• Dr. Cancio is an Associate Professor in the Department of Early Childhood, Higher, and Special Education at the University of Toledo. He has spent the last 16 years in higher education. Five of those years he served as a faculty member at Northern Illinois University. He has taught a range of courses at the undergraduate and graduate level related to behavior management, characteristics of students with emotional/behavioral disorders (E/BD), methods for teaching students with EBD, introduction to special education, reading for students with disabilities, supervision in special education, Internship, and Capstone. During his tenure at UT he was also a consultant for The Kobacker Center for three years, a school for students with serious emotional disturbances at the University of Toledo’s Medical Center. In addition, he was a consultant for Toledo Public Schools for their separate facility schools for students with emotional disturbance. He is also currently on the School Board of the Model Autism School, Toledo, Ohio. He has been providing technical support to the school as well. Before his experience in higher education he spent 15 years in the public-school system. He was an EBD teacher for eight years and a special education administrator for seven years. Currently, he serves as the Treasure for Ohio Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (OCCBD). He also served on the International Executive Board of CCBD as the Secretary/Historian. In 2018 he was awarded the Outstanding Teaching Award from the University of Toledo.

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  • Edward J Cancio


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