B.A., Pennsylvania State University
M.Ed., George Mason University
Ph.D., George Mason University
Licensure in K-12 Special Education, Commonwealth of Virginia
- Special Education
- Teaching Methods
- Intervention Research Emotional/Behavioral Disorders and Learning Disabilities
- Special Education Teacher Preparation
- Assessment and Program Evaluation in Special Education
Dr. Clara Hauth joined Marymount in 2014. Her experience includes both graduate and undergraduate instruction at George Mason University and James Madison University. Prior to coming to Marymount, she spent 10 years as a secondary special education teacher and E/BD department chair with programs for students with high incidence disabilities. She serves as a liaison with Virginia state programs supporting students with disabilities and assessment practices and is an active member of CEC.
Dr. Hauth is passionate about instructing and preparing students for a career in the critical field of special education. She is involved in intervention research and promotes student engagement in the research process. She teaches both graduate and undergraduate courses in the Department of Education, and also serves as an academic advisor for undergraduate students.
"Dr. Clara Hauth joined Marymount in 2014. Her academic experience includes teaching both graduate and undergraduate online instruction at George Mason University and James Madison University. Prior to her work at Marymount, she spent 5 years in the broadcasting industry, training and leading teams in program content; and 10 years as a secondary special education teacher and chair leading teacher training. She serves as a liaison with state and national programs supporting students with disabilities and is an active member of AERA, ASCD, CEC, and divisions CCBD, CLD, DISES and TED. She serves as the president elect for the DISES board, collaborating with global educational organizations. Dr. Hauth’s transformational leadership in preparing teachers and administrators for careers in the critical field of special education is noted through her co-authored book The Survival Guide for New Special Education Teachers. Her research agenda includes, interventions in schools, teacher and school leadership, and global education"
Marymount University received the 2015 Jessica Burmester Volunteer Award last night from The Arc of Northern Virginia for the school’s suppor...