Jayne McGuire

Special Education Program Leader & Professor

Jayne McGuire is a professor at Cal Poly Humboldt. She teaches in the Recreation Administration, Adapted Physical Education, Special Education and College Faculty Preparation programs. Jayne is passionate about inclusion in the classroom and in the community. During her career, she has as served as a special educator, a therapeutic recreation specialist, an executive director of an accessible adventure organization, and a Special Olympics coach and researcher. Dr. McGuire has published articles, book chapters, a text book and presented nationally/internationally on inclusion, universal design for learning, and self-determination. Jayne is actively involved with faculty development at Humboldt and regularly collaborates with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and the Student Disability Resource Center. She is also a Fulbright Scholar who worked with the University of West Indies, in Trinidad and Tobago during the spring semester 2017.