Preparing Educators as Leaders
Sally Roberts

Dr. Sally L Roberts, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Associate Dean
785-864-3726
Joseph R. Pearson Hall

Sally Roberts, Ph.D., is associate professor in the Department of Special Education and Associate Dean for Teacher Education and Undergraduate Programs at the University of Kansas. Her academic interests include individuals with significant disabilities, those with deaf-blindness, and those with hearing loss. She has done extensive research and published in the areas of behavior states, communication both symbolic and non-symbolic, and instructional strategies for students with dual sensory impairments. Dr. Roberts received the Distinguished Service Award for University Outreach and Continuing Education and the University Continuing Education Association Great Plains Excellence in Teaching Award in 2005. She also received the Award for Outstanding Service to Students with Disabilities in 2004, the Outstanding Mentor Award and Graduate and Professional Association Graduate Student Mentorship Awards in 2003; the Graduate Student Award for Distinguished Service in 1991; and the TASH Alice H. Hayden Award for Outstanding Research, Teaching, and Community Service in 1989. She was also a University of Kansas Nominee for outstanding dissertation in1992. In her current position as Associate Dean, Dr. Roberts administers the 29 licensure and endorsement educator preparation programs for initial and advanced teaching licenses as well as the undergraduate degrees in Health Sport and Exercise Sciences.


Congratulations to our 246 KU School of Education students who made the honor roll during Spring 2014! You know who you are! That hard work and dedication paid off this spring. Keep up the good work! bit.ly/1rzi2qQ Tags: #KUSOE #KUcommunities
University announces spring 2014 honor roll | The University of Kansas
University announces spring 2014 honor rollWed, 07/09/2014ContactChristy LittleKU News Service785-864-8856christylittle@ku.eduLAWRENCE — Approximately 4,600 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the spring 2014 semester.The students, from KU’s Lawrence…

Let's recognize the 246 #KUSOE honor roll students from Spring 2014 - You know who you are! Congrats! http://t.co/T90miXU6BZ #KUcommunities


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