Dr. Penelope Keough


  • California Association of Professors of Special Education
  • Chinese American Scholars Association
  • California Association on Teacher Education
  • Delta Kappa Gamma – Delta Phi
  • World Council for Curriculum and Instruction

Honors and Awards

  • 2010, Distinguished Professor Award from Dean
  • 2001, Teacher of the Month: Special Education Department
  • 1969, Magna Cum Laude graduate
  • 1965, Future Teachers of America, Scholarship award
  • 1965, Bank of America Achievement Award: Liberal Arts


  • Dickenson, P., Keough, P., & Courduff, J.. (2017). Preparing Pre-Service Teachers for the Inclusive Classroom.
  • Pacis, D., Keough, P. Sytsma, C.. (2016). A Review of Grade Appeals Informing Productivity and Efficiency in Teaching. Increasing Productivity and Efficiency in Online T. 64-82.
  • Keough, P. & Pacis, D.. (2016). Best Practices Implementing Special Education Curriculum and Common Core State Standards using UDL. Increasing Productivity and Efficiency in Online T. 107-123.
  • Keough, P. D.. (2005). Factors in the Family and School Affecting Children's Qualification for Special Education Services. California School of Professional Psychology: Proq.
  • Keough, Et Al.. (n.d.). Educational Achievement and Satisfaction through Generations. International Journal of Business and Social Scien, 3(21): 57-62.


  • Keough, P. (2018-07-01). Ethical Problem Solving and Decision Making. Conference presented at the World Council on Curriculum and Instruction, Rome, Italy.
  • Keough, P. (2018-01-04). A Heuristic Model for Clinical Practice Supervision at a Private Non-Profit University. Conference presented at the Hawaiian International Education Conference, Honolulu, HI.
  • Keough, P. (2017-01-01). U.S. Media's Impact on Children During an Election Year. Conference presented at the Hawaiian International Education Conference, Honolulu, HI.
  • Keough, P. (2015-04-01). Faculty Perceptions of Teaching and Advising as it Relates to University Expectations. Paper presented at the Society of Professors of Education, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Keough, P. (2013-01-01). Educational Justice for Students with Disabilities: Are African American Males Served Properly?. Paper presented at the , Redlands, California.
Penelope Keough

Contact Information

Dr. Penelope Keough

College: Sanford College of Education

Department: Special Education

[email protected]

(858) 642-8324

Torrey Pines South Campus


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