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Brandis Ansley, Ph.D.

  • ​Education
  • Ph.D. in Education of Students with Exceptionalities, 2018, Georgia State University
  • Courses Taught
  • SPE 550: Teaching Diverse Students in Educational Settings 
  • SPE 570: Career Development and Transition 
  • SPE 322: Curriculum and Instruction for Students with High Incidence Disabilitie
  • ​​​Research Interests
  • School personnel stress and burnout, stress management programs, interpersonal dynamics, school climate
  • ​​​Publications
  • Ansley, B. M., Houchins, D., & Varjas, K. (in press). Cultivating positive work contexts that promote teacher job satisfaction and retention in high-need schools. Journal of Special Education Leadership
  • Blinder, M., Ansley, B., & Varjas, K., Benson, G., & Ogletree, S. (2017). Supporting students by maintaining professional well-being in a high stress job. LEARNing Landscapes, 10(2), 59-72. 
  • Ansley, B. M., Houchins, D., & Varjas, K. (2016). Optimizing special educator wellness and job performance through stress management. TEACHING Exceptional Children, 48(4), 176-185. doi: 10.1177/0040059915626128
  • ​​​Memberships in Professional Organizations: 
  • Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

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