in Academic and Behavior Disabilties
EPSY 5616: Behavior Analysis and Classroom Management.