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UT Tyler School of Education

Jessica Rueter, Ph.D.

Jessica Rueter, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor of Special Education
Department: UT Tyler School of Education
Building: BEP 240


Ph.D. Texas Woman's University, Special Education, 2008

M.Ed. Cameron University, Special Education, 1997

B.S. Central Missouri State University, Business Education, 1991


Jessica A. Rueter is an assistant professor at The University of Texas at Tyler in the School of Education. Dr. Rueter has 19 years of experience as a special education teacher, educational diagnostician, and as a university professor. Dr. Rueter has several publications to her credit and is a frequent speaker at the international, national, and state level. She is an assessment consultant to school districts in East Texas and in the Dallas Fort Worth metropolitan area and has served as an expert witness in due process hearings. Her research interests include best practices of assessment of students with disabilities and translating assessment results into evidence-based instructional practices. Dr. Rueter serves as the Past-President of the Texas Council for Exceptional Children and is a member of CEC, CEDS, TED, SSEPC, CLD, and TEDA.

Courses Taught

EDSP 5360 - Seminar:  Learning and Neurological Disabilities

EDSP 5365 - Developmental Testing

EDSP 5366 - Full and Individual Evaluation

EDSP 5370 - Learning Theory

EDUC 4365 - Assessment for Instruction

EDSP 3351 - Managing and Instructing Diverse Learners

Curriculum Vitae