Dr. Phyllis Robertson

Dr. Phyllis Robertson

Assistant Professor

Department of Teacher Education

Faculty Center 250

(361) 825-3331

phyllis.robertson@tamucc.edu

Dr. Robertson joined the Department of Teacher Education at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi in the fall of 2013. She has a B.S. in Special Education, a M.Ed. in Educational Administration, and a Ph.D. in Special Education Administration from The University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Robertson has taught undergraduate and graduate students, obtained and administered federal research and training grants, and provided professional development for local, state, and national organizations. Her research focuses on preparing teachers to provide culturally and linguistically responsive instruction, early intervention, and special education services in public school environments.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Undergraduate Coordinator in Special Education
  • SPED 4325 - Teaching Strategies for Exceptional Children
  • SPED 4330 - Individualized Education Planning
  • SPED 4345 - Introduction to Emotional and Behavior Disorders
  • SPED 4397 - Introduction to Special Education within School Settings
  • SPED 4398 - Advanced Field Experiences in Special Education
  • SPED 4696 - Directed Individual Study
  • EDUC 4321 - Instructional Design for Special Populations
  • SPED 5380 - Children and Adolescents with Behavior Disorders
  • SPED 5385 - Foundations of Language Minority Students in Special Education
  • SPED 5386 - Reading and Language Strategies for Exceptional Students
  • SPED 5387 - Content Area Strategies for Students with Exceptionalities
  • SPED 5397 - Special Education Field Experience SPED 5696 Directed Individual Study

Course syllabus lookup

  • Ph.D. - Educational Administration (Major in Special Education Administration), University of Texas at Austin
  • M.Ed. - Educational Administration, University of Texas at Austin
  • BS - Special Education, University of Texas at Austin

Robertson, P. (Doctoral dissertation.) University of Texas, Austin, TX.

  • Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
  • CEC Division for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Exceptional Learners Finance Committee Member (2015-2016)
  • CEC Teacher Education Division
  • Exploring structures and strategies for supporting all students, including English learners and those with disabilities, and the most effective mechanisms for preparing educators to provide them

2014-2019 Principal Investigator (with K. McCaleb).  Future Leaders in Providing Your Low-Incidence Disability Services:  FLIP Your LIDS, Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs ($1,149,395).

2007-2013 Co-Principal Investigator (with H. Rieth & A. Ortiz).  Restructuring Instruction in Special Education (RISE) Personnel Preparation Project, Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs ($496,481).

2004-2007 Co-Principal Investigator (with A. Ortiz & C. Wilkinson).  Bilingual Exceptional Students:  Early Intervention, Referral, and Assessment (BESt ERA) Model Demonstration Project, Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs ($696,192).

2002-2007 Co-Principal Investigator (with A. Ortiz & H. Rieth).  The Longhorn Teaching Network Personnel Preparation Project, Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs ($599,265).

1999-2004 Co-Principal Investigator (with A. Ortiz & M. Kushner).  Preparation of Masters Level Personnel to Serve the Bilingual Exceptional Student, Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs ($593,670).

1999-2003 Co-Author (with A. Ortiz, C. Wilkinson, & M. Kushner).  Bilingual Exceptional Students:  Best Practices for Oral Language and Reading Instruction Field-Initiated Study, Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs ($533,649).

1992-1997 Co-Author (with A. Ortiz, C. Wilkinson, M. Kushner, S. Garcia & A. Scribner).  Special Project in Bilingual Special Education, Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs ($622,840).