Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Yujeong Park, PhD

Yujeong Park, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Special Education

A414 Jane and David Bailey Education Complex
1122 Volunteer Boulevard
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-3442


Phone: 865-974-3586
Fax: 865-974-6302
Email: ypark11@utk.edu


Yujeong Park received her PhD in special education with a minor in Research and Evaluation Methodology (REM) at the University of Florida, and her master’s degree in Exceptional children, learning disabilities concentration from Seoul National University in South Korea. Her scholarly interests center on evaluating the effectiveness of reading interventions and strategies for students with learning disabilities, and developing a reliable and valid assessment too/system in reading for K-6 students with specific learning disabilities (SLD) as well as English Language Learners (ELLs). Additionally, her research emphasizes developing and validating measures for assessing the quality of special education teachers providing literacy instruction to students with SLD and other high-incidence disabilities. Park has published articles in Exceptionality, Journal of Early Childhood Research, Learning Disabilities Quarterly, Teaching Exceptional Children, Preventing School Failure, Journal of International Special Needs Education, Journal of Special Education and Rehabilitation Science, etc., and chapters in Handbook of Special Education Teacher Preparation.




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