Curriculum and Instruction

Barry BirnbaumBarry W. Birnbaum, Ed.D.

Associate Professor
Curriculum & Instruction, Special Education
Office: Horrabin Hall, 40C
Phone: 309/298-2342

Barry Birnbaum is an Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Western Illinois University.  He has experience teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in special education as well as in elementary and secondary education.  Dr. Birnbaum has been a school principal. He has published extensively and his research interests include educational technology and various aspects of special education.

Dr. Birnbaum received the 1991 Florida Teacher of the Year award from the Florida Association for the Gifted and the IBM/Technology and Learning Teacher of the Year Award for the state  of Florida in 1992 for excellence in utilizing educational technology.  Vitae here (pdf)