Marie Tejero Hughes, PhD
Building & Room:
1040 W. Harrison St. (MC 147), Chicago, IL 60607
Marie Tejero Hughes is a professor of special education. Her research includes working with teachers to enhance their literacy instruction for all students and collaborating with Latinx families to enrich the educational opportunities of their children. Dr. Tejero Hughes has extensive experience as a principal investigator including directing multiple US Department of Education grants focused on recruiting, preparing, and retaining special education teachers and leaders. She teaches graduate courses in literacy instruction and high-incidence disabilities, as well as an undergraduate course in children's literature.
Hughes, M. T., Passmore, A., Maggin, D. M., & Kumm, S. (in press). Teacher leadership: Exploring the perceptions of special educators. International Journal of Leadership in Education. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13603124.2022.2045631
Núñez, G., & Hughes, M. T. (in press). The experiences of home-based language program with Mexican immigrant mothers. Journal of Latinos and Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/15348431.2021.1888294
Hughes, M. T., Magaña, S., Gonzales, W., Núñez, & Angarita, M. M. (2022). Colombian parents of children with autism spectrum disorder: Perceptions, experiences, and expectations. Journal of International Special Needs Education. https://doi.org/10.9782/JISNE-D-20-00051
Magaña, S., Hughes, M. T., Salkas, K., Gonzales, W., Núñez, G., Morales, M., Torres, M. G., & Angarita, M. M. (2021). Implementing a parent education intervention in Colombia: Assessing parent outcomes and perceptions across delivery modes. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 36, 165-175. https://doi.org/10.1177/1088357620986947
Maggin, D. & Hughes, M. T. (2021). Developing teacher leaders in special education: An administrator’s guide to building inclusive schools. Routledge.
Maggin, D., Hughes, M. T., Kumm, S., Passmore, A., & Scaletta, M. (2020). School administrators’ perspectives on special education teacher leadership. Journal of Special Education Leadership, 33(2), 78-89.
Tobon, G. & Hughes, M. T. (2020). Engaging Latino families as mathematicians. Mathematics Teacher: Learning and Teaching Pre-K–12, 113(3), 201-208.
Magaña, S., Hughes, M. T., Salkas, K., & Angarita, M. M. (2019). Adapting an education program for parents of children with autism from the United States to Colombia. Disabilities and the Global South, 5(1), 1603-1621.
Hughes, M. T. & Talbott, E. (Eds.) (2017). The Wiley handbook on diversity in special education. Wiley-Blackwell.
PhD, University of Miami, Reading and Learning Disabilities
MSEd, University of Miami, Elementary Education
BSEd, University of Miami, Early Childhood/Elementary Education