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Ann Gillies

Exceptional Learner and Special Education Coordinator, Assistant Professor of Teacher Education

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Dominguez Hall 109D



PhD, Curriculum and Instruction: University of South Florida
MA, Special Education: Ohio State University
BS, Special Education: Ohio State University


Ann Gillies, PhD, has over 18 years of teaching experience at the elementary level with students with a variety of disability labels, high and low incidence. She is a strong advocate of inclusive education for all students. She is a Nationally Board Certified teacher and has taught in Ohio, Florida and Colorado.

Gillies is the Faculty Advisor for the CMU Council for Exceptional Children Student Chapter and is actively involved with many local non-profit agencies that serve people with and without disabilities. Her interests include Teacher Education for inclusion, listening to the voices of children, international perspectives on disability, experiential learning and teaching to diversity.