B.S. Old Dominion University (1990), Elementary/Middle Education, Teaching Licenses: Elementary Education (K-6), Middle Level Math (6-8), Middle Level Science (6-8), Middle Level Social Studies (6-8), Middle Level Language Arts (6-8)
M.S.Ed. Old Dominion University (1993), Special Education, Teaching License: Cross-Categorical Special Education (K-12)
Ph.D., Marquette University (2001), Curriculum and Instruction
Special Education Processes and Procedures
Evidence-Based Instruction: Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
Assistive and Augmentative Technology
Effective Teaching Strategies
Kode, K. (2011). "Five things every new teacher needs to know about classroom management." Middle Ground 14, no. 1.
Kode K. & Knurr, D. (2008). "Money matters: Fiscal responsibility." Middle Ground 11, no.3.
Kode, K. (2002). Elizabeth Farrell and the History of Special Education. Council for Exceptional Children: Arlington, VA.
Book Reviewer, Middle Ground, Association for Middle Level Education
Manuscript Reviewer, Science and Children, National Science Teachers Association
Co-advisor, York College's Student Education Association