Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership
Dr. Charlotte Fontenot received a BS in Education, Curriculum and Instruction; Elementary Self Contained and Elementary Math, Texas Southern University; MEd in Generic Special Education from Texas Southern University; MEd in Education Administration at Prairie View A & M University; and her EdD in Educational Leadership, from Sam Houston State University. Dr. Fontenot has worked in the higher education system for over 13 years and 15 years in Pre-K – 12 education system . Dr. Fontenot’s’ teaching focus stems around broadening the knowledge base of educators possessing zeal in servicing students with unique needs under the special education umbrella. During her service in the public school system, she taught as a Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities and Fifth grade educator, as well as serving as a district-wide Behavior Support Specialist. Dr. Fontenot's research interests are in the areas of Autism and inclusion. Current research endeavors includes integrating technology into instruction, with primary interest on the utilization of the iPad and importance of effective collaboration between home and school.