Dr. Lisa Sanetti publishes a new article about how to improve classroom management


Dr. Lisa Sanetti Kathleen M. Williamson


Dr. Lisa Sanetti and Dr. Kathleen Williamson, a Neag alumnus, published a new article on classroom management practices and fidelity.

Sanetti, L. M. H., Williamson, K. M., Long, A. C. J., Kratochwill, T. R. (2017). Increasing in-service teacher implementation of classroom management practices through consultation, implementation planning, and participant modeling. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions.

Please click here for more information.

CBER’s Drs. George Sugai, Jen Freeman, Brandi Simonsen, and Tamika La Salle publish an article as co-authors.


Sugai, Freeman, Simonsen, La Salle


CBER’s George Sugai, Jen Freeman, Brandi Simonsen, and Tamika La Salle recently published an article as co-authors.

Sugai, G., Freeman, J., Simonsen, B., La Salle, T., & Fixsen, D. (2017). National climate change: Doubling down on our precision and emphasis on prevention and behavioral sciences. Report on Emotional Behavioral Disorders in Youth, 17(3), 58-63.

Congratulations and thank you for your contributions!

Dr. Allison Lombardi publishes three articles with Neag faculty, students, and alumni


Dr. Allison Lombardi


Dr. Allison Lombardi recently published three new articles. Neag faculty (Neag Associate Dean- Joe Madaus), current students (Laura Kern and Jennifer Kowitt), and alumni (Lyman Dukes, Nick Gelbar, and Yan Wei) also contributed as coauthors. Congratulations and thank you all for your contributions!

Lombardi, A. R., Izzo, M. V., Gelbar, N., Murray, A., Buck, A., Johnson, V., Hsiao, J., Wei, Y., & Kowitt, J. (2017). Leveraging information technology literacy to enhance college and career readiness for secondary students with disabilities. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 46, 389-397.

Dukes, L. L., Madaus, J. W., Faggella-Luby, M., Lombardi, A., & Gelbar, N. (2017). PASSing college: A taxonomy for students with disabilities in postsecondary education. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 30(2), 111-122.


Dr. Lindsay Fallon awarded an IES Early Career Development and Mentoring Competition grant with Dr. George Sugai as her primary mentor!



Dr. Lindsay Fallon george-sugai


Dr. Lindsay Fallon, a former CBER student researcher and current professor at UMass Boston was just awarded an IES Early Career Development and Mentoring Competition grant with Dr. George Sugai as her primary mentor. These are highly competitive grants that require early career scholars to delineate both original research as well as a strong mentorship plan. Please see her abstract below.

Congratulations, Dr. Fallon and Dr. Sugai!



Northeast Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports training-of-trainers (NEPBIS TOT)


The first and second Northeast Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports training-of-trainers (NEPBIS TOT) cohorts are underway! We are now accepting applications for cohort 3! This NEPBIS TOT will consist of a combination of training events, supported training activities, and participation in an ongoing network of support.

Please see the recruitment flyer and application materials below. When you have collected your materials and are ready to apply use the electronic application link below. We will begin reviewing applications June 15th.

Click here to apply for cohort 3!

2017-2018 Training Dates

Endorsed Trainer’s Summit:

  • July 27

Cohort 2 Returning Trainers:

  • Day 1: October 4
  • Day 2: February 28
  • Day 3: June 6

Cohort 3 Trainers: 

  • Days 1-2: October 3-4
  • Days 3-4: February 27-28
  • Days 5-6: June 5-6


CBER’s 7th Graduate Research Symposium

CBER Graduate Research Symposium – 

Current Opportunities and Challenges in the Field of Education


U.S. Senator Chris Murphy



Catherine Holahan of Education Counsel


Time: Friday, May 12, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Location: UConn Storrs campus Gentry Building, Room 144


08:30-09:30 Registration, Brunch, and Poster Session Presentations
09:30-10:00 Welcoming remarks
10:00-10:30 Senator Chris Murphy and Cathy Holahan share remarks
10:30-11:00 Q&A with Senator Chris Murphy and Cathy Holahan
11:00-11:15 Break/Transition
(Catering has box lunches set up in atrium)
11:15-12:30 Lunch and Poster Session

There will also be a poster session featuring graduate students’ research efforts and results. Please submit your poster here by Friday 4/28.  The event is free to attend.  Breakfast and lunch are included. Each guest will need to register individually.

Questions? Email nancy.gianetti@uconn.edu