Rebecca Brooks

Rebecca Brooks

Rebecca Brooks, PhD, is an assistant professor in the School of Education at California State University San Marcos. Prior to joining the university faculty, Dr. Brooks was a public school special educator for grades K–12.

 

Rebecca Brooks

Rebecca Brooks, PhD, is an assistant professor in the School of Education at California State University San Marcos. She teaches courses in the education specialist teaching credential program.

Prior to joining the university faculty, Dr. Brooks was a public school special educator for grades K–12, serving the role as an inclusion support teacher. She has worked with individuals with developmental disabilities in educational, recreational, vocational, and residential settings for more than 25 years.

Dr. Brooks is a nationwide presenter and consultant in the areas of best practices for inclusive education and peer tutoring support systems. She co-authored a book and has written journal articles on inclusive education and peer tutoring.

Dr. Brooks earned an associate’s degree in developmental disabilities, a bachelor’s degree in communicative disorders, a master’s degree in education with an emphasis in special education, and a doctoral degree in education with a focus on social justice. She has her multiple subjects and education specialist teaching credentials and is also a leading edge certified (LEC) online and blended learning teacher.