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Brawand, Anne C.

Brawand, Anne C.

Professor
Special Education
610-683-4296
Beekey Building 106
brawand@kutztown.edu
  • Biography
    Anne Brawand holds a Ph.D. in Special Education from George Mason University. She earned a B.A. in Elementary Education from King’s College and obtained her M.S. in Mild to Moderate Disabilities from Johns Hopkins University. Prior to teaching at Kutztown University, Dr. Brawand spent 12 years teaching both general and special education students at the elementary and middle school level in Prince George’s County, Maryland. She is the 2015 Outstanding Researcher Recipient for the Council of Learning Disabilities and currently serves on the Board of Trustees in planning conferences for this organization. Dr. Brawand’s research interests include secondary interventions in mathematics, mathematics instruction for students with visual impairments, co-teaching, teacher preparation, and self-efficacy. She has presented at the state and national level in the areas of co-teaching and mathematics instruction and has published special education research in several peer-reviewed journals.
  • Associations/Memberships
    American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)

    Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

    - Teacher Education Division (TED)

    - Division for Research

    - PA Council for Exceptional Children (PACEC)

    Council for Learning Disabilities (CLD)

    Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Education (PAC-TE)
  • Course Regularly Taught
    SPU 320: Special Education Process and IEP Development

    SPU 216: Evidence-Based Practices in Mathematics for Students with Disabilities

    SPU 314: Effective Instructional Strategies for Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Settings
  • Degrees
    Doctor of Philosophy, Special Education/Special Education Leadership, 2013
    George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

    Masters of Science Degree, Mild to Moderate Disabilities, 2004 Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

    Bachelor of Arts Degree, Elementary Education, 1999 King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Publications
    Brawand, A., King-Sears, M., Evmenova, A., & Regan, K. (2020). Proportional reasoning word problem performance for middle school students with high-incidence disabilities (HID). Learning Disability Quarterly, 43- 140-153. doi:10.1177/0731948719837920 *

    Johnson, N. & Brawand, A. (accepted for publication; August 2020). Increasing problem solving ability for students with visual impairments and intellectual disabilities. The Journal of Blindness Innovation and Research.

    King-Sears, M. E., Jenkins, M., & Brawand, A. E. (2020). Co-teaching perspectives from middle school algebra co-teachers and their students with and without disabilities. International Journal of Inclusive Education, 24, 427-442. doi:10.1080/13603116.2018.1465134

    King-Sears, M. E., Brawand, A. E., & Johnson, T. M. (2019). Acquiring feedback from students in co-taught classes. Support for Learning, 34, 312-325. doi:10.1111/1467-9604.12262

    King-Sears, M. E., Stefanidis, A., & Brawand, A. (2019). Barriers to the implementation of specialized reading instruction in secondary co-taught classrooms: An exploratory study. Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice. Advance online publication. doi:10.1080/13540602.2019.1627311

    Stefanidis, A, King- Sears, M. E., & Brawand, A. (2019). Benefits for co-teachers of students with disabilities: Do contextual factors matter? Psychology in the Schools, 56, 539-553. doi:10.1002/pits.22207

    Josephson, J., Brawand, A., & Owiny, R. (2018). Five ways to support secondary students with learning disabilities in the content areas. LD Forum, 2-7. * https://council-for-learning-disabilities.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/LDF_2018_Feb-FINAL-020618.pdf

    Brawand, A. E., King-Sears, M. E. (2017). Maximizing pedagogy for secondary co-teachers. Support for Learning, 32, 216-230. doi:10.1111/1467-9604.12166

    Brawand, A, & Johnson, N. (2016) Effective methods for delivering mathematics instruction to students with visual impairments. Journal of Blindness, Innovation, and Research, 6. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5241/6-86

    Brawand, A., Johnson, N. & Kolvites, J. (2015). Fostering success in mathematics for students with visual impairments. Visual Impairment and Deafblind Education Quarterly, 60(2), 52-58.

    King-Sears, M. E., Brawand, A. E., Jenkins, M., & Smith, S. (2014). Co-teaching perspectives from secondary science co-teachers and their students with disabilities. Journal of Science and Teacher Education, 25, 651-680. doi:10.1007/s10972-014-9391-2

    Walker, J. D., Emanuel, N.J, Argabrite-Grove, R.E., Brawand, A., & McGahee, D.W. (2012). The squeeze play: Will RTI unite or divide and conquer? The Journal of Cases for Educational Leadership
  • Office Hours
    Term Days Start Time End Time Room Additional Information
    Spring 2023 M 8:00AM 9:00AM VIRTUAL
    Spring 2023 M 11:00AM 11:30AM BK106
    Spring 2023 T 1:30PM 2:00PM BK106
    Spring 2023 W 8:00AM 9:00AM VIRTUAL
    Spring 2023 W 11:00AM 11:30AM BK106
    Spring 2023 H 11:00AM 12:00PM BK106
    Spring 2023 H 1:30PM 2:00PM BK106
  • Class Schedule
    Term Days Start Time End Time Course Location
    Spring 2023 MW 9:00AM 10:50AM SPU 320CT 010 BK121A
    Spring 2023 TH 9:00AM 10:50AM SPU 320CT 020 BK121A
    Spring 2023 TH 12:00PM 1:20PM SPU 216 020 BK103
    Spring 2023 SPU 314 810 ONLINE
    Spring 2023 SPU 514 801 ONLINE