William Wood, EdD

  • Assistant Professor of Education
  • Prgm Coord for Compos Sci (4-8 and 7-12) (Tch Cert), Life Sci (7-12) (Tch Cert)
  • Prgm Coord for Phys Sci (6-12) (Tch Cert), Soc Studies (4-8) (Tch Cert)
  • Prgm Coord for Compos Soc Studies (7-12) (Tch Cert), ELA and Rdg (4-8 and 7-12) (Tch Cert)
  • Prgm Coord Hist (7-12) (Tch Cert), Span (EC-12) (UG) (Tch Cert), Kin with EC-12 Phys Ed (Tch Cert)
  • Prgm Coord EC-12 Art (Tch Cert), Math (4-8 and 7-12) (Tch Cert), and Special Ed Leadership (EdD)


  • EdD, Professional Leadership, University of Houston
  • MEd, Special Education, University of Houston – Victoria
  • Master of Public Administration, University of Texas – San Antonio
  • BA, Political Science, University of Texas – San Antonio

Courses Taught

  • Growth Abnormalities Identification and Evaluation and Evaluation in Early Childhood
  • Diagnostic and Prescriptive Teaching for Exceptional Children
  • Teaching Methodology for the Secondary Teacher
  • Teaching Strategies in Special Education

Teaching Focus

Dr. Wood specializes in special education leadership and teaching methods.

Research Interests and Publications

  • autism spectrum disorder
  • special education programs and interventions
  • special education leadership

Previous Academic Positions

Adjunct Professor, 2017-2019

Additional Information

Dr. Wood teaches undergraduate and graduate courses at HBU. His doctoral work included studies of intervention responses and the identification of specific learning disabilities in elementary students. Prior to HBU, he served as a teacher, coach, campus administrator, and central office administrator in Texas public schools.

Dr. Wood’s doctoral work included studies related response to intervention and the identification of specific learning disabilities in elementary students.

Dr. Wood and his wife, Claudia, have been married for 22 years and have two children. They are parishioners of St. Faustina Catholic Church in Fulshear, Texas. Both Dr. and Mrs. Wood have served as Extraordinary Ministers of the Holy Eucharist and currently serve as Catechists for junior high school students.