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Warrensburg, MO 64093
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Neal, Jerry

Dr. Jerry Neal
Program Coordinator and Professor of Special Education

Degrees

Ed.D. University of Missouri-Columbia, MO, 1997; Special Education Administration

M.S.E. Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MO, 1979; Mental  Retardation

BS.E. Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MO, 1975; Mental  Retardation

Courses Regularly Taught

EDSP 4700 IEP Writing and the Law
EDSP 6980 Internship in Special Education
EDSP 4420 Methods of Cross-Categorical Special Education
EDSP 4421 Methods of Cross-Categorical Special Education I MR/OHI
EDSP 4620 Evaluation of Ability and Achievement

Professional Experience

March 2004-Present Associate Professor and Program Coordinator Special Education

May 2002 -2004 Assistant Professor and since May 2002 Coordinator of Special Education Programs.

July 2000-February 2004 Assistant Professor of Special Education

August 1989-2000 Associate Professor Special Education Missouri Valley College, Marshall, Missouri

July 1987-1989  Special Education Director, Sweet Springs, Missouri Schools Doctoral Teaching Assistant, University of Missouri-Columbia, Doctoral Research Assistant, Project LINC, University of Missouri

August 1979-1986 Secondary Learning Disabilities Instructor, Odessa, Missouri, Public Schools

August 1975-1979 Learning Disabilities Instructor, LaMonte, Missouri, Public Schools

Seminars/Conferences/Presentations

Neal, J. & Ehlert, D. (2009). Continuing Challenges Facing Special Education in Charter Schools. Presented at the Southeast INFORMS Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC, October 1, 2009.

Neal, J. & Ehlert, D. (2008). Assistive Technology Availability in Libraries and Media Centers. Presented at the Southeast INFORMS Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC, October 2, 2008.

Assistive Technology in School Libraries and Media Centers: A Synopsis of a Nation-Wide Study, Presented at the Missouri Power Up Conference, Columbia, Missouri, April 2007

Assistive Technology Must-Haves, Presented a the Missouri Federation Council for Exceptional Children Conference, Lake Ozark, Missouri, March 10, 2006

Administrators' Use of Portfolios as Employment Factors: Two State's Experiences, Presented at the Missouri Council of Administrators of Special Education Conference, Lake Ozark, Missouri, September 26, 2005

Teacher Education Research and Practice: A Panel Discussion, Presented at the Missouri Council for Exceptional Children Conference, Lake Ozark, Missouri, March 12, 2005
 
Teacher Education Portfolios and Their Implications as Subsequent Employment Factors, Presented at the Missouri Council for Exceptional Children Conference, Lake Ozark, Missouri, March 12, 2005

Recent Publications/Research

Neal, J., & Ehlert, D. (2007). Alphabet recognition made simple. Intervention in School and Clinic, 42(5).

Neal, J. (2007) Case study: Students with dual diagnosis, Spencer: Mentally retarded and mentally ill. In J. Downing (ed.), Methods of teaching students with emotional/behavioral disorders: Assessment, management, and intervention strategies. Upper Saddle River, NJ.: Merrill-Prentice Hall.

Neal, J. (2007). Case Study: Students with bipolar disorders: Carlotta. In J. Downing (ed.), Methods of teaching students with emotional/behavioral disorders: Assessment, management, and intervention strategies. Upper Saddle River, NJ.: Merrill-Prentice Hall

Neal, J. & Ehlert, D. (2006). Twenty ways to add technology for students with disabilities to the library or media center. Intervention ins School and Clinic, 42(2), 119-123. 

 
Contact Dr. Neal jneal@ucmo.edu