Kathy Gee


Contact Information

Eureka 406
(916) 278-4077

Office Hours

Spring 2018
Tuesday: 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Thursday: 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Joined Faculty: August 2003

Quote of Personal Interest

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”
- Dr. Seuss

Areas Research/Scholarly Activity

- Inclusive schools, integrated service delivery models
- Augmentative and alternative communication
- Access to core curriculum for students with severe disabilities
- Teacher preparation
- Instructional methods for children/youth with severe disabilities

Courses Taught

  • EDS 218: Teaching methods for students with low incidence disabilities
  • EDS 209: Augmentative and alternative communication: assessment and intervention
  • EDS 235: Systematic instruction for students with moderate/severe disabilities
  • EDS 205: Methods in Access to Core Curriculum for students with moderate/severe disabilities
  • EDS 207: Secondary, transition, and post-secondary methods for students with moderate/severe disabilities
  • EDS 250: Research Seminar

Educational Degrees

  • Ph.D. in Special Education - Joint Doctoral Program at UC Berkley and SF State
  • M.A. in Education of Exceptional Children - SF State
  • Multiple Subject Credential - SF State
  • Moderate/Severe Credential - SF State
  • B.A. in Psychology and Social Welfare

Professional Awards or Commendations

  • 2016 Reviewer of the Year Award from Research and Practice for persons with Severe Disabilities (Journal of TASH: Equity, Opportunity and Inclusion for People with Disabilities)
  • 2006 Award for Distinguished Service on the TASH board and serving as president for 3 years
  • Service award from the Chinese Parents Association
  • Alice Hayden award for Outstanding Doctoral Student
  • Graduate Student Award for Distinguished Achievement in Major Field, School of Education, M.A., San Francisco State University, May, 1979.
  • Phi Delta Kappa

Select Publications

Porter, J. & Gee, K. (in press). A collaborative process for preparing preservice general education and special education science teachers. In, M. Koomen & S. Kahn (Eds.) Toward Inclusion of All Learners through Science Teacher Education.

Gee, K. (2016). Designing curriculum & adaptations. In, F. Orelove, D. Sobsey, & D. Gilles (5th Eds.). Educating Children with Multiple Disabilities. (5th Ed.). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

Agran, M., Gee, K., & Spooner, F. (2015). TASH: 40 Years of Progressive Leadership. The Donning Company Publishers. Virginia Beach, VA.

Gee, K. (2001). Looking closely at instructional approaches which honor and challenge all children and youth in inclusive schools. In, W. Sailor (Ed.). Inclusive Education and School/Community partnerships. New York: Teachers College Press.

Sailor, W., Gee, K., & Karasoff, P. (2000). Inclusive, community schools. In, M. Snell & F. Brown (Eds.), Instruction of students with severe disabilities. (5th ed.). Columbus, OH: Charles Merrill Publishing Co.

Skrtic, T., Sailor, W., & Gee, K. (1996). Voice, participation, & inclusion: Democratic themes in educational and social reform initiatives. RASE, 17, (3). pp. 142-157.

Curriculum Vitae

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Last updated: February 19, 2018
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