Kathryn A. Welby ’01

Academic Title

  • Assistant Professor of Practice, Education & Community Studies

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 special education. My other research interests include special education teacher development/retention and educational leadership.

  • Ed.D. Educational Leadership Southern New Hampshire University (expected 2019)
  • 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
  • (ED 5710G) Challenges of Learning and Development
  • (EDU 2410) The Exceptional Learner
  • (EDU 4020) Assessments in Special Education
  • (EDU 4320) Teaching Social Studies in Elementary Education
  • (EDU 4340) Children’s Literature