Penny Cox 

Clinical Professor; Associate Director; Graduate Coordinator

Penny Cox





P. O. Box 117050
Gainesville, FL 32611


Dr. Cox's work in the School of Special Education, School Psychology, and Early Childhood Studies centers on program development and implementation. She has lead development of on campus and online programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels and also advises students in programs that are ongoing.
Dr. Cox also serves SESPECS as Associate Director and Graduate Coordinator providing faculty and students support related to School, COE, and Graduate School requirements and processes.


  • School of Special Education School Psychology and Early Childhood Studies

Research Interests

Special Education, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Quality, Technology


  • Ph.D. - University of Florida, 2001, Special Education
  • M. Ed. - University of North Florida, 1995, Special EducationB.A.E. - University of North Florida, 1981, Special Education

Professional Appointments

  • Graduate Coordinator, Special Education, University of Florida

Activities and Honors

  • Member of Council for Exceptional Children, Teacher Education Division