Sheetal Sood

Associate Professor of Special Education; Director of Special Education

Department of Education


860.768.4359 Hillyer 222
Education

PhD, Lehigh University (Special Education)

MEd, Lehigh University (Special Education)

MA, Jadavpur University, India (International Relations) BA, Jadavpur University, India (Political Science)


Teaching Focus: Associate Professor Sheetal Sood teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in special education.  She helps pre-service teachers develop and differentiate between wide ranges of instructional strategies to ensure that their students can reach their highest academic potential.

Professional InterestsSood's research interests focus on investigating methods to improve mathematics instruction for pre-K through elementary school students who are at risk of or are identified with a disability. In addition, she is also interested in early intervention, instructional design, textbook analysis, and curriculum-based assessment. Her most recent research focuses on the impact of Number Sense instruction on mathematics competence of kindergarten students.