Krista Vince Garland
Krista Vince Garland, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Exceptional Education Department at Buffalo State College in New York. Originally from Orlando, Florida, Dr. Vince Garland earned her degree in exceptional education at the University of Central Florida. Her professional interests include the use of technology and simulation in teacher preparation, autism spectrum disorders, severe/profound disabilities, behavior management, and single subject research. Dr. Vince Garland has taught a wide range of students with exceptionalities from kindergarten through eighth grades, across a continuum of educational settings, including facilitation, resource, and self-contained classrooms. Dr. Vince Garland frequently consults and speaks at national and international professional conferences. She is actively involved in several professional organizations, including the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) where she is a board member of the Teacher Education Division (TED) professional development committee, the Technology and Media Division (TAM) publications committee, and the Educators with Disabilities Caucus. She is also an active member of the Division of Autism and Developmental Disabilities (DADD); Council of Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD);Autism Research Institute; and Best Buddies.