Gina Conner

Clinical Assistant Professor
WEST Campus


Gina Conner serves as a clinical assistant professor for the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University.  She has worked in higher education since 2006, teaching in face-to-face, online, and blended learning environments.  Prior to her experience in higher education, she worked in the K-12 public school setting as a special education teacher and instructional coach. Professor Conner’s areas of expertise are: special education, communities of practice, action research, professional development, online learning, and teacher leadership and innovation.


  • Doctorate of Education, Educational Leadership and Innovation, Arizona State University 2009
  • Master of Education, Early Childhood Special Education, Arizona State University 2005
  • B.A. Special Education (Summa Cum Laude), Arizona State University 2002



Conner, G. (2015, November).  Fostering Creative Thinking     in Early Childhood Education Leaders.    Presentation    at the    London International Conference    on    Education 2015. London, UK.


Conner, G., & Gray,     A. (2015, January).     Kids Included Together (KIT) affiliation    evaluation project:    Inclusive practices in youth programs.    Presented at    the 13th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education. Honolulu, HI.    

Enz, B.J., Hurwitz,    S.C., Carlile, B.M., Gerard, M., & Warren, G. (2010)    Dual    certification student     teaching experience text. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.


Professional Associations


Member of:

Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)


National Staff Development Council (NSDC)

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)



•World Academy for the Future of Women, Volunteer Mentor, 2012 to 2015.

•Special Olympics, Regional Leadership Council and Volunteer, 2012 to 2014.

•Junior Achievement, Finance Park Technology Committee, 2014.

•St. Joseph’s Hospital - Barrows BRAINS Clinic, Educational Consultant, 2009-2012.