Faculty and Staff
Dr. Ann Sebald is an assistant professor and the co-chair of the School of Education's Center for Educator Preparation.
Dr. Sebald has nearly twenty-five years’ experience in education. Her teaching background includes working as an educator for deaf students in a co-taught general education 3rd and 4th grade classroom.
After leaving the classroom, she earned her doctorate while working with the National Center on Low-Incidence Disabilities at the University of Northern Colorado. Before coming to CSU, Dr. Sebald ran a Special Education Generalist bachelor's degree program at the Center for Urban Education in Denver.
Her research areas of interest include the development of self-advocacy and self-determination among students with exceptionalities; as well as researching the Cognitive Apprenticeship Model through the continuum of teacher preparation: reviewing the effectiveness of apprenticeship and mentoring for the preparation of teacher candidates through co-teaching, and school district induction and mentoring programs that support educators new to the field.