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Colleen Robertson

Colleen Robertson, Ph.D. is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Education Department. Her professional experience encompasses K-12 Special Education for students with moderate to severe intellectual disability (also termed low incidence disability), multiple disabilities, and Autism Spectrum Disorder as well as birth to five Early Intervention services. Her research focuses on access to the general curriculum, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), applied behavior analysis, and utilizing technology to ensure access to an appropriate education for AAC users.


National Board Certified Teacher:                            

Exceptional Needs Specialist (birth-22)


Registered Behavior Technician:

conferred through the Behavior Analyst Certification Board


    Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC:

    Special Education


    M.A.Ed., Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC:

    Special Education – Severe/Profound Disabilities; Adapted Curriculum K-12


    B.S., Wheelock College, Boston, MA:

    Special Education & Elementary Education K-3