Karee Orellana, Ed.D.

Karee OrellanaAssistant Professor of Special Education

Office: 300 Stanton Street, 2nd Floor

Phone: (618) 537-6552


Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction with a Concentration in Special Education, Tennessee State University

M.Ed., Special Education (Severe and Profound Disabilities), Middle Tennessee State University

B.S., Special Education, Auburn University

Personal Quote

"Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it you will land among the stars." ~ Les Brown


MTSU Person Who Makes a Difference, 2009, 2010 & 2011

OWLs (Older Wiser Learners) Professor Award Nominee, Middle Tennessee State University, 2009

Research Interest

Students with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism

Positive Behavior Supports for Students with Low-Incident Disabilities

International Special Education


The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD)

Division of Teacher Education (TED)


Technology Advisory Committee, McKendree University