Sep 24, 2020  
2018-19 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2018-19 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED]

Department of Human Services

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Robbie J. Steward, chair
Human Services Building, Room 302-A
Phone: (936) 468-1238
Fax: (936) 468-5837

Program/Faculty Contacts

Rehabilitation Services
William F. Weber

Visual Impairment Program
Michael Munro

Special Education Program
Paige Mask or Kathleen Sheriff

Communication Sciences and Disorders Program
Lydia Richardson

Kelly Jobe or Lydia Richardson

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program
Lindsey Kennon

Human Services Program
Robbie Steward


  • Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired
  • Council for Exceptional Children
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education


Wendy Killam, Glen McCuller, Le’Ann Solmonson, Robbie Steward, William Weber

Associate Professors
Luis Aguerrevere, Frank Brister, Nina Ellis-Hervey, Alan Larson, Paige Mask, Raul Prezas, Kathleen Sheriff, Scott Whitney

Assistant Professors
Yuleinys Castillo, Jillian Dawes, Shannon Darst, J. Lindsey Kennon, Daniel McCleary, Michael Munro, Lydia Richardson

Heather Munro

Clinical Instructors
Deborah Cady, Frankie Clark, Jessica Conn, Donna Dean, Layne DeBardelaben, Amy Durham, Kelly Jobe, Erin Keeling, Jennifer Perry, Deena Petersen, Amanda Pruit, Mandy Seybold

Margaret Patterson

Clinic/Center Directors

  • Nina Ellis-Hervey (School Psychology Assessment Center)
  • Kelly Jobe (Cole Audiology Lab)
  • Luis Aguerrevere (Neuroscience Laboratory)
  • Amanda Pruit (Counseling Clinic)
  • Deena Petersen (Stanley Center for Speech and Language Disorders)
  • William Weber (Rehabilitation Services Career Planning Laboratory)
  • Scott Whitney (ASL Laboratory)

Training Directors

  • Frankie Clark and Daniel McCleary (SFA Charter School Psychology Internship)
  • Yuleinys Castillo (Counseling)
  • D.J. Dean (Orientation and Mobility)




Objectives of the department include:

  1. the preparation of special education teachers for elementary and secondary schools
  2. the preparation of professionals for careers in rehabilitation, orientation and mobility, and related human services occupations serving the general population and people with disabilities and communication disorders
  3. and providing graduate education in nationally accredited programs in counseling, special education, speech and language pathology, and school psychology.



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