Susan Courey, Ph.D.

Program Chair, Early Childhood Special Education, Birth – Grade 2, Education & Special Education

Department of Education & Special Education

Graduate School of Education

Areas of Expertise

Special education, accessible mathematic teachings, learning disabilities including ADHD and autism, and teacher preparation


Susan Courey, Ph.D. is currently the Department Chair of Early Childhood General and Special Education at the Touro Graduate School of Education in New York City. Prior to joining the Touro Graduate School of Education in May 2016, Dr. Courey was an Associate Professor of Special Education and the Mild/Moderate Program Coordinator in the Department of Special Education at San Francisco State University. Recently awarded Professor Emerita at San Francisco State University, Dr. Courey continues work with colleagues and doctoral students on research projects in the areas of mathematics and learning challenges, mathematics and music, teacher preparation, and Universal Design for Learning. 

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National board member for the Tourette Association of America

In The News

Herbie Hancock joins animators with fresh approach to teaching young children, The Electronic Urban Report

A patient's guide to ADHD, U.S. News & World Report