Michael Hebert

Michael Hebert

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Website:Kit & Dick Schmoker Reading Center

Michael Hebert

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Special Education, Vanderbilt University, 2012
M.Ed., Language and Literacy, Harvard University, 2002
B.S., Childhood Studies, Plymouth State College, 1999

Michael Hebert is an assistant professor in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, and also serves as the director of the Kit and Dick Schmoker Reading Center.

Michael's research interests include reading and writing development, how writing instruction influences reading development, and the identification of effective "writing to read" practices. He teaches classes in reading and writing disabilities, and instructional methods for students with diverse needs.

Michael received his doctorate in special education from Vanderbilt University after spending eight years as a classroom teacher and reading specialist in public schools in Arizona, Massachusetts and California.

Professional Highlights

Honors and Recognition
2007-12, Experimental Education Research Training Fellow, Institute of Education Sciences, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University
Experience
2012-present, Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2015-present, Director, Kit & Dick Schmoker Reading Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2012-14, Co-Director, Kit & Dick Schmoker Reading Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2007-12, Research Assistant, Department of Special Education, Vanderbilt University2008-10, Teaching Assistant, Department of Special Education, Vanderbilt University2005-07, Writing Project Fellow, National Writing Project, University of California, Los Angeles2002-07, Reading Specialist, Center Street Elementary School, El Segundo, California2002, Project Intern, Center for Applied Special Technology, Wakefield, Massachusetts2000-01, Fourth Grade Teacher, Woodsdale Elementary School, Abington, Massachusetts1999-2000, Third Grade Teacher, Greasewood Springs Elementary School, Greasewood, Arizona
Memberships
Council for Exceptional ChildrenDivision of Learning Disabilities, Council for Exceptional ChildrenSociety for Scientific Study of ReadingCouncil of Learning Disabilities