Jeanine Marie Coleman

Clinical Associate Professor

Professional Biography

Dr. Jeanine Coleman is part of the Teaching & Learning Sciences departement. She is the Clinical Assistant Professor in the Early Childhood Special Education program. Jeanine has an MS in Early Childhood Special Education and she received her PhD from the University of Denver in the Child, Family & School Psychology program. She has served as a teacher, advocate, and interventionist for very young children with special needs and their families across the state. She worked on the Early Childhood Team in the Lieutenant Governor’s office under Dr. Barbara O’Brien and has worked for Head Start, Adams County Five Star Schools, Fisher Early Learning Center, and Denver Public Schools. Jeanine consults with school districts across Colorado and other states on the Transdisciplinary Play-Based Assessment and Intervention process. Her research interests include families with children with neurodevelopmental disorders, assessments methods for young children, and working with families going through the early intervention/special education processes.


  • Ph.D., Child, Family & School Psychology, University of Denver, 2010
  • MS, Early Childhood Special Education, Southern Illinois University, 1992
  • BA, Education, University of Missouri, 1990

Licensure / Accreditations

  • Colorado Professional Teacher License