Kate Reynolds, Ph.D.

Dr. Kate ReynoldsAssociate Professor, Program Coordinator
Deaf Education Faculty

Contact

Office: 246-G or 305-A Bicentennial Education Center
Phone: 504-280-6609 or 504-280-1395
Email: kate.reynolds@uno.edu

Background

Educational Background:
Ph.D., Special Education, University of Southern Mississippi, 1984
M.Ed., Deaf Education and Special Education (double major), McDaniel College, Westminster, MD, 1975
B.S., Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 1974

Dr. Kate Reynolds is the coordinator of the Program in Deaf Education in the Department of Special Education and Habilitative Services (since 1990).

Her interests include infants and toddlers who are deaf/hard of hearing, audiology and aural habilitation, distance learning techniques, and professional collaboration. For the past 8 years, she has served on the Board of Directors of the International Association of College Educators - Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACE-D/HH), and is the current Publications Chair for the organization. She was the Local Arrangements Chair for the 2009 and 2001 international ACE-DHH conferences in New Orleans. In addition, Dr. Reynolds is the webmaster of the College of Education and Human Development.

Deaf Education Programs 

There are three options in the Deaf Education Program:

  • Certification only - For Louisiana certified teachers holding type "B" certificates in another area who want an endorsement in Deaf Education. Courses can also be taken by anyone who has a valid teaching certification in any state and wishes to add a course or two to their knowledge base.
  • M.Ed. - For  certified teachers who want to add-on certification in Deaf Education AND get a Master's Degree.  Also for teachers with certification in Deaf Education who wish to get a Master's degree and Advanced knowledge and skills in Deaf Education.
  • M.A.T. - For individuals who graduated undergraduate in an area other than education, wish to become a certified teacher of students who are deaf or hard of hearing and want to obtain a Master's Degree.

External Links

Curriculum Vitae
UNO Deaf Education Program Website
National Deaf Education Network