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College of Ecucation and Human Development

College of Education and Human Development

Reading Horizons Journal
Reading Horizons Journal

McGinnis Reading Center and Clinic
McGinnis Reading Center and Clinic

Paula Kohler

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Paula Kohler
Professor, Associate VP for Research (Special Education and Literacy Studies) (Career Connections Research Center) Associate VP for Research (Special Education and Literacy Studies)

Office: 269-387-5955, 269-387-8283,(269) 387-5955, (269) 387-8283

4812,4571 Sangren Hall

B.S., University of Florida
M.A., University of Central Florida
Ph.D., University of Illinois

Dr. Kohler\\\'s research focuses on Identifying and analyzing students\\\' post-school outcomes and effective secondary education practices, understanding effects of career development on post-school outcomes; and identifying and evaluating strategies for implementing and sustaining research-based practices. Dr. Kohler is widely recognized for her research regarding effective transition practices for youth with disabilities, including effective transition programs, transition-related competencies, career and technical experiences, and work-based education. Her work on \\\"Taxonomy for Transition Programming\\\" is recognized around the United States as an effective model for planning, implementing and evaluating transition-focused education for students with disabilities.