Nicole Dobbins

TitleAssociate Professor

DepartmentEducator Preparation



OfficeProctor Hall
Room: 270

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Nicole Dobbins


MS: Special Education, University of Nevada Las Vegas, 2012

Ph D: Special Education, University of Nevada Las Vegas, 2007

BS: Psychology, Spelman College, 1997

Research Interests

Special Education, Mild Disabilities, Universal Design for Learning, Inclusive Teaching Practices, Cultural Relevant Pedagogy

Recent Publications

Cummings, Katrina  Sills-Busio, Dionne  Dobbins, Nicole  (2015).  Parent Professional Partnerships in Early Education: Relationships for Effective Inclusion of Students with Disabilities.  (4,  36,  pp. 309-323).  Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education.

Morgan, Joseph  Hsiao, Yun-Ju  Dobbins, Nicole  Brown, Nancy  Lyons, Catherine  (2015).  An Observation Tool for Monitoring Social Skill Implementation in Contextually Relevant Environments.  (1,  51,  pp. 1053451215577474).  Intervention in School and Clinic.

Morgan, Joseph  Hsiao, Yun-Ju  Dobbins, Nicole  Higgins, Kyle  (2015).  Comparing student and teacher perceptions of the importance of social skills in a self-contained setting.   Journal of American Academy of Special Education Professionals.

Mereoiu, Mariana  Bland, Carol  Dobbins, Nicole  Niemeyer, Judith  (2015).  Exploring Perspectives on Child Care With Families of Children With Autism.  (1,  17,  ).  Early Childhood Research and Practice.

Jones, Vita  Higgins, Kyle  Brandon, Regina  Cote, Debra  Dobbins, Nicole  (2013).  A Focus on Resiliency: Young Children With Disabilities.   Young Exceptional Children.

Veale, Natasha  Dobbins, Nicole  Kurtts, Stephanie  (2013).  Career Changers in Special Education: A Collaborative Direction in Teacher Preparation for School Systems and Institutions of Higher Education.  (2,  22,  pp. 107).  Issues in Teacher Education.

Nicole, Dobbins  Cathi, Draper-Rodriquez  (2013).  Providing Support for English Language Learners with Behavioral Needs.  (3,  48,  ).  Intervention in School and Clinic.