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Tammy Barron

headshot of dr. barron
headshot of dr. barron

Tammy Barron, Ph.D., is an assistant professor at Western Carolina University (WCU) and special education administrator of the laboratory school operated by WCU. She has co-taught in a variety of settings in preschool, elementary, secondary, and higher education. Her research interests relate to co-teaching as well as policies and organizational behaviors that foster inclusion for students with disabilities. Dr. Barron has collaborated with school professionals to implement co-teaching and build collaboration in their schools. She is the co-author of one book on co-teaching practice and several chapters and articles. She has presented nationally and at the state level on the topic of co-teaching. She strives through research and practice to improve outcomes for students by increasing understanding and advocating for the needs of children, families, support staff, teachers, and administrators.

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