Hawker Brownlow Education


David F. Bateman


Dr David F. Bateman is a professor in the Department of
Educational Leadership and Special Education at
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, where he teaches
courses about learning disabilities, special education and
special education law to future teachers and administrators. David has been a classroom teacher of students
with learning disabilities, behavioural disorders, intellectual
disabilities and hearing impairments. A former due process
hearing officer for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and pastpresident
of the Pennsylvania Council for Exceptional Children, he is public
policy chair of the Division for Learning Disabilities and is active in the
Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities in Washington, D.C. Dr. David has an MEd in special education from the College of William and Mary and a
PhD in special education from the University of Kansas. Using his background
as a teacher and a hearing officer, he works with school districts that have
been recently involved in litigation to help them move forward successfully.