Katherine L. Hibbard, PhD

Contact: khibbar1@providence.edu

Highest degree earned: PhD
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Current Employer: Providence College

Significant projects:
• Volunteer arts teacher, Clapping Hands Farm Camp (Pittsboro, NC)

Dr. Hibbard brings 40+ years of experience in education to our Teacher Certification Program (TCP). She taught K-12 special education in South Texas, New York, and North Carolina, and she lived and worked with young adults who have intellectual disabilities in a supported living group home. Dr. Hibbard completed her BS in Education at Lesley College (now Lesley University) and her M.Ed. at N. C. Central University. After completing her doctoral degree at UNC-Greensboro., Dr. Hibbard returned to New England in 2000 and taught at Framingham State University until 2015. After retiring for three months, she joined the Providence College family and became the TCP Coordinator. Dr. Hibbard also works with the Professional Pet Assisted Therapy certificate program in SCE.

Courses taught:
EDU 304/EDU786 Child with Special Needs in the Regular Classroom
EDU 455 Student Teaching Secondary
EDU 612 Assistive Technology in Special Education