Ginevra Courtade

Ginevra Courtade

Department Chair and Associate Professor
Department of Special Education
Room 158A - College of Education and Human Development

Dr. Courtade's curriculum vitae [PDF]

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Special Education, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2006
  • M.S., Special Education, D'Youville College, 1999
  • B.A., Psychology, State University of New York of Buffalo, 1996

Teaching Areas

  • Moderate/Severe Disabilities
  • Curriculum and Methods
  • Systematic Instruction
  • Assessment
  • Research Methods

Professional Activities

  • 2013-present CEC CCSS Advisory Board
  • 2013-present Editorial Board member, Research & Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities
  • 2013-present Editorial Board member, Remedial and Special Education
  • 2012-present Editor, DADD Express
  • 2011-present Member, IES Mathematics and Science Education Scientific Review Panel
  • 2008-present Technical co-Editor and Editorial Board Member, Rural Special Education Quarterly

Professional Memberships

  • American Council on Rural Special Education (ACRES), President
  • Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
    Divisions: Division on Developmental Disabilities (Critical Issues & Legislative Committee)
    Division for Research
    Division on Career Development and Transition
    Teacher Education Division
  • TASH (Education Committee)


  • Courtade, G., Test, D. W., & Cook, B. G. (in press). Evidence-based practices for learners with severe intellectual disability. Research and Practice for Students with Severe Disabilities.
  • Pennington, R., & Courtade, G. (2015). An examination of teacher and student behaviors in classrooms for students with moderate and severe intellectual disability. Preventing School Failure, 59(1), 40-47. doi: 10.1080/1045988X.2014.919141
  • Courtade, G., Lingo, A., Karp, K., & Whitney, T. (2013). Using shared story reading to teach mathematics skills to elementary students with moderate and severe disabilities. TEACHING Exceptional Children, 45(3), 34-44
  • Jimenez, B., Courtade, G., & Browder, D. (2013). Six successful strategies for teaching Common Core State Standards to students with moderate to severe disabilities. Verona, WI: Attainment Company, Inc.
  • Courtade, G., & Browder, D. (2011). Aligning IEPs to the Common Core State Standards for students with moderate and severe disabilities. Verona, WI: Attainment Company, Inc.
  • Courtade, G., Jimenez, B., Trela, K., & Browder, D. M. (2008). Teaching to standards: Science. Verona, WI: Attainment Company, Inc.
  • Browder, D. M., Gibbs, S. L., Ahlgrim-Delzell, L., Courtade, G., & Lee, A. (2007). Early literacy skills builder. Verona, WI: Attainment Company, Inc.