CBER scientists receive funding from National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER)

 

CBER researchers have been awarded by the National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) for the following research projects. Congratulations!

CBER co-director, Michael Coyne, will serve as principal investigator for a project entitled “Evaluating the Impact of Integrated Behavior and Reading Multi-Tiered Systems of Support in Elementary Schools.The purpose of this project is to evaluate the impact of integrated behavior and reading practices in kindergarten through Grade 2 within a comprehensive, multi-tiered system of support (MTSS) framework. Drs. Brandi Simonsen (CBER co-director) and D. Betsy McCoach at Neag will serve as co-principal investigators. Drs. Jennifer Freeman and Devin Kearns will serve as co-investigators. The NCSER award will provide $3,999,589 to the team over five years.

CBER researcher, Allison Lombardi, will serve as principal investigator for a project entitled “College and Career Readiness for Transition (CCR4T): Development and Validation of a Student Measure.” The purpose of this study is to develop and validate the College and Career Readiness for Transition( CCR4T), a measure of high school students’ with disabilities perceptions of their own college and career readiness. Drs. Hariharan Swaminathan, Jane Rogers, and Jennifer Freeman (CBER researcher) will serve as co-principal investigators. The NCSER award will provide $1,398,298 to the team over four years.

Please click here to see more information about these projects and other IES-funded projects that are conducted by CBER researchers, including Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Research Network (MTSS-RN) Leadership Team and “Enhancing Ci3T: Building Professional Capacity for High Fidelity Implementation to Support Students’ Educational Outcomes (Project ENHANCE)”.

REGISTER NOW: The Center for Behavioral and Education Research (CBER) 9th Annual Graduate Research Symposium

CBER symposium

Registration Here By May 7th

Researcher panel “Developing a Line of Research”& 

Poster session featuring student research

 

Panelists: Drs. Tamika La Salle, Devin Kearns, Sarah Woulfin, and Brandi Simonsen

 

Dr. La Salle
Dr. Tamika La Salle

Dr. Devin Kearns

Dr. Devin Kearns

Sarah-Woulfin
Dr. Sarah Woulfin

Dr. Brandi Simonsen
Dr. Brandi Simonsen

Time: Thursday, May 6, 2019, 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Location: UConn Storrs campus, Gentry Building, Room 144/142

Agenda

§  9:00-9:30 Registration & Breakfast

§  9:30-11:00 Remarks and Panel

·       09:30-09:45 Welcoming Remarks

·       09:45-11:00 Panel “Developing a Line of Research”

§ 11:00-01:00 Lunch, Posters, & Networking

§ 01:00-01:30 Award presentation & wrap-up

 

The event is free to attend. Lunch and light continental breakfast will be included.

Questions? Email hao-jan.luh@uconn.edu

Drs. Tamika La Salle and Sara McDaniel receive a five-year $2.4 million grant from the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities

 

Drs. Tamika La Salle and Sara McDaniel receive a five-year $2.4 million grant from the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities. Dr. La Salle, assistant professor of the school psychology program in the UConn Neag School of Education, and Dr. Sara McDaniel, associate professor of psychology at the University of Alabama, will work to look at ways to address a gap in the effectiveness of Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (SWPBIS) by enhancing the traditional SWPBIS model with SWPBIS+: culturally responsive SWPBIS. Please click the link for more information.

Dr. La Salle

Dr. La Salle

Dr. McDaniel                 Dr. McDaniel

8th Annual Northeast PBIS Network Leadership Forum: REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

8th Annual
Northeast PBIS Network Leadership Forum
May 16-17, 2019

Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa
625 North Road
Groton, Conn.

Develop your professional network in Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS). Enhance your capacity to work smarter and more effectively in implementing the PBIS framework. Join us for this exciting regional opportunity for PBIS leaders and implementers in the Northeast.

Featured Keynotes:
Kent McIntosh 
Kent McIntosh 
Professor of Special Education, University of Oregon
Director, Educational and Community Supports
Co-Director, OSEP Center on PBIS
Susan Barrett
Susan Barrett
Director, Mid-Atlantic PBIS Network
Implementer Partner, Center on PBIS
Brandi Simonsen
Brandi Simonsen
Professor of Special Education, University of Connecticut
Co-Director, Center for Behavioral Education and Research
Co-Director, National Technical Center on PBIS

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you in Mystic.

CBER Breakfast Brown Bag with Jacqueline Rabe, Reporter at CT Mirror & ProPublica

“Politics Behind School Funding and Getting Media Coverage on Research”

Jacqueline Rabe

CBER will hold our Breakfast Brown Bag with Jacqueline Rabe, Reporter at CT Mirror & ProPublica, on Monday, April 8th. The topic will be “Politics Behind School Funding and Getting Media Coverage on Research”. Join us for this event!

Location: Gentry Building, Room 144

Time: 9 – 10 a.m., Monday, April 8th

Light refreshments will be served.

NEW featured speaker: CBER Breakfast Brown Bag with Michelle Williams, Associate VP for Research

 

“Creating a Culture of Research at UConn”

Michelle Williams

Register by March 7th

CBER will hold our Breakfast Brown Bag with Dr. Michelle Williams, UConn’s Associate Vice President for Research, on Monday, March 11th. The topic will be “Creating a Culture of Research at UConn”. Join us for this event!

Location: Gentry Building, Room 144

Time: 9 – 10 a.m., Monday, March 11th

Light refreshments will be served. Please download this event to your calendar by clicking here.

CBER Breakfast Brown Bag with Radenka Maric, Vice President for Research, UConn

 

“Creating a Culture of Research at UConn”

Radenka Maric

Register by March 7th

CBER will hold our Breakfast Brown Bag with Dr. Radenka Maric, UConn’s Vice President for Research, on Monday, March 11th. The topic will be “Creating a Culture of Research at UConn”. Join us for this event!

Location: Gentry Building, Room 144

Time: 9 – 10 a.m., Monday, March 11th

Light refreshments will be served. Please download this event to your calendar by clicking here.

Registration is Open: 8th Northeast PBIS Network Leadership Forum

NEPBIS

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN 

May 16-17, 2019

Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa

625 North Road
Groton, Conn.

Develop your professional network in Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS). Enhance your capacity to work smarter and more effectively in implementing the PBIS framework. Join us for this exciting regional opportunity for PBIS leaders and implementers in the Northeast.
 

 

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you in Mystic.