Ambra L. Green, PhD
Associate Professor of Special Education, College of Education at The University of Texas at Arlington
Ambra L. Green, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Special Education within the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at The University of Texas at Arlington. She received her Ph.D. and served as an Assistant Research Professor at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Dr. Green is a national scholar with publications and research focused on students of color with and at-risk for disabilities, issues related to inequitable school practices (i.e., disproportionality in special education and exclusionary practices), behavior disorders, positive behavioral interventions and supports, and teacher use of evidence-based practices. She has over 1.3 million dollars in grant funding and is the Primary Investigator a 1.1 million-dollar U.S. Department of Education Office for Special Education Programs (OSEP) personnel preparation grant which provides rigorous training for master’s special education and social work students to support K-12 students with disabilities and high intensity needs. In addition to providing technical assistance at the school, district, and state levels, Dr. Green has provided professional special education consultation in a number of capacities, including for U.S. Senators Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill and the Texas Education Agency. Dr. Green also has experience working within the U.S. Department of Education Office for Special Education Programs (OSEP) and serves on the OSEP National Technical Assistance Center on PBIS Equity workgroup. Prior to her work in higher education, Dr. Green was a middle school special education teacher and PBIS Coach. She holds current teacher certifications in EC-6 Generalist, 4-8 Generalist, and EC-12 Special Education in the state of Texas. Visit Dr. Green’s professional profile here and find a list of her research publications here. A full personal curriculum vitae is available upon request.