Harvey Rude, Ed.D.
Professor of Special Education
School of Special Education
College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
University of Northern Colorado
Greeley, CO 80639
Research Interests and Specializations:
Teacher Quality, Special Education Leadership/Management Effectiveness, Systems of Accountability, Teacher Leadership, Policy Studies, Consensus and Negotiation Skills, Professional Development Systems, Strategic Thinking and Planning, Native American Education, Systems Change and Adoption of Innovations
- Ed.D. University of Northern Colorado, 1982, Special Education /Educational Leadership
- M.A. University of Northern Colorado, 1974, Special Education : Mental Retardation
- B.S.Ed. Minnesota State University, 1973, Special Education/Physical Education
- Rude, H. A. & Vogel, L. R. (in press). Native American Innovative Leadership: Epistemologies and Motivations. In Aguilera, D., Begaye, T., and Tippeconnic, J. (Eds.), Native Epistemologies. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press.
- Vogel, L. R., & Rude, H. A. (2010). Native American Educational Leader Preparation: The Design and Delivery of an Online Interdisciplinary Licensure Program Addressing Cultural Educational Needs and Challenges. Educational Considerations, 38(1),
- Anttila, J., & Rude, H. A. (2010). Under-represented groups in gifted education: A logic model program evaluation case study. In J. A. Castellano (Ed.). A kaleidoscope of special populations in gifted education. Austin, TX: Prufrock Press.
- Omdal, S. N., Rude, H. A., Betts, G. T., & Toy, R. (2010). American Indian students: Balancing western and native giftedness. In J. A. Castellano (Ed.). A kaleidoscope of special populations in gifted education. Austin, TX: Prufrock Press.
- Rude, H. A. & Omdal, S. O. (2009). Native American perspectives on giftedness: Walking in beauty while scaling the heights. In N. L. Hafenstein (Ed.), Perspectives in gifted education: Diverse gifted learners. (pp. 83-109). Denver, CO: Ricks Institute for the Development of Gifted Education.
- Rude, H. A., & Whetstone, P. J. (2008). Ethical practices in special education. Rural Special Education Quarterly,27(1/2), 10-18.
- Rude, H. A. & Vogel, L. R. (2007). Native American innovative leadership project. In H. A. Rude (Ed.), Proceedings of the Second Annual Colorado Consortium of Special Education Teacher Educators Institute (pp. 24-32). Denver, CO: Colorado Department of Education.
- Rude, H. A., Ramakka, V., Benally, E., Young, V., Webb, T., and Gorman-Keith, T. (2007). Educating minds and moving mountains: Guiding American Indian students to become teachers. Native American Review. 12(4), 22-28.
- Bowen, S. K., & Rude, H. A. (2006). Assessment and students with disabilities: Issues and challenges with educational reform. Rural Special Education Quarterly, 25(3), 24-30.
- Conroy, P. W., Rude, H. A. & Phillips, J. S. (2006). Rural challenges to educating English Language Learners with visual impairments. Rural Special Education Quarterly, 25(4), 16-24.
- Rude, H.A. & Ferrell, K. A. (2006). Online delivery of programs in low-incidence disabilities and special education administration to meet statewide and national needs. In B. Collins, B. Ludlow, and R. Menlove (Eds.), Online instruction for distance education delivery: Preparing special educators in and for rural areas. Morgantown, WV: American Council on Rural Special Education.
- Rude, H. A., Paolucci-Whitcomb, P. E., & Comerford, S. (2005). Ethical leadership: Supporting human rights and diversity. Rural Special Education Quarterly, 24(4), 26-31.
- Scheffel, D. L., Rude, H. A., & Bole, P. T. (2005). Avoiding special education litigation in rural school districts. Rural Special Education Quarterly, 24(4), 3-8.
- Rude, H., Jackson, L., Correa, S., Luckner, J., Ferrell, K., & Muir, S. (2005). Perceived needs of students with low-incidence disabilities. Rural Special Education Quarterly, 24(2), 3-14.
- Purcell, L. J., East, B., & Rude, H. A. (2005). Administrative perspectives on the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLBA) for students with disabilities in rural settings. Rural Special Education Quarterly, 24(1), 27-31.
- Professional Development Leadership Academy, Montana Office of Public Instruction, Helena, Montana.
- Special Education Directors’ Academy, Colorado Department of Education, Denver, Colorado.
- Disability Support Services for University Systems, Thailand Commission on Higher Education, Bangkok, Thailand.
- Graduate Preparation of Special Education Intervention Specialists, U. S. Office of Special Education Programs, Washington, DC.
- Disability Support Services Project, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
- Four Corners Para-professional Special Education Project, U.S. Office of Indian Education, Washington, DC.
- Native American Innovative Leadership Project, U.S. Office of Indian Education, Washington, DC.
- Navajo Nation Teacher Education Consortium, Department of Diné Education, The Navajo Nation, Window Rock, Arizona.