Kate Richmond MacLeod, Ph.D.

Kate Richmond MacLeod, Ph.D.

Kate MacLeod, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Special Education at the University of Maine at Farmington and founder and consultant at Inclusive Schooling. Her teaching, research, writing, and consulting are guided by a passion for inclusive education and social justice. Kate is a former high school special education teacher in New York City and now works with administrators, educators, and families around the country to create more inclusive practices for all students. Kate’s research and writing are focused on understanding the culture of inclusive schools, inclusive school reform, and best teaching practices for supporting students with diverse and complex support needs. She is the author of two books about inclusive education and she has published articles in educational research and practitioner journals. Kate lives in Maine with her husband, two dogs, a cat, and a flock of chickens.