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Angie Elkins

Angie Elkins

Assistant Professor

Office: Old Main, Room 215 A
Email: aelkins@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-3612

Professional Profile

 Angie Elkins joined the College of Education and Social Sciences in 2013. She received B.S. specializing in English and Art in 1994 and a M.Ed. in Special Education in 2007, both from Texas Tech University. She received her Texas Educational Diagnostician’s certification in 2007, Texas Professional Educational Diagnostician certification in 2011, and National Certification for Educational Diagnosticians in 2012. She earned a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Texas Tech University in August 2014.

Teaching and Related Service

 Angie Elkins teaches assessment and interpretation courses required in the Educational Diagnostician’s Program and Special Education courses for the Education Department.

She is a member of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), National Certification for Educational Diagnosticians (NCED), Texas Educational Diagnostician Association (TEDA), and the Texas Professional Educational Diagnosticians (RPED). 

Research and Creative Activity

Angie Elkins’ research interests include the identification of cognitive deficits which relate to academic difficulties demonstrated by students with specific learning disability. 

Personal Sketch

 Angie Elkins lives in Lubbock with her husband of 32 years, Dan. She has two grown children, Jett and Jade and is expecting her first grandchild in January 2014. She enjoys spending time at home with her husband and two bulldogs, Shiner and Ellie.