Kandace Hoppin

Assistant Professor

Kandace Hoppin

Contact Information

PHONE
OFFICE
Hawkins Hall, Room 405G

Education

Ed.D., Special Education – applied neuroscience in special education emphasis, George Washington University, 2014

M.A. Ed., Special Education for Children with Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities, George Washington University, 2009

B.A., Elementary Education, Wake Forest University, 2005

Areas of Expertise

Emotional & behavioral disabilities; Behavior management; Social-emotional learning; Co-teaching & inclusive practices; Universal Design for Learning; Teacher preparation

Publications, Presentations, & Grants

Hoppin K. (PI) & Rice-Doran, P. (Co-PI). Towson University, College of Education France-Merrick FY 2017 research grant awardee, $3,500: How Teachers Implement Inclusive Practices for Students with Neuropsychiatric Disorders.

Hoppin, K. M. (2016). Emotional and behavioral impact of PANDAS/PANS: Considerations for planning and practice. In Rice Doran, P. (Eds.), PANDAS and PANS in school settings: A handbook for educators (pp.115-126). London: Jessica Kingsley Publishing.

Hoppin, K. Towson University, Supporting community outreach programs Pepsi Grant 2016-2017: Promoting Post-secondary Success for Diverse Learners. $700 grant awardee.

Hoppin, K. (2016). Facilitators and Barriers to Successfully Including Students with ED. Presentation at the Teacher Educators for Children with Behavioral Disorders (TECBD) conference, Tempe, AZ.

Rice, E., Srsic, A, Hoppin, K. (2016). Voices of Caregivers: Stories of Girls with EBD. Presentation at the Teacher Educators for Children with Behavioral Disorders (TECBD) conference, Tempe, AZ.

Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE), Division of Special Education & Early Intervention Services IDEA discretionary grant 2016-2017: Collaborative problem solving and effective interventions for all. Co-Principal Investigators: Dr. Patricia Rice-Doran and Dr. Amy Noggle; Grant Evaluator: Dr. Kandace Hoppin.

Hoppin, K. (2016).  Advice from the field: Including students with EBD in the general education classroom. Poster presented at the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) conference, St. Louis, MO.

Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE), Division of Special Education & Early Intervention Services IDEA discretionary grant 2015-2016: Promoting Post-secondary Success for Diverse Learners. Principal Investigator: Dr. Kati Stein; Mentoring Program Coordinator: Dr. Kandace Hoppin.

Wernsing, K. & Rice, E. (2015).  Co-teachers perspectives: The experiences of students with Emotional Disturbance included in the general education classroom.  Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association conference, Chicago, IL.

Dissertation

General and Special Education Co-teachers’ Perspectives: The Experiences of Students with Emotional Disturbance Included in the General Education Classroom. (defended June 2014)