Presentations

2016

Boyle, A., Collier-Meek, M. A., & Sanetti, L. M. H. (2016, February). Assessing classroom management implementation through direct observation and teacher surveys. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of National Association of School Psychologists, New Orleans, LA.

Boyle, A., Dobey, L., Williamson, K. M., Collier-Meek, M. A., & Sanetti, L. M. H. (2016, February). Supporting classroom management in physical education classrooms. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of National Association of School Psychologists, New Orleans, LA.

Chafouleas, S. M., & Briesch, A. M. (2016, August). State-level priorities in school-based policies and initiatives in assessment of behavior. In J. Splett (Chair) Accessing Behavioral Health Services: School-Based Examples of Research, Policy and Implementation. Symposium presented the 124th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

Chafouleas, S. M., & Briesch, A. M. (2016, April). National exploration of state-level priorities in school-based behavior policies and initiatives. Paper presented the annual conference for the Council for Exceptional Children, St. Louis, MO.

Ciullo, S., Kearns, D. M., Lemons, C. J., & Zumeta Edmonds, R. (2016, April). “Do this, not that!,” Part 2: Differentiating tier 2 and tier 3 interventions. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children. St Louis, MO.

Collier-Meek, M. A., Sanetti, L. M. H., & Boyle, A. (2016, February). Barriers to implementation: Implications for intervention development and support. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of National Association of School Psychologists, New Orleans, LA.

Collier-Meek, M. A., Johnson, A. H., Brodsky, L., Gould, K. DeFouw, E., Silva, M., & Sanetti, L. M. H. (2016, February). Evaluating system-wide influences to intervention implementation. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of National Association of School Psychologists, New Orleans, LA

Coyne, M. D. (2016, April). Recommendations for Replication Research in Special Education: A Framework of Systematic, Conceptual Replications. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children, St. Louis, MO.

Coyne, M. D. (2016, February). Working in the Weeds: Implementing Beginning Reading Supports in High Need Schools. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the British Dyslexia Association, Oxford, England.

Coyne, M. D., Burns, D., & McGurl, C. (2016, February).  Working in the Weeds: Implementing MTSS Reading-Supports in Priority Schools.  Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the National Association of School Psychologists, New Orleans, LA.

Coyne, M. D. (2016, February). Recommendations for Replication Research in Special Education: A Framework of Systematic, Conceptual Replications. Paper presented at the Pacific Coast Research Conference, San Diego, CA.

Crovello, N. J., Chafouleas, S. M., Johnson, A. H. (2016, February). Examination of the Usability of the DBR Training Module. Poster presentation at the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA.

DiOrio, R., Bray, M. A., Kehle, T. J., Sanetti, L., & Gallucci, J. (February, 2016).  Video self modeling for autism.  Poster accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, New Orleans, LA.

Dooley, K., Kern, L., Freeman, J., Simonsen, B., (March 2016). Practices to Prevent or Reduce the Use of Crisis Procedures. Presented at the 13th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support. San Francisco.

Fallon, L. M. & Sanetti, L. M. H. (2016, March). Consulting with families to implement behavioral interventions at home with fidelity. Paper presented at the International Conference on Positive Behavior Support.

Fallon, L. M., & Sanetti, L. M. H. (2016, February). Direct training to increase teacher adherence to an instructional intervention. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of National Association of School Psychologists, Washington, DC.

Freeman, J., Kern, L., Swain-Bradway, J., (March 2016). PBIS in High School: Reaching Fidelity and Enhancing Tier 1. Presented at the 13th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support. San Francisco.

Freeman, J., & Simonsen, B. (2016, October). Systems to support teachers’ implementation of PBIS in the classroom. Lecture presented at PBIS National Implementer’s Forum, Rosemont, IL.

Fuchs, D. Fuchs, L. S., Peng, P., Miller, A., Gilbert, J., Compton, D. L., Kearns, D. M., Patton III, S., & Elleman, A. (2016, July). First grade reading and math study. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading. Porto, Portugal.

Gordon, L., Wilkinson, S., VanLone, J., Kowitt, J., Byun, S. B., Freeman, J., & Simonsen, B. (2016, March). A systematic literature review: Self-Management Interventions in Social Behavior and Reading for Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders. Poster presented at the 13th International Association of Positive Behavior Support Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Howard, D., & Olinghouse, N. G. (2016, April). IELTS and TOEFL: A comparison of writing tasks and evaluation criteria. Poster presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the New England Educational Research Organization, Harborside, Portsmouth, NH.

Jagaiah, T., Olinghouse, N.G., Petsche, A.,Wilson, J., & Stewart, K. (2016, April). International tests of English language: Alignment between what is tested and what is evaluated. Paper presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the New England Educational Research Organization, Harborside, Portsmouth, NH.

Johnson, A. H., Miller, F. G., Chafouleas, S. M., Riley-Tillman, T. C., Fabiano, G. A., & Welsh, M. E. (2016, February). Evaluating the technical adequacy of DBR-SIS in tri-annual behavioral screening. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of National Association of School Psychologists, New Orleans, LA.

Kearns, D. M. (2016, July). Morphological awareness, decoding, and polysyllabic word reading: Relation with reading comprehension in Grade 2 students. In M. A. Wilson & S. H. Deacon (Chairs), The role of morphology in language acquisition and literacy development across languages. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading. Porto, Portugal.

Kearns, D. M. (2016, May). Three ways to sail smoothly toward literacy success. Presented to the Southern Connecticut State University Literacy Conference. New Haven, CT: Southern Connecticut State University.

Kearns, D. M. (2016, April). How I do research that reflects the needs of real schools. In: Lembke, E., McMaster, K. L., Powell, S. R., & Kearns, D. M., CEC-DR Showcase: Real school problems and research-based solutions: Lessons from the field. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children. St Louis, MO.

Kearns, D. M. (2016, March). Introduction to Intensive Intervention: The Intensive Intervention Course Sequence Module 1. Presented to the Bristol-Warren Regional School District as part of the National Center for Intensive Intervention-funded project. Warren, RI.

Kearns, D. M. (2016, March). Teaching basic reading skills effectively and efficiently with research-supported practices. Presented to Haskins Training Institute. New Haven, CT.

Kearns, D. M. (2016, January). Tiered instructional models. Presented at the Leadership Training of the Connecticut K-3 Literacy Initiative. New Britain, CT.

Kearns, D. M. (2016, January). Your everyday practices make all the difference. Presented to the Connecticut Teaching as Leadership Conference. New Haven, CT.

La Salle, T.P. (2016, April). Integrating student, personnel, and parent school climate data within PBIS. Poster presented at National American Educational Research Association National Conference: San Francisco, California.

La Salle, T.P., Avitia M., Jabick, A., Polk, T. K. & Rocha Neves, J. (2016, February). Examining school readiness among kindergarten students: Similarities and differences across demographic groups. Poster presented at National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention: New Orleans, Louisiana.

La Salle, T. P., Sugai, G., & Freeman, J., (2016, July). Cross-Cultural School Climate Validation and PBIS Practices Study. Paper presented at the International School Psychology Association Conference: Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Miller, F. G., Chafouleas, S. M., Riley-Tillman, T. C., & Fabiano, G. A. (2016, February). Using direct behavior rating methods within a behavioral consultation framework. Symposium at the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA.

Miller, F. G., Welsh, M. E., Chafouleas, S. M., Riley-Tillman, T. C., & Fabiano, G. A. (2016, February). Examining the stability of social, emotional, and behavioral screening scores. Poster presentation at the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA.

O’Brennan, L., Riley-Tillman, T.C., & Chafouleas, S.M. (2016, February). DBR Connect: Using Technology to Facilitate Assessment and Intervention. Mini-skills presented at the Annual Convention of National Association of School Psychologists, New Orleans, LA.

Sanetti, L. M. H. (2016, May). Assessing implementation: A comparison of direct observation and permanent product review. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International.

Sanetti, L. M. H. (2016, May). Increasing teachers’ behavior support plan implementation adherence and quality through implementation planning. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International.

Sanetti, L. M. H. (2016, March). Increasing behavior support plan implementation through implementation planning: efficient and effective support. Paper presented at the International Conference on Positive Behavior Support.

Sanetti, L. M. H., Collier-Meek, M. A., & Fallon, L. M (2016, February). Fidelity with flexibility: Individualized adaptations of evidence-based interventions. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of National Association of School Psychologists, New Orleans, LA.

Simonsen, B. (2016, October). Classroom PBIS: Making every moment count. Plenary Address presented at PBIS National Implementer’s Forum, Rosemont, IL.

Simonsen, B. (2016, March). Structured networking in classroom PBIS. Facilitated a structured networking session at the 13th International Association of Positive Behavior Support Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Simonsen, B., & Freeman, J. (2016, October). Classroom PBIS: Discussion of outcomes, data, practices, and systems. Roundtable, discussion, and question (RDQ) session presented at PBIS National Implementer’s Forum, Rosemont, IL.

Simonsen, B., Freeman, J., (2016, April ). Positive Classroom Behavior Support Practices: Decision-Making Guide for K-12 Classrooms. Presented at the Council for Exceptional Children Convention and Expo. Saint Louis.

Simonsen, B., Freeman, J., Dooley, K., (2016, March ). Enhancing Teachers’ Classroom Management: Efficient, Effective, and Teacher-driven Implementation Supports. Presented at the 13th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support. San Francisco.

Troia, G. A., & Olinghouse, N. G. (2016, February). State writing standards and assessments as predictors of writing achievement: NAEP analysis. Poster presented the 25th Annual Pacific Coast Research Conference, Loews Coronado Bay, San Diego, CA.

Olinghouse, N.G., Jagaiah, T., & Santangelo, T. (2016, February). Relationships between vocabulary, sentence and discourse measures across informative and persuasive genres. Poster presented the 25th Annual Pacific Coast Research Conference, Loews Coronado Bay, San Diego, CA.

Williamson, K. & Sanetti, L. M. H. (2016, May). Comparing class-wide levels of student behavior under two systematically manipulated rates of specific praise. Poster presented at the New England Positive Behavioral Supports and Interventions Forum.

Williamson, K. M., Byrne, D. C., Wisniewski, A., Collier-Meek, M. A., Sanetti, L. M. H., & Kratochwill, T. R. (2016, February). Implementing classroom management strategies and assessing class-wide behavior outcomes. Paper to be presented at the Annual Convention of National Association of School Psychologists, New Orleans, LA.

Williamson, K. & Sanetti, L. M. H. (2016, May). Comparing class-wide levels of student behavior under two systematically manipulated rates of specific praise. Poster presented at the Center for Behavior and Education Research Student Symposium.

Wexler, J., Kearns, D. M., Lemons, C. J., Mitchell, M. A., Clancy, E., Williams, M., & Hayes, J. (2016, February). What Project CALI has taught us so far: Year 1 preliminary observations. Poster presented at the Pacific Coast Research Conference. Coronado, CA.

2015

Al Ghanem, R., Kearns, D. M., & Toste, J. R. (2015, July). Orthographic learning for morphologically complex words. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Kona, HI.

Borgmeier, C., Freeman, J., Mitchell, B., & Simonsen, B. (2015, October). Supporting teachers’ implementation of classroom PBIS: Panel discussion of promising strategies. Panel presented at PBIS National Implementer’s Forum, Rosemont, IL.

Carlisle, J. F., Kearns, D. M., & Hiebert, E. (2015, July). Examination of polysyllabic and polymorphemic words in first- and third-grade reading texts. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Kona, HI.

Chafouleas, S. M., DuPaul, G., & Connors, E. (2015, November). Hot Topics in School Mental Health: Measurement in Schools Panel Discussion. Invited panelist at the School Mental Health Research Summit, New Orleans, LA.

Chafouleas, S. M. (2015, August). An Introduction to the Specific Aims of a Grant Proposal. In P. Arora & N. Gelbar (Chairs) Developing Your Grant Proposal: Tips for Early Career Professionals. Symposium presented at the 123rd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.

Chafouleas, S. M. (2015, June). Screening and progress monitoring in the context of RTI/MTSS. Invited presentation for the NICHD/IES/OSEP Technical Work Group Meeting on Evidence-based and Emerging Practices: State of Science and Practice for Children with Disabilities, Washington, DC.

Chafouleas, S. M. (2015, May). Discussion of mixed methods measurement work. Invited presentation for the Institute for Education Sciences Technical Work Group Meeting on Mixed Methods Research, Washington, DC.

Chafouleas, S.M. (2015, March). Direct Behavior Rating: Assessing Student Behavior Within Multi-tiered Models of Service Delivery. Invited presentation at the Association for Positive Behavior Support International Conference, Boston, MA.

Chafouleas, S. M., Johnson, A. J., Overstreet, S., & Santos, N. (2015, August). Toward a Blueprint for Trauma-Informed Service Delivery in Schools. In S. Overstreet (Chair) Translating Research on Trauma into Evidence-Based Practices: Creating Trauma Informed Schools. Symposium presented at the 123rd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.

Chafouleas, S.M., & Miller, F. G. (2015, February). Direct Behavior Rating: Use in Targeted Screening of Student Behavior. Mini-skills presentation at the National Association of School Annual Convention, Orlando, FL.

Chafouleas, S.M., & Miller, F. G. (2015, February). Direct Behavior Rating: Use in Targeted Screening of Student Behavior. Mini-skills presentation at the National Association of School Annual Convention, Orlando, FL.

Ciullo, S., Kearns, D. M., Lemons, C. J., & Zumeta, R. O. (2015, April). Do this, not that! Unraveling common instructional myths for students with LD. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Council for Exceptional Children, San Diego, CA.

Cohen, D. R., Sims, W. A., Riley-Tillman, T. C., Chafouleas, S. M., & Fabiano, G. A. (2015, February). A Latent Profile Analysis of Direct Behavior Ratings. Poster presentation at the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention. Orlando, FL.

Collier-Meek, M. A., Sanetti, L. M. H., & Fallon, L. M. (2015, August). Conceptualizing treatment integrity within the antecedent-behavior-consequence sequence. Poster   presented at the 123rd Annual Convention of American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.

Collier-Meek, M. A., Johnson, A. H., Sanetti, L. M. H., & Gould, K. M. (2015, August). A measure to assess systemic barriers to implementation in schools. Poster presented at the 123rd Annual Convention of American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.

Coyne, M. D. & Burns, D. (2015, April).  Developing and evaluating a K-3 multi-tier reading reform initiative: The Connecticut K-3 Literacy Initiative. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children, San Diego, CA.

Coyne, M. D., McCoach, D. B., Ware, S., & Rattan, S. (2015, March). Evaluating the Efficacy of a Supplemental Kindergarten Vocabulary Intervention Implemented within a Tiered Instructional Framework. Paper presented at the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, Washington, D.C.

Crovello, N.J., Johnson, A, H., Chafouleas, S.M., & Riley-Tillman, T.C. (2015, February). Examination of usage patterns in an online DBR training module. Poster presentation at the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, Orlando, FL.

Fallon, L. M., Collier-Meek, M. A., & Sanetti, L. M. H. (accepted, 2015, October). The impact of performance feedback on teachers’ treatment fidelity of classroom-based interventions. Presentation to be given at the Annual Conference of the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.

Fuchs, D., Peng, P., Elleman, A., Kearns, D., Fuchs, L., Compton, D., Patton, S., Steacy, L., Toste, J., & Miller, A. (2015, March). Exploring the value of working memory training when combined with skills-based instruction in reading comprehension for young at-risk students. Paper presented at the Spring Conference of Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness.

Freeman, J., (Nov 2015). Leveraging SW-PBIS to Promote College and Career Readiness in High Schools. Presented at the 11th annual New England Positive Behavior Support Forum.

Freeman, J., (Nov 2015). Implementing with Fidelity in High Schools: What Makes the Difference? Presented at the 11th annual New England Positive Behavior Support Forum.

Freeman, J.,  (Nov 2015). More than just ODR’s: Expanding tier 1 to improve outcomes for all kids. Presentation delivered at the 6th Annual Statewide PBIS Conference.

Freeman, J. (June 2015). Translating knowledge into practice: Teaching teachers to use self management to improve classroom management practices. Presented at Missouri Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support Summer Training Institute, Osage Beach, Missouri.

Freeman, J.,  (May 2015). PBIS in high school: Reaching fidelity and enhancing tier one. Presented at the Northeast PBIS Leadership Forum. Mystic, CT.

Freeman, J. (Feb 2015). Creating a positive classroom environment: What we know works. Presented at the I-MTSS symposium Dessert/Selma, CA.

Freeman, J. (Feb 2015). Creating a positive classroom environment: Translating knowledge into practice. Presented at the I-MTSS symposium, Dessert/Selma, CA.

Freeman, J., Bradley, R., (Oct 2015). Improving school climates:  A special focus on including LGBT children & youth. Presented at the National PBIS Leadership Forum, Rosemont IL.

Freeman, J., Kern, L., Wei, Y., (April, 2015). Examining the relationship between School-Wide Positive Behavior Supports and high school dropout. Presented at the CEC 2015 Convention and Expo. San Diego, CA.

Freeman, J., Lombardi, A., (Oct 2015). Integrating college & career readiness into School-wide PBIS: A case study of one high school. Presented at the National PBIS Leadership Forum, Rosemont IL.

Freeman, J., Lombardi, A., (March 2015). Preparing students for success: Linking SWPBIS with college and career readiness. Presented at the 12th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support. Boston, MA.

Freeman, J., Lombardi, A. (2015 Feb). Preparing students for graduation & post high school success: Linking PBIS with college & career readiness. Webinar presented as a part of the National PBIS Technical Center high school webinar series.

Freeman, J.,  Swain-Bradway, J., (March, 2015). Implementing with fidelity in high schools: What makes the difference. Presented at the 12th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support. Boston, MA.

Gersten, R., Zumeta, R. O., Kearns, D. M., Lembke, E., & Anderson, L. (2015, March). Implementing Data-Based Individualization. Washington, DC: Intensive Intervention Summit.

Johnson, A. H., Chaffee, R., Chafouleas, S. M., Briesch, A. M., Dineen, J., & McCoach, D. B. (2015, August). Review of national trends in school mental health policy. Poster presented at the 123rd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.

Kearns, D. M. (2015, December). Everyday practices that make all the difference. Presented to the Conference of the Connecticut Council for Exceptional Children. New Britain, CT: Central Connecticut State University.

Kearns, D. M. (2015, May). Effective practices for intensifying scientific research-based interventions. Meriden, CT: State Education Resource Center.

Kearns, D. M. (2015, July). Is “set for variability” a unique reading-related skill? Presented to ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and Its Disorders. Sydney, Australia: Macquarie University.

Kearns, D. M. (2015, May). Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies in Reading: A Peer-Mediated System for Improving Academic and Social Behavior. Mystic, CT: Northeast PBIS Network Leadership Forum.

Kearns, D. M. (2015, March). Effect of set for variability on word recognition in developing readers: Strong evidence for an understudied skill? Poster presented at the Biannual Conference of the Society for Research on Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Kearns, D. M., & Al Ghanem, R. (2015, July). The role of orthographic knowledge in polysyllabic word reading. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading. Kona, HI.

Kearns, D. M., & Al Ghanem, R. (2015, February). The effects of item-specific and general child knowledge in word reading. Paper presented at the Pacific Coast Research Conference, Coronado, CA.

Kearns, D. M., & Foorman, B. (2015, April). The Common Core State Standards for K-5 ELA: Facts, myths, and what’s next? Program Chair Featured Session presented at the Annual Convention of the Council for Exceptional Children. San Diego, CA.

Kearns, D. M. (2015, March). Implementing data-based individualization in Rhode Island. Providence, RI: Special Education unit of the Rhode Island Department of Education.

Kooken, J., McCoach, D. B., Chafouleas, S. M., Miller, F. G., Welsh, M. E., Riley-Tillman, T. C., & Card, N. (2015, May). Exploring Non-invariance in Classroom Behavior Trajectories using Growth Mixture Modeling. Presentation at the Modern Modeling Methods (M3) conference, Storrs, CT.

La Salle, T. P., & Meyers, J., Georgia Department of Education, (2015, June). School climate measures: implications for large-scale school evaluation policies. Symposium presented at the International School Psychology Association Conference: Sao Paulo, Brazil.

La Salle, T. P. (2015, November 19). A complimentary model of school climate and PBIS. Paper presented at the11th Annual Forum on
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports: Norwood, Massachusetts.

La Salle, T. P., Parris, L.P., & Morin, M. (2015, February). Deconstructing peer victimization: Relationships with connectedness, gender, and race/ethnicity. Paper presented at the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention: Orlando, Florida.

Long, A. C. J., Sanetti, L. M. H., & Collier-Meek, M. A. (2015, May). Teachers’ intervention planning and perceived implementation barriers: A statewide exploratory study. Poster presented at the Global Implementation Conference, Dublin, Ireland.

Malloy, J., Freeman, J., McIntosh, K., Swain-Bradway, J., (March 2015). National PBIS leadership academy for secondary school administrators. Presented at the 12th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support. Boston, MA.

Miller, F. G. & Chafouleas, S. M. (2015, November). Assessment in Action: Screening Considerations in School Mental Health. 20th Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health, New Orleans, LA.

Miller, F. G., Chafouleas, S. M., Riley-Tillman, T. C., & Fabiano, G. A. (2015, August). Factors influencing teacher behavioral assessment preferences. Poster presented at the 123rd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.

Olinghouse, N. G. (October, 2015). Multi-modal writing assessment within a multi-tiered system of supports. Invited presentation at the International Dyslexia Association. Dallas, TX.

Olinghouse, N. G., Troia, G. A., Wilson, J., & Stewart, K. (February, 2015). Using a writing assessment framework to support the interpretation of writing assessment results. Paper presented at the Pacific Coast Research Conference. Coronado, CA.

Sanetti, L. M. H. (March, 2015). Providing implementation support: Frameworks for working smarter, not harder. Invited presentation at the International Conference on Positive Behavior Support, Boston, MA.

Sanetti, L. M. H., & Collier-Meek, M. A. (2015, February). Using PRIME to make data-based decisions and provide implementation support. Paper to be presented at the Annual Convention of National Association of School Psychologists, Orlando, FL.

Savaiano, M., & Kearns, D. M. (2015, February). Braille and printed English: Alignment for learning and instruction. Paper presented at the Pacific Coast Research Conference, Coronado, CA.

Sassu, K., Bray, M., La Salle, T. P., Sanaetti, L., & Proctor, S. (2015, February). Evaluating professional dispositions within graduate training programs. Poster presentation American Psychological Association: Toronto, Canada.

Simonsen, B. (2015, March). Structured networking in classroom PBIS. Facilitated a structured networking session at the 12th International Association of Positive Behavior Support Annual Conference, Boston, MA.

Simonsen, B., Freeman, J., (Nov 2015). Enhancing Teachers’ Classroom Management: Efficient, Effective, and Teacher-driven Implementation Supports. Presented at the 11th annual New England Positive Behavior Support Forum.

Simonsen, B., Freeman, J., (Nov 2015). Northeast Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports: Training of Trainers. Presented at the 11th annual New England Positive Behavior Support Forum.

Simonsen, B., Freeman, J., (2015, Oct). Classroom PBIS: Overview of critical practices & new decision-making guide for K-12 classrooms. Presented at the National PBIS Leadership Forum, Rosemont IL.

Simonsen, B., Freeman, J., Borgmeir, C., Mitchel, B., (2015, Oct ). Supporting teachers implementation of classroom PBIS: Panel discussion of promising strategies. Presented at the National PBIS Leadership Forum, Rosemont IL.

Simonsen, B., Freeman, J., (2015, Oct). Positive Classroom Behavior Support: Overview of critical practices and decision-making guide for K-12 Classrooms. Webinar, Presented as a part of the SCTG national webinar series.

Simonsen, B., Freeman, J., (2015, March). Helping teachers help themselves: Implementing CW-PBIS. Presented at the 12th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support. Boston, MA.

Simonsen, B., & Maddock, E., & Dooley, K. (2015, April). Helping teachers help themselves: Self-management strategies to support teachers’ classroom management. Lecture presented at the Council for Exceptional Children Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.

Simonsen, B., & Olsen, J. (2015, October). Classroom PBIS: Discussion of outcomes, data, practices, and systems. Roundtable, discussion, and question (RDQ) session presented at PBIS National Implementer’s Forum, Rosemont, IL.

Toste, J. R., Capin, P., Vaughn, S., Roberts, G., & Kearns, D. M. (2015, February). Enhancing elementary students’ word reading skills through targeted multisyllable word reading and motivational beliefs training. Paper presented at the Pacific Coast Research Conference, Coronado, CA.

Wisniewski, A., Collier-Meek, M. A., & Sanetti, L. M. H. (2015, February). Using tier 1 treatment integrity supports to increase intervention implementation. Poster to be presented at the Annual Convention of National Association of School Psychologists, Orlando, FL.

Zumeta, R., Fuchs, L. S., Kearns, D. M., & Hitchener, N. (2015, April). How can we make intensive intervention happen? Considerations for knowledge development, implementation, and policy. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Council for Exceptional Children, San Diego, CA.

2014

Al Ghanem, R., & Kearns, D. M. (2014, July). Reading polysyllabic words: Roles of children’s word-specific and general reading-related skills. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Santa Fe, NM.

Chafouleas, S. M. (2014, June). Assessing Core Behavioral Competencies within Multi-Tiered Systems of Support. Invited presentation for the annual meeting of the National Board of Education Sciences, US Department of Education.

Chafouleas, S. M. (2014, February). Measuring Core Behavioral Competencies Over Time using Direct Behavior Rating – Single Item Scales (DBR-SIS). In N. Clemens (Chair), Advances in Progress Monitoring. Symposium at the Pacific Coast Research Conference, Coronado, CA.

Chafouleas, S. M., Miller, F. G. (2014, September). DBR: Research Updates Regarding Use in Targeted Screening and Progress Monitoring of Core School-Based Behavioral Competencies. Invited presentation at the 2014 School Mental Health Research Summit, Pittsburgh, PA.

Chafouleas, S. M. & Miller, F. G. (2014, April). Direct Behavior Rating: Use in Assessing Student Behavior Within RTI Frameworks. Presentation at the annual convention of the Council for Exceptional Children, Philadelphia, PA.

Chafouleas, S.M., Miller, F. G., & Briesch, A. M. (2014, September). Direct Behavior Rating: Use in Targeted Screening and Progress Monitoring of Core School-Based Behavioral Competencies. Presentation at the 19th Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health, Pittsburgh, PA.

Collier-Meek, M. A., Sanetti, L. M. H., Byron, J. R., Altschaefl, M., Kim, J. S., Mills, J., & Kratochwill, T. R. (2014, February). Providing implementation support to teachers in a multi-tiered framework. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of National Association of School Psychologists, Washington, DC.

Coyne, M. D. (2014, October). Purposes for Vocabulary Assessment: Practice and Research. Invited paper presented at the Collaborative Conference to Expand and Reimagine the Nature of Vocabulary Assessment, Princeton, NJ.

Coyne, M. D. (2014, June). Effectiveness of a Beginning Reading Intervention: Compared to What? Invited paper presented at the The Dyslexia Foundation: Extraordinary Brain Symposium, Horta, Azores.

Coyne, M. D. (2014, April).  Supporting Early Vocabulary Development within a Multi-tier System of Support. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children, Philadelphia, PA.

Coyne, M. D. (2014, March). Replicating the Impact of a Supplemental Beginning Reading Intervention: The Role of Instructional Context. Invited paper presented at the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, Washington, D.C.

Collier-Meek, M. A., Sanetti, L. M. H., Williamson, K. M., & Wisniewski, A. (February, 2014). Evaluating and supporting the implementation of classroom management strategies. Paper to be presented at the Annual Convention of National Association of School Psychologists, Orlando, FL.

Collier-Meek, M. A., Sanetti, L. M. H., Fallon, L. M., Feinberg, A. B., & Kratochwill, T. R. (2014, February). Supporting parents to implement student interventions. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of National Association of School Psychologists, Washington, DC.

Foorman, B., Harris, K. R., & Kearns, D. M. (2014, April). The Common Core State Standards for K-5 ELA: Are we ready for implementation? Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children. Philadelphia, PA.

Freeman, J, (2014, Mar). The relationship between PBIS and High School Dropout. Presented at the 11th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support. Chicago, IL.

Freeman, J., Kern, L. (2014, May). Current trends in seclusion and restraint: Policy and Guidelines for ethical use. Presented at the 3rd Annual Northeast PBIS Network Leadership Forum. Mystic, CT.

Freeman, J., Lombardi, A. (2014 Oct). Preparing students for graduation & post high school success: Linking PBIS with College & Career Readiness. Presented at the National PBIS Leadership Forum. Chicago, IL.

Fuchs, D., Elleman, A., Kearns, D., Fuchs, L.S., Peng, P., Fuchs, L., Compton, D., Patton, S., Toste, J., & Miller, A. (2014, February). Reading comprehension instruction for first-grade struggling readers: Findings from the fourth year of a program of research. In: D. Fuchs (Chair), Reading comprehension: Possible determinants and a program to strengthen it. Paper presented at the Pacific Coast Research Conference, Coronado, CA.

Fuchs, D., Fuchs, L. S., Compton, D. L., Elleman, A., Kearns, D. M., Peng, P. … Steacy, L. (2014, July). Randomized control trial of the value of cognitive training in a reading comprehension program for poor readers in first grade. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Santa Fe, NM.

Goodwin, A. P., Gilbert, J. K., Cho, S.-J., & Kearns, D. M. (2014, July). Probing lexical representations: Simultaneous modeling of word and reader contributions to multidimensional lexical representations. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Santa Fe, NM.

Jagaiah, T., Wilson, J., & Olinghouse, N. G. (2014, October). A critical examination of writing progress across diverse student groups using automated essay scoring systems. Paper presented at the New England Psychological Association, Lewiston, ME.

Kearns, D. M. (2014, October). RTI in the NYC Public Schools: Improving education outcomes for all students. New York, NY: New York City Public Schools.

Kearns, D. M., & Al Ghanem, R. (2014, April). Critical factors in polysyllabic word reading: Roles of letters, sounds, and meaning. Paper to be presented at the Annual Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children. Philadelphia, PA.

Kearns, D. M., Cruz, J., Johnson, M., Sethi, D., & Xu, M. (2014, July). Does the number of syllables matter? Effects of syllables and letters on children’s pronunciations of nonwords. Paper presented at Annual Conference of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Santa Fe, NM.

La Salle, T. P., & Meyers, J. (2014, July). Facilitating child advocacy through the inclusion of multiple perspectives in school climate. Symposium presented at the International School Psychology Association Conference: Kaunas, Lithuania.

La Salle, T. P., Meyers, J., & Zabeck, F. (2014, February). Cultural and ecological considerations within the context of school climate. Paper presented at the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention: Washington, D.C.

La Salle, T., Sugai, G., Freeman, J., (2014, Nov). A PBIS and ABA spin on school climate. Presented at the 10th Annual New England Positive Behavior Support Conference. Norwood, MA.

La Salle, T. P., Freeman, J., & Sugai, G. (2014, October). School climate survey evaluation study: Initial steps towards evaluating school climate within the context of PBIS. Poster presented at the National PBIS Leadership Forum.

Lombardi, A., Freeman, J. (2014, May). Preparing students for graduation and post high school success: Linking PBIS with college and career readiness. Presented at the 3rd Annual Northeast PBIS Network Leadership Forum. Mystic, CT.

Long, A. C. J., Sanetti, L. M. H., & Byrne, D. C. (2014, February). Investigating teachers planning for intervention implementation: A survey study. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of National Association of School Psychologists, Washington, DC.

Long, A. C. J., Sanetti, L. M. H., Gallucci, J. G., & Byrne, D. C. (2014, February). Examining the promise of computer-based implementation planning: A pilot study. Poster  presented at the Annual Convention of National Association of School Psychologists, Washington, DC.

Magnuson, L., Fuchs, D., & Kearns, D. M. (2014, April). Addressing the needs of students with persistent reading difficulties through intensive intervention. In L. Danielson & R. O. Zumeta (Chairs), Using intensive intervention to meet the academic and behavior needs of struggling learners. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children. Philadelphia, PA.

McCarthy, T., Rosenblum, P., Johnson, B., Dittel, J., & Kearns, D. M. (2014, July). Using artificial intelligence to teach braille contractions. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Santa Fe, NM.

McNamara, K., Bray, M. A., Kehle, T. J., Sanetti, L. M. H., & Fagella-Luby, M. (2014, February). Assessing quality instruction during English / language arts classroom observations. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of National Association of School Psychologists, Washington, DC.

Miller, F. G., Briesch, A. M., & Chafouleas, S. M. (2014, September). Toward Sustainable Evidence-based Practice: Considering Social Validity in the Context of School Mental Health. Presentation at the 19th Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health, Pittsburgh, PA.

Miller, F. G., Johnson, A. H., Rosen, R., Chafouleas, S. M., Welsh, M. E., Riley-Tillman, T. C., & Fabiano, G. A. (2014, February). Construct validation of DBR-SIS: A multi-trait multi-method analysis. Paper presentation at the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

Olinghouse, N. G. (March 2014). It’s not elementary: Preparing elementary school educators. Invited panelist for Major Forum at the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Olinghouse, N. G., & Colwell, R. (October, 2014). Preparing students with learning disabilities for large-scale writing assessments. Invited presentation at the Council for Learning Disabilities Conference. Philadelphia, PA.

Olinghouse, N. G., Graham, S., & Gillespie, A. (August 2014). The relationship of discourse and topic knowledge to fifth-graders’ writing performance. Paper presented at the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction: Writing Special Interest Group Conference. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Olinghouse, N. G., Wilson, J., O’Shea, K. A., Jagaiah, T., & Troia, G. A. (February 2014). A framework to evaluate the writing assessment episode. Paper presented at the International Society for the Advancement of Writing Research Conference, Paris, France.

Rosen, R., Johnson, A. H., Chafouleas, S. M., Welsh, M. E., Riley-Tillman, T. C., & Fabiano, G. A., Miller, F. G. (2014, February). Exploring Direct Behavior Ratings in a middle school population. Paper presentation at the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

Sanetti, L. M. H., Williamson, K., Byron, J., Long, A. C. J., Kim, J. S., Kratochwill, T. R. (2014, February). Defining and quantifying treatment integrity: Conceptual and methodological barriers to assessment and interpretation. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of National Association of School Psychologists, Washington, DC.

Sanetti, L. M. H., Collier-Meek, M. A., Byrne, D., & Byron, J. R. (2014, February). Research-based strategies to assess and promote educators’ intervention implementation. Mini-skills presented at the Annual Convention of National Association of School Psychologists, Washington, DC.

Simonsen, B., Law, B., & Borowski, L. (2014, October). Classroom behavioral and academic strategies for high-risk learners. Lecture presented at PBIS National Implementer’s Forum, Rosemont, IL.

Simonsen, B., Freeman, J.,  (2014, Nov). Efficient and effective approaches to support teachers classwide PBIS practices. Presented at the 10th Annual New England Positive Behavior Support Conference. Norwood, MA.

Simonsen, B., Freeman, J. (2014, Mar). Classwide PBIS: Developing multi-tiered support for teachers’ classroom management. Invited presentation at 11th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support. Chicago, IL.

Steacy, L. M., Compton, D. L., & Kearns, D. M. (2014, September). Exploring individual differences in irregular word recognition among children with early-emerging and late-emerging word reading difficulty. Paper presented at the International Conference on the Mental Lexicon, Niagara on the Lake, Ontario, Canada.

Toste, J. R., Fuchs, D., Peng, P., Fuchs, L. S., Compton, D. L., Patton III, S. A., Elleman, A. M., Kearns, D. M., & Peterson, D. (2014, February). Do students’ reading skills differentially predict teacher perceptions in first through third grades? Poster presented at the Pacific Coast Research Conference. Coronado, CA.

Toste, J. R., Vaughn, S., Capin, P., Roberts, G., & Kearns, D. (2014, July). Multisyllabic word reading and motivational beliefs: Integrated intervention approach to improve elementary students’ reading performance. Paper presented at Annual Conference of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Santa Fe, NM.

Troia, G. A., & Olinghouse, N. G. (August 2014). Academic standards for writing: To what degree do standards reflect evidence-based instructional practices and interventions? Paper presented at the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction: Writing Special Interest Group Conference. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Troia, G. A., Olinghouse, N. G., Wilson, J., & O’Shea, K. A. (February 2014). Content and alignment indices for writing standards and assessments. Paper presented at the International Society for the Advancement of Writing Research Conference, Paris, France.

Williamson, K., Mills, J., Byrne, D. C., Long, A. C. J., Sanetti, L. M. H., & Kratochwill, T. R. (2014, February). Analyzing treatment integrity at the component level. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of National Association of School Psychologists, Washington, DC.

Williamson, K., Mills, J., Long, A. C. J., & Sanetti, L. M. H. (2014, February). Investigating treatment integrity: Classroom management and student outcomes. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of National Association of School Psychologists, Washington, DC.

Zumeta, R. O., Lemons, C. J., Kearns, D. M., & Ciullo, S. (2014, April). Aligning the Common Core with standards for students with LD: Considerations for planning and instruction. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children. Philadelphia, PA.