Director of Special Education Programs
College of Education
Dr. Moreno currently serves as the Director of Special Education Programs for Concordia University. Prior to joining Concordia University, Dr. Moreno served in the special education teacher preparation program at Portland State University since 2004. She has a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and a Master's of Science in Special Education. Her scholarly agenda includes the examination of early-career special education teacher practices, the support and staff development of paraeducators and the use of evidence-based strategies of school-age students with intellectual disabilities and autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Regina has over thirty-five years of experience in the field of special education. She has an expertise in the assessment and curriculum program development for children and youth with moderate to severe intellectual ASD. In addition to working with children and youth with disabilities, she has expert knowledge in working with school teams and families. She continues to provide consultative services to public schools and families in both Oregon and Washington States. Regina is a well-recognized leader in the field of special education and has unwavering commitment to the pursuit of an equitable and quality education for individuals with disabilities.