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Esteves, Kelli

Assoc Professor - Education
College of Education


Jordan Hall - 108B

Academic/Professional/Personal Focus

Areas of Expertise
Special Education, Response to Intervention, Children's Literature

Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)
Recent books and articles:  

La réponse à l'intervention: Un modèle efficace de différenciation (2012), Chenelière Éducation, book co-authored with Elizabeth Whitten and Alice Woodrow, translated by D. Demers (Original work published in 2009); Audiobooks for Students with Reading Disabilities (2011), Reading Horizons Journal, article co-authored with Elizabeth Whitten; The Unexpressive Reader (2011), Michigan Reading Journal, article co-authored with Sara Rothenthaler; RTI Success: Proven Tools and Strategies for Schools and Classrooms (2009), Free Spirit Publishing Inc., book co-authored with Elizabeth Whitten and Alice Woodrow

Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)
Developmental Theory and Application in Education, Children's Literature, Introduction to the Profession of Teaching, Collaboration and Consultation with Stakeholders, Assessment in Special Education


Hope College, BA in Learning Disabilities; Western Michigan University, MA in Teaching Children with Visual Impairments; Western Michigan University, EdD in Special Education

Michigan Elementary Professional Teaching Certificate, Specialized Endorsements in Learning Disabilities & Visual Impairments

Association Memberships (professional/educational)
International Reading Association; Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development; Kappa Delta Pi

Professional Experience
Literacy Specialist, Special Education Teacher, Education Consultant