Nancy Norman

B.A. (UVic), Cert. in ASL and Deaf Studies (VCC), B.Ed. (UBC), M.A. (UBC), Ph.D. (UBC)
Phone: 604 599 2920
Surrey Office: Fir 332
Langley Office: L2204


Nancy Norman, Ph.D holds a B.A. in Psychology (University of Victoria), a B.Ed. in Teacher Education (University of British Columbia), a M.A. in Special Education—Deaf Education (University of British Columbia), a Ph.D. in Special Education (University of British Columbia), and a certificate in ASL and Deaf Studies (Vancouver Community College). She is a certified BC teacher, as well as a certified teacher of the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Over the past 20+ years, she has taught in independent and public schools throughout the Lower Mainland as both a classroom teacher (elementary) and as a district specialist teacher of the deaf and hard-of-hearing (K-12). Dr. Norman joined the EDAS program in 2008, where she instructs and conducts research in the areas of inclusion and mental health and well-being in school environments.

Courses taught

  • EDAS 1101(Including Diverse Learners in Schools)
  • EDAS 1105 (Supporting Learning in Schools)
  • EDAS 1131 (Interpersonal Communication)
  • EDAS 1161 (Change and Development: Childhood)
  • EDAS 1162 (Change and Development: Adolescence)
  • EDAS 1271/1371 (Practicum One & Two)
  • EDAS 1120 (Introduction to Practice and Positive Behaviour Support)
  • EDAS 1282 (Health and Personal Care)
  • EDAS 1305 (Overview of Curriculum for Inclusive Schools)

Areas of Interest

Social and emotional development of students who are at-risk and deaf education.