Dr. Phyllis Kaplan

 
Phyllis Kaplan, Ph.D.


Professor Emeritus
Department of Educational Psychology
College of Education and Allied Studies
California State University, East Bay

B.S., 1962, Syracuse University
M.A., 1966, San Francisco State College
Ph.D., 1971, Wayne State University

Dr. Phyllis  Kaplan
Biographical Sketch

Dr. Phyllis Kaplan received her Ph.D. in Special Education from Wayne State University. Dr. Kaplan serves as the Coordinator of the Mild/Moderate Credential, and Master’s Degree Program at CSU, Hayward. Dr. Kaplan is credentialed in the areas of Learning and Severe Disabilities, as well as in elementary and secondary education. Additionally, she holds administrative credentials. Dr. Kaplan served as a special education teacher for seven years. During her K-12 classroom experiences, she taught students “labeled” learning disabled, severely multiply disabled and others with special challenges. Her interests focus upon practical application of research in the classroom, instructional strategies, multiple intelligences, computer technology, disability awareness, full inclusion, drug, alcohol and sex education, and international Special Education. Dr. Kaplan consults to various school districts and community projects and voluntarily serves children in many corners of the world, such as Bolivia, Guatemala, and Vietnam. She is a sought after keynote speaker and presenter. Dr. Kaplan is an ardent supporter and advocate of children with special needs. Her grant writing activities have resulted in the creation of projects focused on people with AIDS and/or drug-related disabilities, school dropouts, and projects focusing on providing family-school, special education support services. Dr. Kaplan serves on numerous local, state, national and international Boards. Dr. Kaplan has written numerous articles and six books in these areas.
 
Publications

Kaplan, P., Maguire, V., Napowanetz, V. (2000). S.M.I.L.E. (Strategies for multiple intellegencies in the learning environment) Focus: Elementary.

Kaplan, P., Maguire, V., Napowanetz, V. (2000). S.M.I.L.E. (Strategies for multiple intellegencies in the learning environment) Focus: Secondary.