Beth Brennan, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, California Lutheran University
Beth Brennan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Learning and Teaching with the Graduate School of Education at California Lutheran University where she serves as Associate Dean. She began her professional career as an instructional aide in a county program for students with significant disabilities. Dr. Brennan went on to complete her Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Education from Kent State University. Dr. Brennan has worked in supervision and research at Family Child Learning Center in Ohio (a collaborative of Kent State University and Akron Children's Hospital) and as the San Francisco State University site coordinator for the Early Childhood Research Institute on Inclusion. Dr. Brennan is the founding co-director of the Autism and Communication Center at California Lutheran University and serves as an advisor to Coding Autism, a full-service professional coaching and training company that trains adults on the autism spectrum in professional skills such as software engineering, quality assurance, and web development. .