College of Education

Scott Kupferman, Ph. D., CRC

Assistant Professor

College of Education

1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Columbine Hall, Room 3041 

Colorado Springs, CO 80918

Work : 719-255-4015
Fax : 719-255-4110
skupferm@uccs.edu

Scott Kupferman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Special Education. He also directs the National Collaborative for Disability and Technology (www.ncdt.org), which partners with a national network of people with disabilities to research, develop, and evaluate technology for people with disabilities. Scott’s research interests revolve around (a) technology for people with disabilities, (b) universal design, and (c) transition from secondary education to postsecondary education and employment. He has served as principal investigator, co-principal investigator, and/or grant writer for over 4 million dollars in federal, state, and foundation grants. Scott's research and other scholarly efforts have led to various honors and awards, including selection as a National Council on Disability delegate and recipient of the U.S. Department of Education's Commissioner's Award for Excellence.

Education

Ph.D., Utah State University, Special Education and Rehabilitation

Teaching

SPED 3001/5001 - Introduction to Special Education

SPED 3004/5004 - Transition and Self-Determination

SPED 4020/5020 - Significant Support Needs

CURR 5170 - Introduction to Technology in Education

Selected Publications

  • Scott’s scholarly work includes journal articles, book chapters, conference presentations, and educational and assistive technology products (software and hardware). He has been principal investigator, co-principal investigator, and/or grant writer for over 4 million dollars in federal, state, and foundation grants.

Honors and Awards

  • Recognition Award, 2014, Association on Higher Education and Disability
  • Dean's Award for Innovation, 2014, UCCS College of Education
  • Researcher Award, 2013, American Association for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • President’s Award, 2011, National Council on Rehabilitation Education
  • Invited Attendee, 2010, President Barack Obama’s 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act White House Ceremony, Washington, DC
  • Delegate, 2010, National Council on Disability
  • Scholarship Award, 2010, National Council on Disability
  • Accessible Technology Initiative’s Champion Award, 2008, California State University Chancellor’s Office
  • Alfred R. Thompson Outstanding Service Award, 2008, Center for Independent Living
  • University Graduate Medalist, 2007, California State University, Fresno
  • Dean’s Graduate Medalist, 2007, California State University, Fresno
  • Scholarship Award, 2006-2007, U.S. Department of Education - Rehabilitation Services Administration
  • Commissioner’s Award for Excellence, 2006, U.S. Department of Education - Rehabilitation Services Administration
 
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