Vicki Ann McGinley West Chester University, USA
Dr. Vicki McGinley, Professor, is a faculty member at West Chester University of PA in the Special Education Department. She has taught both undergraduate and graduate courses in foundations, communication and behavioral disorders, action research, family systems, and legal issues. She has served in two states as a due process hearing officer and serves as a university fact finder as well as mediator. Presently, her teaching and service work focuses on diversity issues, specifically teaching in the urban environment and international education. She was recently awarded a research and teaching Fulbright Scholarship to work in Eastern Europe. Her publications reflect her teaching, and have been in the areas of urban education, legal issues, best pedagogical practices, inclusive practices, and working with families.