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Wendy Harriott, Ph.D.

  • Interim Dean
  • Associate Professor
  • Special Education

Department: School of Education

Office: Robert E. McAllan Hall 117

Phone: 732-571-4484

Email: wharriot@monmouth.edu


Wendy Harriott, Ph.D., Interim Dean of the School of Education, has served in various roles in public education and higher education including Associate Dean, Department Chair of Curriculum and Instruction, Associate Professor in Special Education, Educational Consultant, and as a Special Education Teacher. Her primary research interests include inclusive classrooms, instructional technology, teacher education and higher education leadership. Dr. Harriott has presented at various professional conferences and has published several articles on various topics related to inclusive practices.

Education

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

M.S., Marywood College

B.S., Bloomsburg University

Research Interests

Professional interests include special education, behavior management, pre-service and in-service teacher training, secondary education, and higher education leadership.

Scholarly Articles

  • Kamei, A., & Harriott, W. (2021). Social Emotional Learning in Virtual Settings: Intervention Strategies. International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 13(3), 365–371. https://doi.org/10.26822/iejee.2021.196
  • Ozerk, K., Hamlin, D., & Harriott, W. (Eds.). (2018). Special Issue of the International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education. 10(3).
  • Lubniewski, K. L., McArthur, C. L., & Harriott, W. (2018). View of Evaluating Instructional Apps Using the App Checklist for Educators (ACE). International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 10(3), 323–329. https://doi.org/10.26822/iejee.2018336190
  • Henning, J. E., Bragen, B. F., Mulvaney, T., George, W. O., Duffy, G., Aldarelli, E., Grabowski, C., Harriott, W., Riddle, M., Falco, J., Heaney, P., Earle, C., Foster, L., & Borlan, C. A. (2018). The Monmouth University Partnership: Redesigning Practice. School-University Partnerships, 11(1), 3–8.
  • Harriott, W. (2016, July/August). Meeting a Growing Need for Special Education. School Leadership Magazine, New Jersey School Boards Association, 47(1). https://www.njsba.org/news-publications/school-leader/july-august-2016-volume-47-1/meeting-growing-need-special-education/
  • Allen, H. R., & Harriott, W. (2011). Administrative responsibilities: Providing resources for students with special needs in inclusive classrooms. National Social Science Journal, 37(1), 1–7.
  • Harriott, W. (2004). Inclusion in-service: Content and training procedures across the United States. Journal of Special Education Leadership, 17(2), 91–102.
  • Harriott, W., & Martin, S. S. (2004). Using culturally responsive activities to promote social competence and classroom community. Teaching Exceptional Children, 37(1), 48–54.
  • Harriott, W. (1998). Essential components of in-service training programs. Pennsylvania Educational Leadership, 17(2), 25–36.
  • Wolfe, P. S., & Harriott, W. (1998). The reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): What educators and parents should know. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 13(2), 88–93.

Book Chapters

  • Wong, C., & Harriott, W. (2019). Jen’s story: How being gifted and talented affects a teacher. In J. A. Bazler, M. V. L. Sickle, J. Swanson, & K. Lubniewski, Identifying, Describing, and Developing Teachers Who Are Gifted and Talented (pp. 123–133). IGI Global.
  • Harriott, W. (2019). Module 7: Creating a positive climate in the classroom. In K. Lubniewski, D. F. Cosgrove, & T. Y. Robinson (Eds.), Supervision modules to support educators in collaborative teaching: Helping to support and maintain consistent practice in the field (pp. 97–112). Information Age Publishers

Presentations/Invited Talks

International
Harriott, W. A. (2012, April). What we want you to know: True life stories of individuals with disabilities. Poster presentation at the International Organization of Social Sciences and Behavioral Research (IOSSBR) Spring Conference. Atlantic City, NJ.

Harriott, W. A. (2004, May). Inclusive education for students with disabilities in the United States of America. Guest Speaker for Dong Shan District Qizhi School. Guangzhou, China.

Blumenfeld, W., Nordquist, V. M., Jarzab, A., & Harriott, W. A. (2003, March 27). The disproportionality of African Americans in special education programs. Panel Member for Round Table Discussion. The Oxford Round Table, Lincoln College at the University of Oxford, Oxford, England.

National
Harriott, W.A., McArthur, C., & Servillio, K. (2015, November). Apps, Apps, Apps, Integration into Instruction for Practicing and Preservice Teachers. Interactive Paper presentation at the Teacher Education Division (TED) of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) National Conference. Tempe, AZ. (Accepted presentation).

Harriott, W. A. (2012, November). What adults with disabilities want to teach us to improve teacher training. Presentation at the Teacher Education Division (TED) of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) National Conference. Grand Rapids, Michigan.

State/Regional/Local
Harriott, W. A. (2015, February). The Road to Tenure: Balancing Professional and Personal Life. Discussant for the CETL Mentoring Mixer. Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ.

(2008, May). Faculty discussion on NJCEC student chapters. Roundtable discussion at the New Jersey Council for Exceptional Children (NJCEC) Annual Conference/ Edison, NJ. (Presented with colleagues from various universities).

Courses

Recently Taught Classes

2024 Summer B

  • Adult Development and Transformative Learning – EDD 702

2024 Spring

  • Analyzing and Interpreting Data – EDD 804

2023 Fall

  • Analyzing and Interpreting Data – EDD 804

2023 Summer B

  • Adult Development and Transformative Learning – EDD 702

2022 Summer B

  • Adult Development and Transformative Learning – EDD 702

2021 Fall

  • Collaborating With Families, Students, and Professionals in Community and Educational Settings – EDS 537

2021 Summer B

  • Adult Development and Transformative Learning – EDD 702

Frequently Taught Classes

  • Adult Development and Transformative Learning (EDD 702)
  • Analyzing and Interpreting Data (EDD 804)
  • Collaborating With Families, Students, and Professionals in Community and Educational Settings (EDS 537)