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Ruth Meed

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Division of Teacher Education
School of Education

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Education

  • MS, Biblical Counseling, Bob Jones University
  • MAT, Multi-Categorical Special Education, Bob Jones University
  • BA, Biblical Studies, Washington Bible College - Capital Bible Seminary

Courses Taught

  • Behavior Management (Exc 453)
  • Characteristics: Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (Exc 313)
  • Family, Community & School Collaboration (Exc 410)
  • Materials & Methods: Mild Disabilities (Exc 322)
  • Teaching Math: Mild Disabilities (Exc 451)

About Ruth

Miss Ruth Evelyn Meed brings 24 years of experience engaging in the lives of young people ranging in age from 5-24 with varied educational ability. Her work includes 5 years of camp counseling, 7 years in residential homes for abused and neglected children in Canada and the USA, and 9 years teaching students with special learning challenges in public and private schools in South Carolina. Born in Ethiopia to missionary parents, her multicultural perspective adds world color to the Bob Jones University Faculty.  Having lived in 3 countries, 2 provinces and 3 states, she brings a rich store of world teaching experience to the classroom.   Ruth has a certificate in Biblical studies from New Brunswick Bible Institute, a Bachelor of Arts in Counseling from Washington Bible College, a Masters of Arts in Teaching Special Education from Bob Jones University and and a Master’s of Science in Counseling from Bob Jones University.  She was certified in Strategies of Limiting Violent Episodes(SOLVE) through the New Hampshire Group Home Association, has training in DISTAR Instruction for Reading and Written Expression, and is a member of the Counsel for Exceptional Children (CEC).  Her teaching certification from the State of South Carolina is Highly Qualified, Multi-Categorical, Learning Disabilities, and Emotional Disabilities (K-12).

She serves on the special education faculty teaching junior and senior level special education methods courses and advising special education majors.  She also teaches part time at Bob Jones Academy, keeping her university courses alive and current with issues in teaching.  She serves on the Learning Resource Committee for BJA and has contributed to the development of the Individual Education Plan documents for BJA as well as consulting with parents and teachers regarding students with learning needs in the community and across the country and in Canada. Most recently, she has presented workshops on Behavior Management in Canada,  and a simulation at several venues including the South Carolina Association of Christian Schools conference,the BJU Press Exchange Conference, and forums at BJU.  The simulation, Understanding and Teaching Students Who Learn Differently, helps parents and teachers to experience first-hand the struggles faced by the exceptional learners they teach.