Patricia Barbetta

Associate Professor

Teaching and Learning

Office: ZEB 235

Phone: 305-348-2835


Specialty: Special Education

Patricia M. Barbetta served as a teacher, program supervisor and education director during her 11 years at a school in Pennsylvania for students with emotional and behavioral disorders. She has numerous publications in special education journals and has been awarded multiple federal, state and local grants (nearly $9.8 million as of Fall 2016).

Research Areas

  • Instructional strategies for students with disabilities
  • Assistive and instructional technologies