Dr. Jo Aukes
Title: Assist Prof of Education (Special Ed)
Office: Rasmussen Center 233
Jo is married with three grown children. In a past life, she was an elementary teacher in Minnesota and was a special education teacher in various school districts throughout Iowa. Today, Jo is an Assistant Professor of Education teaching Special Education courses at Grand View University.
- Elementary Education, Minnesota State University, Mankato
- Masters of Special Education, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa
- EdD in Educational Leadership with an emphasis in Behavioral Health, Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona
Start Date at Grand View
Areas of Expertise
- Special Education
- Behavioral Health
- Autism Spectrum Disorder
Research / Accomplishments
- Currently conducting research - Surveying Special Education teachers in Iowa on their knowledge and implementation of Evidence-Based Practices for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Questions & Answers
|What makes Grand View unique among other universities?
|I love the small class sizes here at Grand View, and I enjoy getting to know the students on an individual basis. Grand View's Education Department is committed to sending out empowered, culturally responsive, and resourceful teachers.
|What is your favorite part about working at Grand View?
|My favorite part about working at Grand View would have to be the students that are pursuing their Strategist I Endorsement. I love seeing the next generation of Special Education teachers raising to the challenge with such passion and love for their future students.