Melissa Hartley, PhD
Teaching Associate Professor
West Virginia University
College of Education and Human Services
Department of Special Education
Dr. Melissa Hartley earned her BS and MS in Varying Exceptionalities from Florida State University, before earning her PhD in Special Education, with a minor in Quantitative Research, from Claremont Graduate University in California. In 2010, she joined West Virginia University as a faculty member in the Department of Special Education at the College of Education and Human Services. Dr. Hartley's areas of research expertise/interest include, educational statistics, supply and demand of special education doctorates, and virtual reality simulations for preservice and inservice teachers' pedagogical and collaboration skill acquisition, maintenance and refinement.