Professor of Special Education
The Elizabeth Forsyth Professor of the School of Education and Human Development
Dr. Glenn Buck is the Elizabeth Forsyth Professor of Education and Human Development at University of Lynchburg, where his primary duties include teaching courses in the area of Special Education-General Curriculum (SE-GE) and Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) and supervising interns.
In addition to his work at University of Lynchburg, he was employed as the Executive Director for Elizabeth’s Early Learning Center (2007-2009), a local program that serves approximately 110 children from culturally and economically diverse backgrounds.
Dr. Buck has been active in the development of an ongoing teacher training program in St. Lucia (a University of Lynchburg and Ministry of Education Partnership that was established in 2003, and funded by the World Bank, the Jessie Ball duPont Foundation, the citizens of St. Lucia, and University of Lynchburg).
Dr. Buck holds an advocate position in the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA), and he serves as a consulting editor for the Remedial and Special Education Journal. He is a frequent speaker at regional teacher in-service programs, and at state and national conferences. His areas of expertise include Response-to-Intervention (RTI), effective behavior management, special education policy, and multicultural education.
As a side-line, Dr. Buck performs with local jazz bands (keyboard and saxophone). He earned degrees from Nazareth College of Rochester, Vanderbilt University, and the University of Florida. In addition, he has done supplementary coursework at the State University of New York-Oswego and Utica College.