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Laurie Wellner, EDD

Associate Dean, School of Education

Laurie Wellner, EDD


Area of Expertise:

  • Organizational and Educational Leadership
  • Conflict Resolution, Collaboration, Communication Strategies
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders, Assessment, Instructional Methods
  • Special Education Teacher Preparation
  • Trust Theory


  • ED.D University of La Verne
  • MA California State College, San Bernardino
  • MA, California State College, Sacramento
  • BME, University of Nevada, Reno


  • The Existence of Trust in the Relationship of Parents and District Administration in the Initial Placement Process of 3-8 Year-Old Students with Autism

Selected Professional Experience:

  • Program Chair, MA Special Education, Ashford University
  • California State Council, AdvancED Accreditation Organization
  • Adjunct Professor, Claremont Graduate College
  • Adjunct Professor, Touro College, New York
  • Director, Special Education PreK-22