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Stephen Cochrane, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Teacher Education
Phone: (858) 414-0634
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.


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

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


  • School of Education
    • Teacher Education


  • 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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