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Nicole S. Fenty

Associate Professor, Doctoral Program Coordinator

Department of Teaching, Learning and Educational Leadership


Nicole Fenty joined the Department of Teaching, Learning, & Education Leadership as an assistant professor in 2012. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of South Florida and her master's and doctoral degrees from the University of Florida. She has worked as a special education teacher in elementary schools in the state of Florida.


  • BA, University of South Florida
  • MEd, PhD, University of Florida

Research Interests

  • Students with or at risk for disabilities in reading teacher education and special education
  • Increased access to the general education curriculum for students with or at risk for learning disabilities


  • Faculty Favorite Award: Student Nominated Outstanding Faculty Member (2010-2011)
  • Most Read Article in Intervention in School and Clinic (July and August 2008)
  • Holmes Scholar, The Holmes Partnership, University of Florida (2005-2007)
  • Emotional Behavioral Disorders Leadership Grant Recipient, University of Florida (2003-2007)
  • Rookie Exceptional Student Education Teacher of the Year Nominee, Alachua County Schools (2002-2003)
  • Florida Board of Regents Scholar, University of Florida (2001)