Christina Sigrid Schoch

Dr. Christina Schoch is an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies at the University of Arizona. Dr. Schoch prepares teachers to work with children with visual impairments (TVI). She teaches the low vision course and in the past the Methods and Literary Braille Courses.  Dr. Schoch earned her bachelor’s degree in Elementary and Special Education from the University of Arizona. She also earned her Master’s degree and Doctorate degree in Special Education and Visual Impairments from the University of Arizona. Her dissertation topic focused on teacher variations when administering math graphic questions to students with visual impairments.

Dr. Schoch has worked in the field of special education for 30 years ranging from Early Intervention through high school level. In addition to a certification in Visual Impairment, she is also certified in Specific Learning Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities and Elementary Education.

In addition, Dr. Schoch has been a coordinating teacher for numerous university interns from the TVI program. She has also supervised university interns in a variety of educational settings. Dr. Schoch has presented guest lectures at the university on standardized testing for VI students, tactual graphics and literary braille. Dr. Schoch is also an adjunct professor at George Mason University and teaches an Introduction to Visual Impairment class for the VI teacher preparation program in Fairfax, Virginia.