Stephanie Cox Suarez
Associate Professor of Special Education
Office: Longwood Faculty Office #7
B.S. (Special Education), University of Virginia
M.Ed. (Special Physical Education), University of Connecticut
Ph.D. (Special Education and Rehabilitation), Boston College
Stephanie Cox Suarez is an associate professor in the Special Education Department. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in special education assessment, children with special needs, portfolio development, and supervision of students in their practica and internships.
She was a classroom teacher for 15 years in public schools and at Perkins School for the Blind. Before coming to Wheelock, she was a Peace Corps volunteer in Kathmandu, Nepal, where she helped prepare teachers of the visually impaired and worked with the Ministry of Education and non-governmental organizations to initiate a national special education program.
She is the founder of the Documentation Studio at Wheelock College, where research includes working with preservice and inservice teachers to document, share, and make visible classroom learning and teaching. Visit the Documentation Studio at Wheelock College web page.
Recent publications include co-editing a special issue in the journal, Theory to Practice (2010), entitled Observation, Documentation, and Reflection to Create a Culture of Inquiry.