Susan Courey, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Education & Special Education

Graduate School of Education

Susan Courey

Susan Courey, Ph.D. is currently the Associate Professor 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. 

Publications

  • Shapira, S. H. & Courey, S. (2021, January). Cultural pedagogy as a tool for understanding and collaboration [Presentation]. DEC’s 36th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families
  • Courey, S. & Haber. R. A. (2020, December 8). Helping explain disabilities to grandparents, caregivers, and siblings [Presentation]. New York Child Development Centre Workshop.
  • Bellavia, T., Haber, R., & Courey, S. (2019 November 16). Academic musicians: A Program teaching math through music/coding to autistic children. Presentation at the CEC TED Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • Bellavia, T., Courey, S. J., Shino, M., Hancock, H., Emmons, C., & Vayenas, N. (2022). Treble Catches the Rhythm Train [Animation]. The Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz and YAM Research Group. Retrieved from https://touroscholar.touro.edu/gse_pubs/184
  • Bellavia, T., Courey, S. J., Shino, M., Hancock, H., Emmons, C., & Vayenas, N. (2022). Treble Goes to a Go Go [Animation]. The Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz and YAM Research Group. Retrieved from https://touroscholar.touro.edu/gse_pubs/183
  • Bellavia, T., Courey, S. J., Shino, M., Hancock, H., Emmons, C., & Vayenas, N. (2022). Treble Leads the Class [Animation]. The Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz and YAM Research Group. Retrieved from https://touroscholar.touro.edu/gse_pubs/182
  • Bellavia, T., & Courey, S. J. (2022). Treble Goes a Go-Go. Retrieved from https://touroscholar.touro.edu/gse_pubs/170
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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