Clinical Assistant Professor
Ph.D., North Texas
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Julia Bore, Ph.D., earned her doctorate from the University of North Texas,
in Denton, in Special Education with a focus in Behavior Disorders and a
minor in Rehabilitation Counseling. She holds master's degrees in Special
Education and Education Leadership. Prior to joining SMU in 2010, she taught
special education graduate and undergraduate courses at Texas A&M University
Commerce and at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin in Odessa. At
SMU, she teaches in the undergraduate and graduate Teacher Education and in
the Master Math Teacher Programs.
Dr. Bore has several years of experience; she has taught math in both
special and general education at the high school level and has worked with
preschool children with and without disabilities. In addition, she has been
involved with training adults with disabilities. Her passion is working with
children who are diverse by virtue of ability/disability, SES, and language.
Her research interests center on examining factors that contribute toward
student achievement in both special and general education such as teacher
preparation in math and special education, diversity issues in schools,
leadership, identification and assessment in special education, among
Bore, J., & Bore, S. (2009). Administrative support and its effect on
teacher attrition and student achievement in special education. The John Ben
Shepperd Journal of Practical Leadership, 4, 69-76.
Bore, S., & Bore, J. (2009). School accountability and leadership:
Principal-counselor collaboration. The John Ben Shepperd Journal of
Practical Leadership, 4, 128-135.
Bore, S., & Bore, J. (2009). English Only! In Salazar, C. F. (Ed.),
Group work experts share their favorite multicultural activities: A guide to
diversity-competent choosing, planning, conducting, and processing.
Alexandria, VA: Association for Specialists in Group Work.
Bore Korir, J. (2008). Perceptions of graduate students on the use of
Web-based instruction in special education personnel preparation. Teacher
Education in Special Education, 31(1), 1-11.
Bore, S., & Bore, J. (2008). Total Quality Management and Special
Education: Is There a Connection? The John Ben Shepperd Journal of Practical
Leadership, 3(1), 129-133.
Bore Korir, J., Mukuria, G., & Adera, B. (2007). Educating children
with emotional and behavioral disorders in Kenya: A right or a privilege?
Journal of International Special Needs Education, 10, 49-57.
Bore Korir, J., & Bore, S. (2007). Roles and responsibilities of
special education leaders in schools. The John Ben Shepperd Journal of
Practical Leadership, 1(2), 34-39.
Mukuria, G. M., & Korir, J. (2006). Education for individuals with
emotional/behavioral disorders in Kenya. Journal of International Special
Needs Education, 9, 35-41.
Mukuria, G., & Korir, J. (2006). Education for children with
emotional and behavioral disorders in Kenya: Problems and prospects.
Preventing School Failure, 50(2), 49-54.
Johns, B., & Korir, J. (2005). Jumping on the bandwagon for positive
academic and behavioral interventions. In L. M. Bullock, R. A. Gable, & K.
J. Melloy (Eds.), Effective disciplinary practices: Strategies for
maintaining safe schools and positive learning environments for students
with challenging behaviors (pp.54-58). Council for Children with Behavioral
Disorders International Forum, Las Vegas, Nevada.