Preparing Educators as Leaders

Claudia Dillow

School of Education Student Ambassador
Primary office:
785-864-3821


Summary

Claudia is a junior from Mission Hills, Kansas studying elementary teacher education with a minor in Spanish. She volunteers with the Boys & Girls Club and works part-time for a stationary store in Kansas City. Claudia is a Pi Phi and loves that KU's School of Education class sizes are never more than 30 students and each professor makes a great effort to get to know the students.


10th among public universities for its master’s and doctoral programs
—U.S. News & World Report
#1 public program in nation for special education
—U.S. News & World Report
Assists public schools and other partners in all 105 Kansas counties
$938,377 in scholarship funds awarded to 420+ students
Research expenditures of $36,804,773 for 2011-12
Research from KU’s largest grant, the $24.5 million SWIFT project, assists educators, children, and families across the United States
The award-winning special education faculty published 140 refereed articles, 11 books, and 60 chapters in 2015-16
Students with intellectual disabilities are participating in KU undergraduate programs through a grant-funded KU special education program
Researchers on a $3.5 million grant are collecting data on an innovative reading program designed to teach reading to students with the most significant disabilities in seven Kansas school districts
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
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