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Cathy Thorsen, Ed.D.

Cathy Thorsen
  • Professor
  • Special Education and Inclusive Practices

Teaching Interests
  • Infant & Toddler and Family Intervention
  • Project-Based learning
  • Inquiry and Curriculum Development
  • Collaboration, Consultation, and Primary Coach Approach to Teaming
Research and Creative Activities
  • Reflective Practices in Teacher Education
  • Inclusive Practices in Early Childhood
  • BS, Special Education, Illinois State University
  • MSE Special Education, Illinois State University
  • EdD, Early Childhood Education, Concordia University Chicago
  • Illinois Standard Teaching Certification; Special Education: Learning Behavior Specialist PK-21
    • Endorsements: Intellectual Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Other Health Impairments
  • Illinois Standard Teaching Certification; Early Childhood birth-to-age three