Koryne C. Nnoli is an assistant research scientist who joined the Johns Hopkins University School of Education in 2022 as a fellow. Her work focuses on developing school readiness modules for early childhood providers across the state of Maryland around numeracy, literacy, and language development. Over the course of her profession, she has worked in public and non-public school settings, holding roles as a general education teacher, special education teacher, and preschool coordinator. She holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Capella University, a master’s degree in Special Education from Johns Hopkins University, and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Morgan State University. Her research interests include high-stakes assessments, play-based learning, family involvement and engagement, instructional practices in inclusive settings, collaboration and co-teaching, and special education for PreK through fifth grade.

Keywords: Special education; inclusion.