Tonya Moore-Huss Lecturer in Education, Academic Support Specialist

TonyaMoore-Huss

Education:
M.A., Graceland University
B.A., University of Northern Iowa

712-707-7366
tonya.moore-huss@nwciowa.edu
VPH 200D

Tonya Moore-Huss has more than 20 years of experience teaching elementary and middle school students, mainly in special education. She teaches courses for Northwestern's special education endorsement, as well as other education classes. In addition to teaching half time in the education department, she also works with students who need academic support and coordinates the NEXT program for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Moore-Huss earned a master's degree in collaborative learning and teaching from Graceland University and a bachelor's degree in elementary and special education from the University of Northern Iowa.

EDU102 - Foundations of Education

This course provides philosophical, historical, social and economical foundational background for students considering the teaching profession.Note: This course includes a field experience. Students must earn a C- orbetter in order to fulfill program requirements for elementary licensure.(2 credits)

EDU206 - Survey of Exceptional Individuals

This course provides an overview of the history of special education up to and including present day trends and practices in education students with exceptionalities. Various areas of exceptionality are explored,including ways to support students with diverse learning and behavioral needs in inclusionary environments.Note: This course includes a field experience. Students must earn a C- orbetter in order to fulfill program requirements for elementary licensure.(3 credits)

7th-grade, 6th-grade, and 3-5 special education teacher; 6th-grade language arts teacher, Indianola Community School District, Indianola, IA, 1997-2015

Special education teacher, Chariton School District, Chariton, IA, 1992-97

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