Nancy Murray, Ed.D., Interim Dean - School of Education | Fitchburg State University
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Faculty Directory » Nancy L. Murray


Office Hours:

Semester: FALL 2020

Office Information:

Room Number: MCK B128
Phone: 978.665.3530

Courses Taught:

Strategies in Reading Instruction and Assessment of Reading (SPED 2800)
Science and Social Studies for Students with and Without Disabilities (SPED 2880)
Students with Emotional and Autism Spectrum Disorders (SPED 2950)
Reading in Special Education (SPED 3550)
Curriculum and Assessment in Reading and Language Arts (SPED 8016)
Emotional, Behavioral, and Autism Spectrum Disorders (SPED 8008)
Practicum, Moderate Disabilities (SPED 8963)
Working with Children with ASD in the Inclusive Classroom


Ed.D., University of Massachusetts Lowell (Language Arts and Literacy)
M.Ed., Fitchburg State University (Young Children with Special Needs)
Bachelors degree, Fitchburg State University (Special Education and Elementary Education)

Research Interests:

Creating Environments and Cultures Conducive to Learning for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Current Projects:

Writing a book for teachers and parents that focuses on working with children with autism spectrum disorders

Representative Publications:

Murray, N.L. (2008). Exploring the Relationship Between Early Interventions and Reading Comprehension Skills in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders. ProQuest LLC.

Professional Affiliations:

IRA - International Reading Association
CEC - Council for Exceptional Children
NCTM - National Council for Teaching Mathematics