Dr. Suzanne Stolz Inducted into the Susan M. Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame

Suzanne Stolz
begin quoteMentoring is a responsibility, a solid way to build community, and a means to continue learning. It is a way to show gratitude to those who have supported my journey and a way to practice and model interdependence.

Suzanne Stolz, EdD, Assistant Professor of Special Education in the Department of Learning and Teaching was recently selected as an inductee into the Susan M. Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame. Dr. Stolz was one of 32 individuals honored for excellence in mentoring and disability inclusion. The Susan M. Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame, named after Daniels who devoted her life to improving the lives of individuals with disabilities, was established to honor those who are making a significant difference in the lives of youth and adults with disabilities through mentoring.

At USD, Dr. Stolz has led many workshops on Universal Design for Learning, advises the student group Alliance of Disability Advocates, and directs the Johnson Fellows Program, supporting local teachers in leading inclusion efforts in K-12 schools. Dr. Stolz is a former high school English teacher, administrator, and leader of disability programs, she has expertise in online instruction, curriculum design, school culture, inclusive education, and disability studies. She has presented her research related to the identity development of students with disabilities at national and international conferences. 


Corinna Lewis