Suzanne O'Neill

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences
Ph.D. Education

Dr. Suzanne O’Neill has worked in the field of education since 1989. Dr. O’Neill’s formal doctoral training is in educational leadership and special education programs. She has taught in the public schools of Florida for over 20 years as both a general and special educator. She worked as a district special education specialist before serving as a college-wide Director at a Florida state college.

Dr. O’Neill’s current research interests focus primarily on special education services as well as educational leadership. She joined Walden University in 2008 serving as a dissertation committee member and chair. Additionally, she currently teaches instructional intervention courses in the Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Department at Walden.

Courses Taught

EDUC 8081 - Completing the Prospectus

EDUC 8090 - Doctoral Study Intensive

EDUC 6795J - Implementing Literacy-Based Instructional Interventions

EDUC 6737J - Strategies for Teaching English as a Second Language

EDUC 6782J - Supporting Effective Evaluation and Assessment Practices

EDPD 8055 - Research Development and Strategic Planning

EDUC 6732 - Differentiated Instruction

EDUC 8800 - Research Forum


EdD, University of South Florida

MEd, University of South Florida

BA, University of South Florida