Kate Macleod

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Assistant Professor of Inclusive Special Education

Telephone 207-778-7099

Dr. Kate MacLeod is an innovative inclusive educator, researcher, and author. She teaches in the undergraduate and graduate special education programs at UMF and leads the Inclusive Education and Leadership track in the M.S.Ed. special education program. She began her career as a dual-certified high school special educator and English teacher in New York City. Kate also works as a consultant to support educators, school leaders, and families across Maine, the northeast, and the country to feel prepared and inspired to include all learners. She has co-authored three books and written many research and practitioner articles about K-12 inclusive education. Kate lives in Maine with her husband and son.


2018 Ph.D. Special Education, Syracuse University
2016 CAS Disability Studies, Syracuse University
2012 MS.Ed. Special Education, Long Island University
2007 B.A. Philosophy & Education, New York University