Patty Kohler-Evans

Patricia Kohler-Evans, Ed.D.

Professor & Director of Mashburn Center of Learning

pattyk@uca.edu

Mashburn 127

(501) 450-3171

Educational Background

Doctor of Education, Memphis State University, Memphis, TN 38152. Special Education/Sociology, 1987.

Educational Specialist, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701. Educational Administration, 1985.

Master of Science in Education, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701. Special Education, 1978.

Bachelor of Science in Education, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR 72035. Special Education, 1973.

Teaching Field Specialization

ELSE 6367: Ed Programming for Students with Significant Disabilities

ELSE 6366: Ed Programming for Students with Mild Disabilities

ELSE 6350: Collaboration and Inclusive Strategies

ELSE 4322: Assessment 0-8

ELSE 6335: Autism

EDUC 3309: Cultural Perspectives

Research Interests and Areas

Kohler-Evans, P., & Barnes, C.D. (2015). Civility, compassion, and courage in schools today: Strategies for implementing in K-12 classrooms. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield (in press).

Kohler-Evans, P., & Dowd Barnes, C. (2014). Effective use of graphic organizers can benefit students with learning disabilities. Disability Compliance in Higher Education, 20 (1).

Kohler-Evans, P., & Dowd Barnes, C. (2014). Universal design: What, how, and why? The Teaching Professor, 28 (6).

Kohler-Evans, P., Webster-Smith, A., & Albritton, S. (2013). Conversations for school personnel: A new pathway to school improvement. Education Journal, 134 (1) 19-24.

Specialty Areas

Inclusive practice, executive coaching and other coaching (teachers, school leaders, co-teaching partnerships, adolescent literacy, strategies for diverse learners