Lois Mae Vaughan-Hussain

Lois Mae  Vaughan-Hussain
Adjunct Faculty - Special Education

College of Education

Office Hours: By Appointment.

313-680-4393 (Cell)


Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Doctoral Student 

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Educational Specialist

Endorsement: General and Special Education Administration

Approvals: Central Office Administration, Special Education Director & Supervisor

Masters of Education

Endorsement:  Cognitive Impairments and Transitional Specialist

Bachelor of Science:

Certification:  Secondary Education:  Social Sciences


 Lois Vaughan-Hussain has developed a reputation for delivering powerful, engaging workshops and presentations on specialized services and instruction.  Ms. Vaughan-Hussain is a former secondary teacher and special education supervisor for Detroit Public Schools.  In her current role as a Special Education Compliance Consultant for Wayne County RESA, she provides hands-on support to teachers and administrators with the maintenance of compliance in special education policies and instructional strategies that support the academic and behavioral growth of students with disabilities.  Her expertise is in the areas of Special Education policies and procedures, the delivery of appropriate service models for students with disabilities, and instructional models, interventions, and strategies that work for all learners.  Lois is a graduate of Wayne State University, holding a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education, Masters of Science in Special Education, and an Educational Specialist certificate in General and Special Education Administration.  Currently, Lois is a Wayne State doctoral student focusing on educational policies that influence the provisions of special education programs and services.



Area Of Expertise

  • The Provisions of Special Education Programs and Services
  • Specially Design Instruction for Students with Disabilities 
  • IDEA and MARSE


Research Interests

  • Inclusive Education
  • Effective Instructional Practices
  • Disability Studies in Education
  • Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 

Courses Taught

  • SED 5110 - Introduction to Cognitive Impairment and Educational Interventions
  • SED 5030 - The Education of Exceptional Children
  • SED 5060 - Developing Observation and Assessment Skills