Emily Chambers, PhD

Associate Professor

Dr. Chambers teaches courses including Characteristics and Instruction of Exceptional Learners, Classroom Management Collaborative and Educational Relationships with Families and Professionals, and Special Education Student Teaching. She also serves as Coordinator of Special Education and Special Education Teacher Candidate Advisor.  Her research interests focus on teacher preparation, specifically on teacher attrition and retention.  Dr. Chambers began teaching at Concordia University Chicago in 2012. Dr. Chambers is married with two children, boys ages three and five. Her family is completed by two labradoodle dogs. On her free time she enjoys traveling, reading, cooking, and gardening. Born and raised on the north side of Chicago, she is excited to join the Concordia University Chicago community. Degrees PhD, Special Education, University of Illinois at Chicago; Chicago MA, Special Education, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago BA, Elementary Education,
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