Special Education - M.S.Ed.

Stephani Burton

Asst. Professor Prof. Practice


Stephani Burton is an Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in the Department of Teaching and Learning. She graduated from Boston College with a Ph.D. in Language, Literacy, and Culture. Dr. Burton is a former Boston Public Schools teacher and her research examines how education policies impact diverse learners from historically...

Jennifer Lee Krawec

Asst. Professor Prof. Practice


(305) 284-1308
Dr. Jennifer Krawec joined the University of Miami faculty in 2012 as a Research Assistant Professor. Prior to this, she was an Assistant Professor at Missouri State University’s Department of Counseling, Leadership, and Special Education. Dr. Krawec is the Principal Investigator of the IES Mathematics and Science Special Education...

Ana Maria Menda

Asst. Professor Prof. Practice


(860) 796-5036
Ana Maria Menda has a Ph.D. in Special Education from the University of Miami and a Master's Degree with a focus in Bilingual/Bicultural Education from the University of Connecticut. Ana was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and is trilingual in Portuguese, Spanish and English. Ana is interested in qualitative research with a focus...

Wendy Morrison-Cavendish



(305) 284-5192
Wendy Cavendish joined the University of Miami faculty in 2007 after serving as research faculty at the Center for Criminology and Public Policy Research in the College of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida State University. She earned her Ph.D. in special education with a cognate in criminology and her M.S. in reading and learning...

Shawn A. Post-Klauber

Assoc. Professor Prof Practice


(305) 284-5703
Shawn Post joined the University of Miami in 1989 and became Assistant Dean of the School of Education in 1994. She is currently the Associate Dean for undergraduate studies. She earned her Ph.D. in educational psychology/reading from the university, and is a licensed school psychologist.Her teaching focuses on educational psychology, reading...