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 Interests: Sood'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.