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Courtney McLaughlin was recognized by
the American Psychological Association for beginning the use of the ArcGIS GeoEvent
Processor for use in the field of psychology to better understand mental
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Courtney McLaughlin, PhD, NCSP, associate
professor, recently published an article on school psychologists’ use of social
networking sites in a prominent school psychology publication called Communiqué.
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Runge Publish Article Examining the Utility of Curriculum-Based Measures of
Oral Reading Fluency
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Publishes Article on the Importance of Ecological Frameworks in Addressing
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Staszkiewicz Retires After a Forty Year Career in the
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Members of the School
Psychology Association Network participated in Indiana University of
Pennsylvania’s annual Winter Warm-Up showcase in the Kovalchick Convention and
Athletic Complex at the end of January 2016.
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Meghan Ferraro, a recent
graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, presented the commencement
address as the graduate ceremony student speaker at the December 2015
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The Child Study Center, run out of the Educational and School Psychology
Department at IUP, is scheduling clients for the spring 2016 and summer
2016 clinic sessions. Call 724-357-2445 to make your appointment.
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The Child Study Center,
run out of the Educational and School Psychology Department at IUP, is scheduling clients for the spring 2016 and summer 2016 clinic
sessions. Call 724-357-2445 to make your appointment.
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Timothy Runge, Educational and School Psychology Department,
presented "Pennsylvania School-Wide Positive Behavioral
Interventions and Supports: Summary of Implementation and Effects on
PAPBS Network Schools in Years 2006-2015" at the 2015 Pennsylvania Positive
Behavior Support Network's Facilitators' Institute in Harrisburg on
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The article “School-Based Mental Health: Prevention in
2015,” written by Courtney McLaughlin, assistant professor in the
Educational and School Psychology Department, was published in the
March 2015 quarterly edition of Pennsylvania Psychologist.
Posted on 3/31/2015 11:04:56 AM
The IUP Department of Educational and School Psychology was represented by faculty and students during the week of February 16, 2015, at the National Conference for the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) in Orlando, Florida. Mark McGowan, associate professor,
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Timothy Runge, associate professor in the Department of Educational and School Psychology, Alycia Gorlaski MEd, CAGS, and Heather Wagner, MEd, CAGS published an article, "It's About Leaders Leading: Critical Features of Sustained School Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports"
Posted on 1/28/2015 1:59:06 PM
Michael Paff, an
alumnus of the Department of Educational and School Psychology was selected as the graduate student speaker for the December 2014 Commencement. The ceremony began at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday,
December 13, 2014.
Posted on 1/28/2015 1:15:34 PM
Courtney McLaughlin and Joseph
Kovaleski, Department of Educational and School
Psychology, published “Student Performance and Client Impact Data: Enhancing Outcome Data for
School Psychology Programs” in the June 2014 issue of the Pennsylvania Psychologist.
Posted on 12/10/2014 9:59:27 AM
The Department of Educational and School Psychology recognized an alumnus and current students on their awards and current
success in the program at the annual Awards Banquet held on November 13, 2014.
Posted on 11/20/2014 12:24:02 PM
Francis DeMatteo, an alumnus of the Department of Educational and School Psychology,
will receive the IUP College of Education 2014 Distinguished Alumni Scholar
Award on November 13.
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Assistant professor Courtney McLaughlin has been active in scholarship and teaching integration in
the areas of school-based mental health, assessment, and technology
since she began her work at IUP in 2011.
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An article by Timothy Runge, Educational and School Psychology, and Mike Bonoshefski was published in the July 2014 issue of the Journal of Positive Behavior
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Isaac Tarbell, a graduate student in the
Educational and School Psychology Department, will evaluate a
STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) event for the Pennsylvania Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America.
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The forum was free and open to the community, and was designed to provide persons with an opportunity to meet IUP’s liaison to the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and to discuss IUP’s Self Study Design Plan.
Posted on 2/26/2014 10:25:31 AM
Students and faculty from the Department of Educational and
School Psychology are contributing six presentations
at the National Association of School Psychologists conference in
February 2014, underscoring IUP’s leadership in the field.
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Mark Staszkiewicz, professor in the Department of Educational and School
Psychology, delivered the keynote speech at the NAACP Indiana County
branch’s 27th annual Freedom Fund banquet.
Posted on 11/20/2013 12:36:29 PM
Dr. Ralph May, Chief Clinical Officer of the Community Guidance Center in Indiana, Pennsylvania, gave a presentation on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) to the Educational and School Psychology Department.
Posted on 11/20/2013 12:19:40 PM
Courtney McLaughlin, Educational and School
Psychology, copresented “Updating the Literature on the Status of Mental
Health in the Schools” at the Mental Health Education Integration
Consortium meeting on November 7–9, 2013.
Posted on 11/6/2013 12:48:38 PM
Christina Marco-Fies, a recent graduate from the School Psychology
doctoral program, presented “Ensuring the Fidelity of the ‘I’ in RTI.”
She discussed the multi-tier system of supports that uses students’
response to intervention to determine progress and to inform
Posted on 11/5/2013 12:46:16 PM
Joseph Kovaleski, associate professor in the Educational and School
Psychology Department, participated in the Learning Disability
Identification Roundtable held in New York City on October 19–20, 2013.
Posted on 10/22/2013 11:28:13 AM
The Educational and School Psychology Department now has a Vine account. Vine is a social media platform that
allows users to create and share short, six-second videos.
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Courtney McLaughlin, Educational and School Psychology, presented on a Charter with Canada on School-Based Mental Health and School Leadership at the Mental Health Education Integration Consortium meeting on May 2–3, 2013.
Posted on 7/2/2013 8:59:09 AM
Timothy Runge, Educational and School Psychology, testified before the Pennsylvania House Select Committee on School Safety, June 6, 2013.
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Timothy Runge, Educational and School Psychology Department, presented “Response to Instruction and Intervention and Gifted Education” at the 2013 annual Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education conference.
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Nine alumni from the Department of Education and School Psychology presented 16 presentations at the National Association of School Psychologists Conference held in Seattle, Washington, on February 12-15, 2013.
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The Child Study Center is taking referrals for the Summer Clinic, June 10–July 12, in Stouffer Hall.
Posted on 4/1/2013 1:14:58 PM
Erica Skinner, a first-year student in the Master’s of Education in Educational Psychology program, will receive her award at Fearless Diamonds: a Tribute to Women on Thursday, March 28, 2013.
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Joseph Kovaleski, Educational and School Psychology, will be recognized during the annual Research Appreciation Week luncheon on April 1, 2013.
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Joseph Kovaleski, Educational and School Psychology, presented “Leaders of the Pack: School Psychologists as Leaders of School Change” at the annual convention on February 12, 2013.
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Courtney McLaughlin, assistant professor in the Department of Educational and School Psychology, was invited to present at the fourth annual Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education virtual conference on February 20, 2013.
Posted on 2/27/2013 4:50:02 PM
Educational and school psychology faculty and students contributed 18 presentations to two recent conferences—the Association of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania meeting in October and the National Association of School Psychologists meeting in February—underscoring IUP's leadership in the field.
Posted on 2/18/2013 12:22:25 PM
This article addresses common questions that aspiring school psychologists may have, such as the increasing demand for school psychologists, the requirements needed, and the typical responsibilities and salary.
Posted on 2/6/2013 4:36:24 PM
Richard VanVoorhis, D.Ed. NCSP, graduated from IUP in December 2003 with a doctorate degree in School Psychology. He was honored to be chosen as the IUP Commencement Speaker for December 2003. He was also grateful to receive the IUP Graduate Student Outstanding Research Award in 2004.
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Timothy Runge coauthored an article in the winter issue of Pennsylvania Psychologist titled “Identification of Specific Learning Disabilities in Pennsylvania’s Public Schools.”
Posted on 12/10/2012 12:26:56 PM
Timothy Runge, Department of Educational and School Psychology, published a review of the reliability and validity of his phonemic awareness screeners in in the journal Pennsylvania Educational Leadership.
Posted on 12/5/2012 4:27:26 PM
Timothy Runge was elected to serve as Higher Education Liaison on the executive board of the Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education, a nonprofit advocacy organization dedicated to helping gifted learners, parents, and educators.
Posted on 11/26/2012 12:34:09 PM
Joseph Kovaleski, Educational and School Psychology, presented “Creating the Future of School Psychology” at the Wisconsin School Psychologists Association fall convention, held October 24–26, 2012, in Madison, Wisc.
Posted on 10/29/2012 4:09:23 PM
Students and faculty from the Department of Educational and School Psychology will present at the annual Association of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania (ASPP) fall conference, held in State College, Pa., on October 18–19, 2012.
Posted on 10/1/2012 2:15:25 PM
Timothy Runge, Educational and School Psychology, was elected to serve on the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF) Nomination and Elections Committee for 2012–2014.
Posted on 9/17/2012 3:04:01 PM
Courtney McLaughlin, assistant professor in the Educational and School Psychology Department, is a member of the Mental Health-Education Integration Consortium and participated in the biannual meeting on September 6–7, 2012.
Posted on 9/17/2012 1:27:11 PM
Crystal Machado, Professional Studies in Education; Courtney McLaughlin, Educational and School Psychology; and Hayat Messekher, doctoral graduate student, presented “Technological Facilitation of Fidelity: Cross Disciplinary Collaboration within Higher Education” on May 30, 2012, at the International Higher Education Congress Biennial Convention.
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Timothy Runge and Mark McGowan, Educational and School Psychology, published an article, “Identification of Giftedness in Pennsylvania,” in the September 2012 issue of the Pennsylvania Psychologist.
Posted on 9/4/2012 11:55:21 AM
The Department of Educational and School Psychology is proud to announce the recent election of Mark Staszkiewicz as president of the IUP Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF).
Posted on 6/21/2012 1:27:48 PM
The Department of Educational and School Psychology is proud to announce the recent appointment of Mark Staszkiewicz as president of the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties.
Posted on 6/20/2012 1:32:17 PM
Professor Courtney McLaughlin, Department of Educational and School Psychology, will provide an introduction to the interdisciplinary nature of mental health in educational settings in her presentation, “From Research to Practice: Constructing School-Based Mental Health Systems.” The 120th annual convention of the APA meets in Orlando, Fla., August 2–5, 2012.
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Lynanne Black, Educational and School Psychology, presented the keynote at the Early Childhood Conference in Indiana, Pa., on April 20, 2012. Black presented on “Examining the Importance of Play in Children’s Growth and Development.”
Posted on 5/2/2012 2:25:31 PM
Lynanne Black, Timothy Runge, and Courtney McLaughlin will teach three workshops during Summer 2012.
Posted on 5/2/2012 1:58:01 PM
Timothy Runge, Educational and School Psychology, will give the keynote address at the Lincoln Intermediate Unit #12 School-Wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Support meeting on April 17, 2012.
Posted on 4/24/2012 3:51:23 PM
The Department of Educational and School Psychology is proud to recognize Courtney McLaughlin on her recent presentation to the United States Virgin Islands Department of Education.
Posted on 4/23/2012 3:44:42 PM
Joseph Kovaleski, Educational and School Psychology, will host the webinar on May 9, 2012, in conjunction with the Minnesota RtI Community of Practice, part of the Minnesota Department of Education.
Posted on 4/23/2012 3:42:38 PM
Three Educational and School Psychology graduate students, Michael Boneshefski, Jon Flynn, and Dean Holtzman, received doctoral fellowship awards.
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Joseph Kovaleski, Educational and School Psychology, participated in a live online chat, “Using RtII for SLD Determination in Pennsylvania,” on January 24, 2012.
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IUP Educational and School Psychology students and faculty members will present at the National Association of School Psychologists convention in February 2012.
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We are proud to recognize two members of the IUP School Psychology program on their recent articles in the December 2011 issue of Communiqué.
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School Psychology graduate student Kevin O’Donnell recently received the Julius Filcik Doctoral Fellowship.
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IUP alumnus Dr. John Garruto received the Woodcock-Muñoz Foundation’s Outstanding Dissertation of the Year award during the Fall 2011 semester.
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IUP alumnus Dr. Joel Erion recently received the Association of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania Distinguished Service Award for 2011 at the annual fall ASPP conference.
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Students and faculty members from the Department of Educational and School Psychology made presentations at the conference of the Association of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania on October 19 and 20, 2011.
Posted on 10/24/2011 3:29:38 PM
Dr. Steven Feifer, a graduate of the IUP doctoral program in School Psychology was named Maryland’s School Psychologist of the Year in 2008 and received the same honor in 2009 from the National Association of School Psychologists.
Posted on 7/21/2011 10:08:37 AM
Dr. Mark McGowan, assistant professor in the Department of Educational and School Psychology, held a “Brown Bag” lunch session in the Department of Psychology on Friday, April 8, 2011.
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The IUP Educational and School Psychology program was well-represented among presenters at the 2011 convention of the National Association of School Psychologists.
Posted on 3/17/2011 12:16:48 PM
Dr. Mark McGowan’s manuscript, “The Predictive Validity of the Structured Assessment of Violence Risk in Youth in Secondary Educational Settings,” was accepted for publication in the American Psychological Association’s professional journal Psychological Assessment.
Posted on 2/10/2011 10:56:38 AM
The National Association of School Psychologists will soon be releasing the third edition of Helping Children at Home and School.
Posted on 2/8/2011 3:59:40 PM
It was another successful year for the IUP School Psychology Program at the annual Association of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania conference, held in October 2010. The program was well represented by students and faculty members at this year’s conference.
Posted on 2/3/2011 3:48:59 PM
IUP alumna Jennifer Lillenstein, statewide lead consultant and state lead for Response to Instruction and Intervention at the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network, received the ASPP School Psychologist of the Year award for 2010.
Posted on 2/3/2011 3:48:10 PM
Mark McGowan, Educational and School Psychology, received the 2010 Early Career Psychologist Credentialing Scholarship from the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. He also published a chapter in the Handbook of Pediatric Neuropsychology.
Posted on 2/3/2011 3:47:35 PM
Dr. Timothy Runge has been named this year’s Outstanding Researcher in the College of Education and Educational Technology and will be honored with a reception in the Breezedale Library on November 4, 2009.
Posted on 10/5/2009 1:16:37 PM
The twentieth annual conference on Current Trends and Future Issues in Assessment, sponsored by doctoral students in School Psychology, will occur June 25, June 30, and July 1–2, 2009, in 255 Stouffer Hall from 1:30-4:00 p.m.
Posted on 6/24/2009 12:18:48 PM
In partnership with the Educational and School Psychology Department of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, the Association of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania will hold its second Response to Intervention (RtI) Institute on July 16-17, 2009.
Posted on 6/10/2009 3:46:02 PM
Dr. Edward Levinson, chair of the Department of Educational and School Psychology, and Dr. Denise L. Ohler (D.Ed. ’94) of Edinboro University were co-guest editors of the June 2009 issue of the Journal of Employment Counseling.
Posted on 6/4/2009 3:21:04 PM
Five faculty members, five current graduate students, and seven alumni from the Educational and School Psychology department combined to present twenty-two papers, posters, mini-skills sessions, symposia, and workshops at the 2009 convention of the National Association of School Psychologists held in Boston.
Posted on 3/26/2009 3:15:49 PM
Dr. Gurmal Rattan of the Department of Educational and School Psychology, with IUP graduate Dr. Steven Feifer, coedited the book Emotional Disorders: A Neuropsychological, Psychopharmacological, and Educational Perspective.
Posted on 3/19/2009 5:39:25 PM
Dr. Gurmal Rattan, from the Educational and School Psychology Department, presented the paper “What Do Educators Know About Depression?” to the thirty-second annual conference for the Eastern Educational Research Association.
Posted on 3/19/2009 5:36:15 PM
Dr. Mark McGowan was recently licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Psychology. This license complements his national certification as a school psychologist, a certification he has held for the past five years.
Posted on 1/15/2009 10:15:06 AM
Dr. Timothy Runge was honored as an Early Career Scholar by the Society for the Study of School Psychology in December 2008.
Posted on 1/15/2009 10:10:12 AM
Dr. Mark Staszkiewicz, Educational and School Psychology Department, has been selected to serve on the Board of Examiners for the Keystone Alliance for Performance Excellence.
Posted on 1/15/2009 10:05:25 AM
Dr. Leigh Armistead, a 2000 graduate of IUP’s doctoral program in school psychology, was awarded the College of Education and Educational Technology’s first annual Alumni-Scholar award at a ceremony/reception in Beard Auditorium on November 13.
Posted on 12/4/2008 5:30:34 PM
Rhonda Armistead, immediate past president of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), met with school psychology faculty and students on November 13.
Posted on 12/4/2008 5:28:33 PM
Dr. Dan Cane and Dr. Gurmal Rattan presented a paper titled “Everyday implications of executive functioning in students with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and learning disabilities.”
Posted on 11/11/2008 2:59:16 PM
Dr. Timothy Runge copresented with two consultants from the Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education, on “Integrated School-Wide Positive Behavior Support and School-Based Behavioral Health in Pennsylvania: Lessons Learned.”
Posted on 11/5/2008 3:16:09 PM
Dr. Victoria Damiani has been appointed to the editorial board of the Journal of School Violence.
Posted on 10/13/2008 11:32:25 AM
Dr. Lynanne Black published an article entitled “Early Identification” in the Spring 2008 issue of the Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education’s PAGE Update.
Posted on 10/10/2008 11:58:47 AM
Dr. Timothy Runge and Dr. Mark Staszkiewicz will conduct a program evaluation of Pennsylvania’s statewide implementation of School-Wide Positive Behavior Support.
Posted on 10/1/2008 2:03:57 PM
Dr. Mark McGowan received the 2008 Science–Practice Research Poster Award from the Pennsylvania Psychological Association for his work on Violence Risk Assessment in Secondary Education Settings.
Posted on 9/29/2008 1:53:56 PM
Dr. Edward Levinson and Denise Ohler D’94 have been invited to serve as coguest editors for a special issue of the Journal of Employment Counseling devoted to the topic of school-to-work transition.
Posted on 9/25/2008 11:09:13 AM
The first annual Response to Intervention (RtI) Institute will be held at IUP July 17 and 18. Response to Intervention in Iowa and Pennsylvania A Comparison of Models will bring together national leaders in the RtI movement from Iowa and
Posted on 5/14/2008 9:27:36 AM
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