Ozalle Toms Assistant Professor

  • Office Location: Winther 5040
  • Phone: (262) 472-5813
  • Email: tomso@uww.edu
  • Department(s): Special Education
Ozalle Toms



  •  SPECED 325/760 Characteristics of Cognitive Disabilities, Learning Disabilities and Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities
  • SPECED 426/ 626 Introduction to Individual Diagnostic Assessment of Exceptional Educational Needs
  • SPECFLD 489A/B/CD Supervision of Student Teachers




  • Positive Behavioral Interventions for At-risk Youth
  • Culturally Diverse Instruction
  • Teacher Education



Toms, O.M., & Campbell-Whatley, G., (expected release fall 2014) Culturally Responsive Classrooms for Black Students. Sage Publications  (invited encyclopedia entry)

Fowler, C. H., Test, D. W., Cease-Cook, J., Toms, O., Bartholomew, A., & Scroggins, L.  (2014). Policy implications of high school reform on college and career readiness of youth with disabilities. Journal of Disability Policy Studies.         doi:10.1177/1044207313518072

Campbell-Whatley, G., O' Farrow, L., & Toms, O. (2012). Leadership in a Multicultural Setting   (Chapter 9). In G. Campbell- Whatley & J. Lyons (Eds.), Leadership Practices for Special and General Educators. Merrill-Prentice Hall, Columbus, Ohio.           

Campbell-Whatley, G.D., Lee, J., Toms, O., Wang, C. (2012). Student perceptions of diversity and campus climate: When students speak. New Waves Educational Research & Development, 15 (1), 3-22.



Instructional Strategies for Students with EBD


Strategies for Dealing with Aggression in the Classroom