Susan Etscheidt, Ph.D.

Department Head & Professor
(319) 273-3279
Areas of Expertise: 
  • Special education law and policy
  • Educational policy
  • Inclusive practices
  • Teacher preparation
  • Qualitative research
  • Content methodology
Research Interests: 
  • Policy and legal analyses
  • Positive behavioral supports
  • Promoting reflectivity in teacher preparation
Selected Publications: 
  • Etscheidt, S., & Curran, C. M. (in press). Peer-reviewed research and Individualized Education Programs (IEPs): An examination of intent and impact. Exceptionality.
  • Etscheidt, S. & Curran, C. M. (in press). Reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act [IDEA 2004]: The peer-reviewed research requirement. Journal of Disability Policy Studies.
  • Clopton, K. & Etscheidt, S. (2009). Response to intervention data and expedited evaluations: Guidelines for school psychologists. Psychology in the Schools, 46(5), 459-470.
Education: 
  • BA Elementary Education University of Northern Iowa
  • MAE Special Education University of Northern Iowa
  • Ed.S. Special Education University of Northern Iowa
  • Ph.D. Special Education University of Minnesota