Dr. Lisa Marie Epp
- Special Education & Communication Disorders, Instructor
My experience in education began in 1997 as a Special Education teacher in the Papillion/LaVista School District. I obtained my Masters in Special Education at UNO in 2002 and transitioned to Millard Public Schools in 2005. I served as a Special Education Department Head in MPS and obtained my Special Education Administration endorsement in 2016. I transitioned to higher education in August of 2016 where I served at UNO as a Research and Teaching Graduate Assistant for two years. In August 2018, I accepted a full-time instructor position at UNO in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders. During this time I completed my course work toward my Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership. I obtained my Ed.D in May of 2020.
Introduction to Special Education, Differentiated and Inclusive Practices in Special Education, Methods in Special Education, Professional Collaboration, and mental health in schools.
Impacts of trauma on student outcomes, special education achievement gap, the impact of race/ethnicity on academic achievement, evidence-based instructional practices.
I have formed a recent collaboration with Project Harmony to raise awareness regarding the impact of trauma on students in Omaha and surrounding communities. I am serving as an advisor to the UNO SCEC.
BS, University of NE at Omaha, Elementary Education, Special Education , 1997
MS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 6001 Dodge Street, Omaha NE, 68182, Special Education, 2002
Other, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 6001 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE 68182, Special Education Administration, 2017
EDD, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Educational Ledership, Trauma-Sensitive Practices in Schools, 2020
Epp, Lisa . 2020. Educational Professional's Perceptions of Their Roles in Moving Toward a Trauma-Sensitive School, ProQuest, 90.
Department, College, and University
Special Education Area Meetings, Attendee, Meeting, Attend area Special Education Meetings, accept tasks as given per role as full time instructor. , 08/07/2018 - present