San Angelo University of Texas Exes: Dr. Tackett from the UT Department of Special Education Speaks
Dr. Katie Klinger Tackett is the Undergraduate Advisor for the Department of Special Education. She oversees internship and student teaching experiences, coordinates coursework, manages university facilitators, and serves as the cohort coordinator for all special education preservice teachers. In addition, she teaches courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Prior to joining the Department of Special Education, Dr. Tackett was on faculty at George Mason University in the Division of Special Education and disAbility. As a a Research Analyst at American Institutes for Research, she coordinated Technical Assistance and Product Development for the National Center on Response to Intervention. Dr. Tackett also was a research associate at the Center on Instruction, Special Education Strand where she led a project on the implementation of RTI at the elementary and middle school levels. She has presented to local, state, and national audiences on the implementation of RTI. Dr. Tackett obtained her doctoral degree in Special Education (Concentration in Learning Disabilities/Behavior Disorders) from The University of Texas at Austin. She taught elementary general and special education in Mississippi and California.
She will speak at Zentner's Daughter, 1901 Knickerbocker Rd. Feb. 23 at noon.