Biography

Areas of Professional Interest:
Building resiliency in children through positive behavior supports and early literacy initiatives

Development of consultation relationships to support system-wide implementation of effective practices

Use of meta-analysis for single case design methodology

Scientist-practitioner Model: Producing, consuming & critiquing applied research that contributes to supporting evidenced-based practices

Collaborative, Eco-behavioral Problem Solving Model: Developing interpersonal relationships that support person-centered planning, prevention, data based decision-making and a systematic procedure to approach to problem situations

Behavioral, Systems and Social-Cognitive Theories: informing practice and scholarship based on the shared underlying assumptions of functionality, implementation integrity, intervention acceptability, service efficacy and social and cultural validity

Research Interests

  • Early Childhood
  • Teacher Education/Development

Courses Taught

Number

Name

Level

EDUC 0817

Youth Cultures

Undergraduate

SPSY 9788

Seminar on Children with Low Incidence Disabilities

Graduate

ECED 3298

Assessment in Early Childhood Education

Undergraduate