Dr. Katie E. Hoffman
201 Cedar Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
TitleAssociate Professor of Education (SPLED)
DepartmentEducational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education
Dr. Katie E. Hoffman is an Associate Professor of Special Education at Penn State and serves the coordinator for the Special Education Online M. Ed offered via the World Campus. Dr. Hoffman's research interests include teacher preparation, distance education, and progress monitoring through the use of curriculum-based measures. Prior to earning her doctorate, Dr. Hoffman was a special education teacher who worked with students with a wide range of disabilities.
Areas of Expertise
SPLED 573: Introduction to Research in Special Education
SPLED 803: Evidence-based Assessment for Teaching Learners with Special Needs
SPLED 400: Inclusive Special Education Foundations: Legal, Characteristics, Collaboration, Assessment, and Management
SPLED 403A: Evidence-Based Instruction for Elementary Students with Disabilities in Reading, Math, and Writing
SPLED 454: Assessment for Instruction
FALL 2016 Office Hours:
Tuesdays 10am to 11am
& by appointment
Goran, L., Conoyer, S., & Hoffman, K. E. ( 2015). 5 ways to incorporate vocabulary curriculum-based measurement into your secondary content area-classroom. LD Forum.
Vostal, B., McNaughton, D., Benedek-Wood, E., & Hoffman, K.E. (2015). Preparing teachers for collaborative communication: Evaluation of instruction in an active listening strategy. National Teacher Education Journal, 8(2), 5-14.
Benedek-Wood, E., Mason, L., Wood, P., Hoffman, K. E. & McGuire, A. (2014). An experimental examination of quick writing. Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal, 69-92.