Faculty

Dr. Camille Brandt

Office/Department: Professional Education

Location: Bensen Hall 337

Phone: (701) 200 – 6546

Email: camille.brandt@bemidjistate.edu

 

Camille Brandt’s professional development interests include issues related to autism spectrum disorders, inclusive communities, and early education inclusive practices. She has a background in Montessori Education and has taught students with special education needs in both public and private setting. She is a trained New Teacher Mentor, and has presented on topics in special education at local, state, national, and international conferences and has published papers on topics related to her research interests.

Special Education Courses Taught

SPED 5650 Collaboration
SPED 5655 Due Process I
SPED 5660 Teaching the Learner with Autism Spectrum Disorder I: Mild to Moderate                  SPED 5665 Social Skills
SPED 6605 Due Process in Special Education II: Assessment and Reporting
SPED 6608 Reading Difficulties: Diagnosis and Intervention
SPED 6660 Teaching the Learner with Autism Spectrum Disorder II: Moderate to Severe

Dr. Margaret Lubke

Office/Department: Professional Education

Location: Deputy Hall 211

Phone: (218) 755-4613

Email: margaret.lubke@bemidjistate.edu

Margaret Lubke’s areas of expertise include special education, education leadership, due process monitoring, research and program evaluation. She obtained her Ph.D. from Utah State University where she served as the Principle Investigator for multiple federal and state research and evaluation projects. She taught students with a variety of disabilities in Wisconsin and in Utah in grades K-12. Her focus is on students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, those with Autism and those with Developmental Cognitive Delays. She authored one text, Effective Teaching: Research into Practice and maintains an active research and implementation focus on Effective Teaching.

Special Education Courses Taught

SPED 5105 Professional Practice
SPED 5106 Professional Practice II
SPED 5600 Study of the Learners with Special Needs
SPED 5630 Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities
SPED 6630 Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities II
SPED 5650 Collaboration
SPED 5715 Curriculum Techniques
SPED 6930 Advanced Strategies

 

Dr. Roxanne Pickle

Office/Department: Professional Education

Location: Deputy Hall 333

Phone: (218) 755-2068

Email: roxanne.pickle@bemidjistate.edu

 

Roxanne Pickle joined the PEDL team in 2009. Before working in higher education, she taught fifth grade, kindergarten and served as a principal in both urban and rural settings.

In addition, Dr. Pickle is a licensed special educator. Her research interests include performance based assessments, STEM, differentiated instruction and investigating best practices in online education.

Special Education Courses Taught

SPED 5107 Professional Practice III
SPED 6620 Specific Learning Disabilities II
SPED 5650 Collaboration
SPED 5715 Curriculum Techniques
SPED 6603 Math Difficulties

Dr. Miriam White

Office/Department: Professional Education

Location: Deputy Hall 211D

Phone: (218) 755-3744

Email: miriam.white@bemidjistate.edu

Miriam White has been teaching in the special education field since 1988.  She has taught students with a variety of disabilities in grades 1-12.  Her focus is on Special Education and Elementary Education Language Arts  She has been a trainer for the Minnesota Department of Education’s new Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD) manual, is part of the SLD leadership team and is president of the Minnesota Chapter for Learning Disabilities.  Dr. White presents at local, state, and national conferences on topics dealing with language arts and special education.

Special Education Courses Taught

SPED 5105 Professional Practice
SPED 5106 Professional Practice II
SPED 5107 Professional Practice III
SPED 5600 Study of the Learners with Special Needs
SPED 5620 Teaching Learners with Specific Learning Disabilities
SPED 5650 Collaboration
SPED 5655 Due Process I
SPED 6603 Math Difficulties
ED 5201 Language Arts I