Quentin Wherfel

Quentin Wherfel

Assistant Professor

    Westlake Hall 244
    (309) 677-3187


Ph.D., Special Education – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Certificate of Advanced Study, Learning & Behavior Specialist-1 (LBS1) – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.Ed., Educational Leadership – National-Louis University
B.A., Music Education – Northeastern Illinois University


Dr. Wherfel teaches several undergraduate courses in the areas of assessment, instructional design, transition planning, and classroom management. In addition, he also teaches a variety of field experience courses. His current research focuses on access to the general education curriculum, effective teacher practices, and academic and behavioral interventions and supports for students with disabilities. He is an active member of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) including the Division for Learning Disabilities, Division of Emotional and Behavioral Health, and Teacher Education Division. Dr. Wherfel strives to instill in his students the confidence and skills they need to be effective and vibrant teacher-leaders.