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Stephen Cochrane, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Teacher Education
Phone: (858) 414-0634
Email: scochrane@apu.edu
Stephen Cochrane, Ph.D., is a husband and the father of two sons. He is an advocate for children with special needs, and has experience teaching special-needs students at the elementary, high school, and community college levels, as well as volunteering for Education Advocacy for Children (EAC), Learning Disabilities Association of San Diego (LDA-SD), and Young Life.

Education

Ph.D., Education, Capella University
M.A., Special Education, Point Loma Nazarene University
B.A., Literature, Point Loma Nazarene University

Credentials/Certifications
Proactive Leadership Certificate, Cornell University
Business Leadership Skills, Cornell University
Financial Management for Making Business Decisions Certificate, Cornell University
Clear Education Specialist for Special Education Credential (Mild/Moderate)
Clear Multiple Subject Credential with Added Authorization for English CLAD Certificate
Preliminary Administrative Services Credential

Department

  • School of Education
    • Teacher Education

Expertise

  • Educational Technology
  • Literacy Instruction
  • Positive Psychology
  • Special Education Law

Courses Taught

SPED 535 – Counseling, Collaboration, and Consultation
SPED 547 – Implementation of Special Education Legislation
SPED 530 – Introduction to Individual Differences and Strengths-based Education

Office Hours

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 3–6 p.m.

Office Location

San Diego Regional Center

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