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Tanya Martin, Ed.D.

Tanya Martin, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Education
Master of Education Program Director
Education Department Chair
Office location

130E Smith Curtis

Office hours

As Requested, please call or email

tmartin [at] NebrWesleyan.edu
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A child with special needs will inspire you to be a special person


Special Education k-12

Special Education and School Administration


B.S in Elementary Education from University of Nebraska Omaha

M.S in Special Education and Communication Disorders from the University of Nebraska

M.S. in Educational Administration from the University of Nebraska

Ed.D in Educational Administration from the Univesity of Nebraska

Courses taught

EDUC 2050

SPED 3700

SPED 3070

SPED 3300

SPED 3750

SPED 2070

SPED 3710

SPED 3160

Research and academic interests

Special Education with co-occurring mental health needs

Emotional/Behavioral programming with individual and schoolwide intervention planning

Special Education teacher professional development

Service interests

At-Risk Students with Special Education Needs

Special Education and Mental Health 

Out of School District Special Education Placements 

Professional and community affiliations, certifications and awards

Board Member NeSTAR (Nebraska Educators for Students at Risk)

Nebraska Special Educator of Year/Council for Exceptional Children 2010

Distinguished Alumni Service Award/College of Education 2013

Member for students in out of home placements NDE 2000-present