Michael Berg

Associate Professor

Michael Berg

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Education
Department of Teaching and Leading

Bio

I am an Associate Professor of Special Education at Augusta University. I also have the privilege of being a National Scorer for edTPA. I have twenty-four years of experience teaching children in grades K-12 with mild and moderate disabilities in both inclusive and separate class environments. I am married and live in Evans, Georgia with my wife, Amanda who is an elementary school art teacher. I have two sons, Joshua, 20 and Jared, 13.

  • (706) 737-1496
  • UH 370

Education

  • EDD, Education, Other. University of West Georgia, 2014

  • EDS, Education, General. Augusta State University, 2010

  • MS, Special Education and Teaching Nova Southeastern University -, 1993

  • BA, Psychology, General. Florida Atlantic Univeristy -, 1991

Certifications

  • National Board Certified Teacher National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, 2000

  • Georgia Certified Teacher State of Georgia, 2015

Awards & Honors

  • Teacher of the Year Martinez Elementary School, 2009

  • William Dwyer Award in Special Education Palm Beach County School District, 2005

  • William Dwyer Nominee in Special Education 2002

  • Walmart Teacher of the Year 2001

  • Time for Kids Magazine Teaching Excellence Regional Award Recipient 2001

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • EDTD 5381

    Assessment & Differentiation
  • SPED 3110

    Char of Stu/Mild Disabilities
  • SPED 5110

    Char of Students with Mild Dis
  • SPED 4004

    Collaboration & Consultation
  • SPED 5004

    Collaboration & Consultation
  • ECED 4491

    EC Student Teaching
  • SPED 4491

    Student Teaching - Special Ed
  • SPED 5013

    Student Teaching - Special Ed
  • SPED 3005

    Plan for Exceptional Students
  • SPED 5005

    Plan for Exceptional Students
  • SPED 5003

    Ed Assessment in Sp Ed
  • SPED 3003

    Ed Assessment in Special Ed
  • EDTD 4950

    Selected Topics: Extended Student Teaching
  • SPED 4002

    Teach St/Disabil in Inclusive

Teaching Interests

Special Education; Inclusive Education; Mild Disabilities; Differentiation; Assessment

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Charter Schools and Special Education, 2017
    Magazine/Trade Publication
  • Protecting your child’s IEP from the nation’s testing craze, 2016
    Magazine/Trade Publication
  • Strategies and Perceptions of Administrative Duties of Veteran Special Education Teachers , 2014
    Other

Research Interests

Individual Education Plan Implementation; Special Education Teacher Attrition

Department Service

  • Program Coordinator for Special Education 2016 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • Special Education edTPA 2016 - 2016

    Role: Other
  • Major Fest 2016

    Role: Attendee, Meeting

College Service

  • edTPA 2017 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Post Secondary Program for Students with Disabilities 2016 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting

Professional Service

  • Pearson - edTPA 2014 - Present

    Role: Other

Public Service

  • CSRA Transition Fair 2017 - 2017

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Morris Museum of Art 2017 - 2017

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • School for Arts Infused Learning - SAIL 2013 - 2016

    Role: Chairperson