Texas Tech University

Karen Spears, Ph.D.

Teacher Education Department

Email: 806-834-5856

Phone: karen.spears@ttu.edu

Office: Education 201C

Dr. Karen Spears is an instructor in the Teacher Education Department in the College of Education at Texas Tech University.  She has had the honor and privilege of being at Texas Tech since August of 2002.  Dr. Spears has taught undergraduate courses, graduate courses, and served on graduate committees during her time at Texas Tech.  She earned her doctorate from The University of Arizona in May of 2002.  Her doctoral major area of study was teaching and teacher education with a minor in special education.  Dr. Spears also earned two Masters degrees, both in education and both from Boston College.


Doctor of Philosophy Degree. May, 2002.
University of Arizona, College of Education, Tucson, AZ
Major: Teaching and Teacher Education; Minor: Special Education
Special education understandings of prospective teachers (Doctoral dissertation, The University
of Arizona, 2002). Dissertation Abstracts International, 63, (04A), (University Micro Fiche No.
E9791 2002 058)