Kathryn A. Welby ’01

Academic Title

  • Assistant Professor of Practice, Education & Community Studies

Additional Titles

  • Director, K-12 Teacher Preparation Program

Administrative Support

  • Educational Leadership and Decision Making
  • New Teacher Development and Retention
  • Opioid Epidemic and the Impact on Special Education

My current research focuses on the opioid epidemic and the impact on school districts and educators. My other research interests include special education teacher development/retention and educational leadership.

  • Ed.D. Educational Leadership Southern New Hampshire University
  • C.A.G.S. Educational Leadership and Administration Salem State University
  • M.Ed. Moderate Disabilities Endicott College
  • B.A. Sociology and Business (concentration in Elementary Education) Merrimack College
  • Special Education and Moderate Disabilities 
  • Elementary Education