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Graduate Education

Department of Professional Studies

Dorothy Jean (D.J.) Yocom, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

DJ Yocum, Professional Studies facultyEducation:

Ph.D.  Oregon State University
M.S.  University of Oregon
B.A.  Whitworth College


Email: (Preferred method)
Phone: 307-766-4033
Office: Education Building 307

Research Interests:

  • Data-based decision making
  • Response to intervention
  • Positive behavioral intervention and support
  • Effective teaching strategies
  • Collaboration with school professionals to maintain the general education classroom as teh Last Restrictive Environment


  • Introduction to Special Education
  • Level 2 Special Education Practicum
  • Collaboration & Professional Interdisciplinary Relationships
  • Academic Instruction in General Education for Students with Disabilities

Affiliations, Associations, Consultation:

  • Association for Direct Instruction
  • Northern Rocky Mountain Educational Research Association
  • Association for Educational and Psychological Consultants
  • Council for Exceptional Children (National, State, and Local Chapters)
  • Council for Exceptional Children - Division of Learning Disabilities
  • Council for Exceptional Children - Teacher Education Division

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