Michael Coyne will be featured presenter at two upcoming events: A conference sponsored by the The Dyslexia Foundation, “Dyslexia & Literacy: Differences within Differences” on October 13 at the Harvard Medical School, and a conference sponsored by the Connecticut Council for Educational Reform, “Leading for Literacy” October 10 in Rocky Hill.
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.
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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. George Sugai co-wrote an article- Educators must teach civility, inclusiveness. Please read the article here.
Dr. Lisa Sanetti was recently named a fellow to the American Psychological Association’s Division 16 (Division of School Psychology). Congratulations, Dr. Sanetti!
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, 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!
News articles and photos from CBER’s 7th Graduate Research Symposium are now available. Please see here for an article on the Chronicle and here for another article on the Daily Campus. More photos are also available on Neag’s Facebook page.
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:
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 Graduate Research Symposium –
Current Opportunities and Challenges in the Field of Education
Time: Friday, May 12, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: UConn Storrs campus Gentry Building, Room 144
||Registration, Brunch, and Poster Session Presentations
||Senator Chris Murphy and Cathy Holahan share remarks
||Q&A with Senator Chris Murphy and Cathy Holahan
(Catering has box lunches set up in atrium)
||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.
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