Rae Ette Newman, Ph.D.

Rae Ette Newman EOU

Department Chair/Director of AAQEP Accreditation/CoE CTLA Chair


Curriculum Vitae

• Ph.D. in Special Education: University of Nevada Las Vegas
• M.Ed. in Special Education: University of Nevada Las Vegas
• BS in Education: University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Dr. Rae Ette Newman earned her doctorate at the University of Nevada Las Vegas in 2013, in Special Education with an emphasis in early childhood education. She received her M.Ed. in 2006 at the University of Nevada Las Vegas with an emphasis in autism and cognitive disabilities. She received her B.A. from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh with a dual major in education: prek-grade 3 (birth- age 11) and special education early childhood (birth – age 8). She is the coordinator of the Early Childhood Education Program at EOU and has taught for both undergraduate and graduate teacher preparation programs. Her research interests include early childhood education programs, early childhood teacher education, and literacy. Dr. Rae Ette Newman has previously taught pre-kindergarten for six years in a Title 1 school located in an urban setting and in an early childhood special education setting specifically designed for young children diagnosed with autism.

Courses Taught

ED 202 Linguistic & Cognitive Development
ED 382 Elementary Classroom Dynamics
ED 383/483 Individual Differences & Issues in Elementary
ED 482 Primary Classroom Dynamics
ED 611/612/613 Curriculum/Instruction/Assessment
ED 641 Exceptionalities
LIB 387 Literature for Primary Grades
LIB 388 Literature for Elementary Grades
SPED 558 Field Experience: Early Childhood Exceptional Learners
SPED 562 Practicum: Elementary Special Education