Michelle D. Griffin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Teaching & Leadership
- Learning Disabilities, Emotional/Behavioral Disorders, Intellectual Disabilities, Assessment, Progress Monitoring
Dr. Michelle Griffin has 29 years of combined experience in the field of K-12 education, special education and higher education. She began her career as a middle school teacher and went onto become a special education teacher. She worked with students with learning disabilities, emotional/behavioral disorders and intellectual disabilities. She also worked in a residential setting for students with emotional/behavioral disorders. During her years in public education, Dr. Griffin also served as an educational evaluator and as a special education program coordinator for various special education units in ND. She continues to assist special education units with assessments. Dr. Griffin began working at UND in the Special Education Program in 2000 as a university mentor in the Special Education Resident Teacher Program, while also teaching several special education graduate courses including progress monitoring, behavior management, assessment and internships. Currently, as an Assistant Professor, Dr. Griffin continues to teach in the areas of special education, primarily in the areas of learning disabilities and special education law at UND.
Doctor of Philosophy in Teaching & Learning
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA-GRAND FORKS, ND 2005
Master of Science in Special Education (with an emphasis in Learning Disabilities)
MINOT STATE UNIVERSITY-MINOT, ND 1994
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education (with minors in Early Childhood Education & Reading)
MAYVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY-MAYVILLE, ND 1991