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Jean Rice

Visiting Lecturer

Contact Information

Teaching and Other Professional Experience

Adjunct Professor, Regis University

  • Courses: Special Education, Methods, Behavior, Assessment, Literacy for the Diverse Learner
  • Develop Syllabus and overall course structure and administer all grades

Colorado Springs School District 11

  • 2012-2013: Teacher Coaching Teachers for all New Special Education teachers in D11
  • 2006-2012: Special Education Teacher - Generalist and Moderate Needs - Staffing Coordinator for all IEPs 

Adult Services for the Developmentally Disabled

  • Work with community agencies that service adults withd disabilities
  • Provide and teach life skills for adults with disabilities 

Activities & Interests


  • Finding Mother Goose: The Effects of Rhythm and Rhyme on Phonological Processing 


  • Presentation of Intervention on phonological processing at the Council for Exceptional Children
  • ARC Award for Outstanding Work with Exceptional Children
  • Regis Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching 


  • Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
  • Teachers Education Division (TED)
  • Colorado Consortium of Special Education Teacher Educators (CCSETTE)
  • Internation Reading Association (IRA) 

Regular Classes

ED407: Topics and Issues of Special Education in the General Classroom


Jean Rice


Doctoral Candidate for Ph.D., Northcentral University, Prescott, AZ; Educational Leadership. Dissertation: The Examination of an Instructional Strategy for Literacy Common Core Standard of Phonological Processing. Projected degree confirmation in November, 2013.

M.Ed., Regis Unversity, Special Education

B.S., Colorado State University, Political Science