Kathleen Nolan, Ph.D.

Kathleen Nolan, Ph.D.
Professor of Education; Director, M.A. Educational Leadership Degree and Professional Certifications
Loyola Hall 224C
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Ph.D., Special Education, St. Louis University
M.A., Education, George Washington University
B.S., Elementary and Special Education (Minor in Psychology), D’Youville College

Pennsylvania Instructional Certifications: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Mentally/Physically Handicapped

Teaching Philosophy: 

Humanistic approach with ongoing student/professor engagement.  Encouragement of critical thinking skills and subject matter mastery.


Dr. Nolan began her full-time faculty position at Immaculata University in August 2002 at full professor status and received tenure in 2006.  She has been in the higher education profession full-time since 1979, educating pre-service special and regular education pre-service teachers at the undergraduate/graduate levels and holding various administrative roles as department chair and program director at Fontbonne College, St. Louis, MO; Misericordia University, Dallas, PA; and Immaculata University.  She also serves as a dissertation chair for many doctoral candidates and is an academic advisor for master’s-level students at Immaculata.

Courses Taught: 
  • EDU 381 and EDL 629: Introduction to Special Education
  • EDU 382 and EDL 631: Roles and Responsibilities in Special Education
  • EDU 383 and EDL 633: Strategies for Special Education Teachers
  • EDU 384: Adapting Instruction
  • EDL 635: Psychology of Learning

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