Christine Conley Sowels Ph.D.

Teacher Education

Office: ASC 1025
Phone: (231) 591-2828
E-mail Address:


Education: Michigan State University - Ph.D. Education Administration and Special Education
Grand Valley State University - M.Ed. Special Education Administration
Central Michigan University - M.A. General Education Administration
Central Michigan University - B.S. Special Education-Emotional Impairments
Concentration: Special Education and Administration
Professional Experience: K-12 Administration for 17 Years
Teaching Experience: Special Education Teach (Teacher consultant) 13 Years
Professional Development: Special education policies and procedures, law, administration, co-teaching, response to intervention, pre-referral process, differentiate instruction, emotional and behavior impairments and classroom management.
Presentation/ Publications: Differentiated Instruction in a High School setting
What is Co-Teaching all about?
The General Education Teacher role in Special Education
IDEA 2004 changes
How to Manage difficult students in your classroom
Understanding response to Intervention
Use of Technology in the classroom
Understanding the Pre-referral process
50 Things to Use Monday morning in the classroom
Is one Man's cheating another Man's collaboration?
Professional Memberships: AAUW-American Association of University Women
CEC - Council for Exceptional Children
DKG - Delta Kappa Gamma
Behavioral Institute for Children and Adolescents
Additional Duties: Graduate Curriculum Committee Chairperson 2006-2008
University Graduate Curriculum committee member 2007-2008
Hobbies: Grandchildren, Genealogy, Reading, Scrapbooking and Crafts