Kathy Sheppard-Jones, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Counselor Education
237G Taylor Education Building
Kathy Sheppard-Jones, Ph.D. (Educational Psychology, University of Kentucky) is an adjunct assistant professor in the Counselor Education program. She is also the training and adult services director at the Human Development Institute, Kentucky’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. In that role, she oversees HDI’s Graduate Certificate in Developmental Disabilities.
She is also responsible for several projects in collaboration with the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, the Kentucky Division of Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities, Kentucky Department of Medicaid, and the Rehabilitation Services Administration. Her research interests include quality of life and consumer satisfaction. Dr Sheppard-Jones has received the AUCD Young Professionals Award for contributions to the field of developmental disability.