Dr. Larry Beard

Distinguished Professor of Special Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Jacksonville State University
700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, Alabama 36265-1602

Tel: (256) 782-5091
Fax: (256) 782-8033
e-mail: lbeard@jsu.edu

Office: E-6 Ramona Wood Hall

Dr. Larry Beard has more than 30 years of K-12 and higher education teaching experience in special education. He earned a B.A. in Psychology and a B.S. in special education from The University of Alabama. Upon taking a position teaching severely/profoundly/physically-impaired pre-schoolers, he continued his education and earned his M.A. in multiple disabilities, his Ed.S. in mental retardation, and his Ed.D. in multi-handicapped all from The University of Alabama. He teaches a variety of graduate and undergraduate classes in collaborative teaching, and serves as the advisor for the Educational Specialist degree candidates in the area of collaborative teaching.