Diane Jackson

jacksonLecturer in Special Education
diane.jackson@umit.maine.edu
Phone: 207.581.2401

114 Shibles Hall
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5766

Bio: Diane Jackson is responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in special education and adapting instruction in the classroom. She is active in providing workshops for area school personnel promoting differentiated instruction in math and executive functioning support. In addition to K-12 school experiences in teaching to support special education students, Diane has been involved with assessment of adults with specific learning disabilities in postsecondary education and in professional careers. She also does training for tutors involved with Literacy Volunteers to help support family literacy. Other volunteer efforts on behalf of adults who struggle with learning earned her the Sylvester Service Award for Volunteerism from the Learning Disabilities Association.

Education
Ed.D., 2000, University of Maine
M.Ed., 1993, University of Maine
B.S., 1975, Framingham State College

Courses taught at UMaine

  • SED 302: Adapting Instruction for Students
  • SED 500: Adapting Instruction for Students
  • SED 543: Program Planning and Curriculum Access in Special Education
  • SED 544: Math Methods in Special Education
  • SED 598: Executive Function in Learning