Sue Kemp

Sue Kemp

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Sue Kemp

Associate Professor of Practice

Ph.D., Special Education, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2003
M.A., Special Education Affective Needs and Educational Administration, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, 1991
B.A., Special Education and Psychology, University of Northern Colorado, 1987

Suzanne Kemp is an associate professor of practice in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders where she teaches courses—both onsite and online—in behavior management and instructional methodology.  In addition, she supervises field experiences and student teaching for special education majors. For the past two years, Sue has been the primary facilitator and co-leader on a two-week study abroad experience to MonteVerde, Costa Rica.

Prior to joining the faculty at Nebraska, Sue spent 13 years working with students with behavioral disorders and learning disabilities, both as a teacher and administrator.  She has served on numerous state and national committees whose mission is to provide better education to students with disabilities, and is currently the president for the Nebraska Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders, a role she has held since 2000. Sue is also currently serving on the program advisory board for the Council for Exceptional Children, where she helps review potential presentations in the area of behavior disabilities.

Professional Highlights

Honors and Recognition
2016 & 2009, Parents' Recognition Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Parents Association2014, Susan Phillips Gorin Award, Council for Exceptional Children1999, Exemplary Service Award, Colorado Child and Adolescent Mental Health Coalition1992, Joe Todd Scholarship Award, Council for Exceptional Children
Experience
2009-present, Associate Professor of Practice, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2008-09, Assistant Professor of Practice, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2007-08, Senior Lecturer, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2005, Adjunct Professor, Nebraska Wesleyan University2003-06, Lecturer, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2002-13, Educational Consultant, Independent Contractor2001-06, Project Coordinator, PARA Project, Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2000-01, Special Education Coordinator, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, Nebraska1992-2000, Director of Education, Emily Griffith Center, Lakespur, Colorado1991-92, Department Chair, Emily Griffith Center, Lakespur, Colorado1988-92, Special Education Teacher, Emily Griffith Center, Lakespur, Colorado1988, Counselor, Emily Griffith Center, Lakespur, Colorado
Memberships
Association for Supervision and Curriculum DevelopmentCouncil for Children with Behavioral DisordersCouncil for Exceptional ChildrenTeacher Education Division, Council for Exceptional Children