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Maude Yacapsin

Assistant Professor of Special Education

myacapsin@messiah.edu

 

EDD, Teacher Leadership, University of Nebraska, 2006

MS, Special Education, Bloomsburg University, 1992

BA, Organizational Psychology, Bloomsburg University, 1988

Yacapsin Academia Information


Courses Taught:

At Messiah: 

  • Intro to special education
  • Effective practices for every learner
  • Curriculum and learning

Other: 

  • Student teacher supervision
  • Assessment
  • Technology for teachers
  • Educational Psychology

 

    Advice for First-Year Students:

Look at learning as a process and a lifelong journey, not an ending; engage in reflective practice; be thankful, forgiving, and gracious always.


 

Vocational Story :

Interest in the psychology of learning processes of students and students with disabilities, and the wonderful and "not-so wonderful" role models that helped me realize I wanted to pursue teaching as a vocation.

 

Hobbies:

Running and running with my family; adopt a boxer animal rescue; service projects for school, church and animal rescue organizations; reading the classics and historical fiction.

 

Favorite Quote:

I handed on to you…what I also received.  (1 Corinthians, 15:3)

 

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