Post Doctoral Fellowships (1998 & 1999 summer appointments); University of Kentucky; Technology in Teaching and Assistive Technology.
Ph.D., Special Education: Mild/Moderate Disabilities
M.S.Ed., Special Education - Learning Disabilities
Secondary Teaching Certification: English
62-371 Introduction to Special Education (online)
62-641 Education of the Exceptional Child (online)
62-211 Observation/Activity Elementary School
62-386 Methods of Tchg Cross Categorical Special Education: Functional/Physical
62-504 Creating Inclusive Classrooms (online)
62-522 Technology for Tchg/Lrng (online)
62-540 Behavior Management Techniques (online)
62-642 Introduction to Teaching Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities (online)
62-643 Methods of Teaching Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities (online)
Providing accommodations and modifications in general education classrooms
College students with disabilities
Foley, N. E., & Andrews, J. (2008). Planning for the literacy needs of diverse learners: A preservice approach. The International Journal of Learning (15), www.learning-journal.com.
Foley, N.E. (2006). Preparing for college: Improving the odds for students with learning disabilities. College Student Journal, 40, 641-645.
Crossland, B., Foley, N., Ruhl, M., & Vanosdale, B. (2006). Enhancing diversity: A university's approach. A published paper at Hawaii International Conference on Education.
Belcher, R. N., Ruhl, M. L., Gates, D., Foley, N. E., Henry, P., Joyner, M. (2006). A model two-year residential internship program to attract highly qualified beginning teachers from rural communities to urban schools. The Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, 10(1), 64-70.
Steffens, S., Foley, N. E., & Farnan, S. (2011). A Vision for Course Redesign: Introduction to Special Education. 2011 Annual Teacher Education Division Conference, Austin, TX.
Lovelace, T., Patet, P., Thompson, P., Ingraham, N., Foley, N., Drew, M., Andrews, J., Martin, B., Crossland, B., & Nuttall, S. (February, 2010). Reading about HER story: Using trade books to teach literacy and address the lack of ladies in social studies. Presented at 33rd Southwest IRA Regional Conference, Oklahoma City, OK.
Foley, N.E., Crossland, B., & Ruhl, M. (March, 2009). Planning accommodations and modifications for individual learner needs: A pre-service program approach. Presented at PALS: 2009 Annual Spring Conference, Missouri Council for Exceptional Children, Lake Ozark, MO.
Christopher, F., & Foley, N.E., (March, 2009). Is it a second language issues or a learning difference? Presented at PALS: 2009 Annual Spring Conference, Missouri Council for Exceptional Children, Lake Ozark, MO.
Foley, N. E. (October, 2008). Providing diverse teaching experiences for rural preservice teachers. Presented at the Missouri National Association of Multicultural Education, Springfield, MO.
Student Group Advisement
College of Education and Human Service Ambassadors Advisor (previously)
Other Professional Experiences
Nodaway County Recreation/Education Director and board member
Coordinator of Service Project Options for Introduction to Special Education courses