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Posted on 11/17/2016 2:56:44 PM

New School Psychology PhD Program at IUP

The Educational and School Psychology Department is now accepting applicants to the School Psychology PhD program.

Posted on 9/28/2016 1:21:20 PM

Students and Professor Present at Pennsylvania Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Implementers’ Forum

Educational and School Psychology graduate students Krista Streyle and Haylee Peace recently presented posters at the 2016 Pennsylvania Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Implementers’ Forum in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Posted on 9/8/2016 1:37:06 PM

Runge Presents on Identification of Specific Learning Disabilities in Written Expression within Multi-tiered System of Supports

Timothy Runge, Educational and School Psychology Department, presented an invited workshop on May 19 titled “RtII/Specific Learning Disability Determination in Writing K-12” at the Harrisburg office of the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network.

Posted on 9/8/2016 1:30:16 PM

McGowan and Runge Publish Article Examining the Utility of Curriculum-Based Measures of Oral Reading Fluency

McGowan and Runge Publish Article Examining the Utility of Curriculum-Based Measures of Oral Reading Fluency

Posted on 4/27/2016 3:12:02 PM

McGowan Publishes Article on the Importance of Ecological Frameworks in Addressing School Violence

McGowan Publishes Article on the Importance of Ecological Frameworks in Addressing School Violence

Posted on 4/27/2016 12:41:22 PM

McGowan Publishes Article on Assessment of Violence Risk

Mark McGowan, PhD (Educational and School Psychology Department) recently published an article regarding the role of practitioners in the assessment of violence risk at the individual level.

Posted on 3/28/2016 10:01:56 AM

Staszkiewicz Retires After a Forty Year Career in the Education Field

Staszkiewicz Retires After a Forty Year Career in the Education Field

Posted on 3/21/2016 12:01:16 PM

SPAN Members Participate in Winter Warm-Up 2016

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.

Posted on 3/14/2016 10:05:06 AM

Ferraro Presents Commencement Address at December Ceremony

Meghan Ferraro, a recent graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, presented the commencement address as the graduate ceremony student speaker at the December 2015 Commencement ceremony.

Posted on 3/14/2016 10:03:25 AM

Students, Faculty, and Alumni to Present at NASP Convention 2016

Students, faculty, and alumni from the Educational and School Psychology Department are scheduled to present during the second week of February at the annual National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Convention 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Posted on 2/22/2016 4:21:46 PM

Now Taking Clients: IUP Child Study Center Summer Clinic 2016

The Child Study Center, run out of the Educational and School Psychology Department at IUP, is scheduling clients for the summer clinic sessions. Call 724-357-2445 to make your appointment now.

Posted on 2/22/2016 4:18:58 PM

Boneshefski Publishes in Pennsylvania Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Journal

Michael Boneshefski, a student in the Educational and School Psychology program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, received publication for his article in the fall 2015 Pennsylvania Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (PASCD) Journal.

Posted on 2/22/2016 4:18:01 PM

McLaughlin Appointed Senior Associate Editor for School Psychology International Journal

Courtney McLaughlin, PhD, NCSP (assistant professor in Educational and School Psychology), has been appointed senior associate editor of Online Materials and Social Media for School Psychology International.

Posted on 1/26/2016 8:22:25 AM

Now Taking Clients: IUP Child Study Center Spring 2016 Clinic

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.

Posted on 1/21/2016 2:06:01 PM

McLaughlin Presents Paper at the 2015 World Congress Convention in Columbia, South Carolina

Courtney McLaughlin, PhD, NCSP (assistant professor in the Department of Educational and School Psychology) presented a paper on innovative uses of geographic information in the field of mental health and implications of the application of this information at the 2015 World Congress Convention in September.

Posted on 12/3/2015 10:28:39 AM

McLaughlin, McMasters, and Riviello Present Poster at 2015 World Congress Convention

Courtney McLaughlin, PhD, NCSP (assistant professor in the Department of Educational and School Psychology), Angela McMasters, DEd, NCSP (adjunct in Educational and School Psychology), and Emily Riviello, MEd (doctoral student in Educational and School Psychology) presented at the 2015 World Congress Convention in Columbia, South Carolina, in September.

Posted on 12/3/2015 10:27:34 AM

Now Taking Clients: IUP Child Study Center Spring Clinic 2016

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.

Posted on 12/1/2015 2:45:35 PM

Runge and Kovaleski Co-author Chapter in “Handbook of Response to Intervention”

Timothy Runge and Joseph Kovaleski (Educational and School Psychology) co-authored a chapter for the newly-released Handbook of Response to Intervention: The Science and Practice of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support

Posted on 10/13/2015 10:19:36 AM

Lillenstein Selected for Recognition as Model School Psychology Intern Field Supervisor

David Lillenstein of the Derry Township School District has been selected for recognition as a Model School Psychology Intern Field Supervisor by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) and its Graduate Education Committee. 

Posted on 10/8/2015 12:08:23 PM

Runge Discusses School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Timothy Runge, PhD, NCSP, Educational and School Psychology Department, was the invited speaker at a regional meeting of schools implementing School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS) held in Altoona, Pa. on October 2, 2015. 

Posted on 10/8/2015 11:19:41 AM

Runge Presents Keynote Address at Pennsylvania Positive Behavior Support Network’s Facilitators’ Institute

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 September 9.

Posted on 10/5/2015 10:29:19 AM

Runge Receives Teacher Scholar Award

Timothy Runge, associate professor in the Educational and School Psychology Department, received the College of Education and Educational Technology Teacher Scholar Award.

Posted on 10/5/2015 10:26:23 AM

McLaughlin Publishes Article on School-Based Mental Health

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

Faculty and Students Present Research at National Association of School Psychologists Annual Conference

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,

Posted on 3/16/2015 1:45:13 PM

Runge, Gorlaski, & Wagner publish an article on Critical Features of Sustained School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

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

Alumnus Paff Selected as the Graduate Student Speaker for the December 2014 Commencement

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

McLaughlin and Kovaleski Publish on Student Performance and Client Impact Data

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

Educational and School Psychology Alumnus/Current Students Receive Honors

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

Alumnus DeMatteo to Receive the College of Education Distinguished Alumni Scholar Award

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.

Posted on 10/15/2014 12:41:04 PM

Staszkiewicz Receives College of Education and Educational Technology Faculty Leadership Award

Professor Mark Staszkiewicz was awarded IUP’s College of Education and Educational Technology Faculty Leadership Award based on his years as an experienced faculty member and his services in leadership and mentoring within the college.

Posted on 9/30/2014 9:46:48 AM

McLaughlin Receives College of Education and Educational Technology Teacher Scholar Award

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.

Posted on 9/30/2014 9:35:16 AM

Runge Presents Workshop on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Timothy Runge, associate professor in the Education and School Psychology Department, was invited to present the full-day workshop at the summer Regional Workshop of the Virginia Academy of School Psychologists in Richmond, Va. on August 11, 2014.

Posted on 9/24/2014 1:56:48 PM

Runge Publishes on Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support

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 Interventions

Posted on 9/24/2014 1:54:03 PM

Black Appointed to Advisory Board of Reading ASSIST Institute

Associate Professor Lynanne Black, Educational and School Psychology, was recently named to the advisory board of the Reading ASSIST Institute.

Posted on 9/24/2014 11:11:11 AM

Educational and School Psychology Faculty/Current Students to Present Research at the ASPP Conference

The department would like to recognize faculty and current students on their upcoming presentations at the 2014 Association of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania conference.

Posted on 9/18/2014 12:19:18 PM

Doctoral Student Kaas Reviews RTI Guide

Felicia Kaas, a doctoral student in the Educational and School Psychology Department, published a book review in the National Association of School Psychologists publication Communique.

Posted on 9/16/2014 3:20:17 PM

Black and Lattanzio Receive Fearless Diamonds Awards

Lynanne Black, Educational Psychology Department, and doctoral student Latitia Lattanzio each won a Fearless Diamonds Award, presented to female students and professional women of the IUP/local community whose contributions and/or achievements reflect leadership, social justice, and diversity.

Posted on 4/22/2014 11:29:07 AM

Staszkiewicz Presents in Discussion of Research Related to Diversity, Social Equity, and Inclusion

Mark Staszkiewicz, Educational and School Psychology Department, presented on a panel of faculty with the assistant to the president for Social Equity to discuss faculty diversity at IUP.

Posted on 4/16/2014 10:30:52 AM

Kovaleski Responds to Colker’s Criticism of Identifying a Specific Learning Disability

Joseph Kovaleski’s article in the Journal of Law and Education, “Scientifically Supported Identification of SLD Using RTI: A Response to Ruth Colker,” responds to Colker’s review of the historical and contemporary controversies among scientists and school practitioners regarding how students are identified as having a specific learning disability (SLD) and how they can be effectively taught.

Posted on 4/8/2014 12:28:47 PM

School Psychology Association Network Raises over $1,500 for Autism Speaks

Members of the School Psychology Association Network and the Educational and School Psychology Department will participate in the ninth annual Autism Speaks U 5K Race/3K Walk on Saturday, April 5, 2014. Donate to the team and help IUP School Psychology members exceed their goal.

Posted on 3/31/2014 1:59:53 PM

Education and School Psychology Alumni at NASP Conference Present Research

Nine alumni from the Department of Education and School Psychology presented 19 presentations at the NASP Conference, held in Washington, D.C. on February 18–21, 2014.

Posted on 3/25/2014 1:33:37 PM

Alumni Ferchalk and Cogan-Ferchalk Receive Outstanding Graduate Student Research Awards

Matthew Ferchalk and JoAnna Cogan-Ferchalk, alumni of the Department of Educational and School Psychology, will receive Outstanding Graduate Student Research Awards at the 20th annual Awards Luncheon on March 31, 2014, as part of Research Appreciation Week at IUP.

Posted on 3/25/2014 1:31:14 PM

Student Tarbell to Evaluate Early Childhood Education STAR Event

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.

Posted on 3/11/2014 11:31:13 AM

Runge Discusses Benefits of Membership in Association of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania

Timothy Runge, Educational and School Psychology, published an article entitled “How Will You Serve” in InSight, the triannual newsletter of the Association of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 2/26/2014 10:50:25 AM

Alumna Smith Gives Enlightening Speech at Educational and School Psychology Winter Graduation

At the department’s 2013 winter graduation ceremony, doctoral program alumna Christina Smith discussed two laws of such indescribable importance and wisdom that they will determine the success or failure of our lives during every waking second.

Posted on 2/26/2014 10:28:41 AM

Vice President of Middle States Commission on Higher Education Hosted by Runge, Educational and School Psychology

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

Six Presentations from Educational and School Psychology Faculty and Students at National School Psychology Conference

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.

Posted on 2/11/2014 9:58:29 AM

Education and School Psychology Department Wins Two-Minute Vine Contest

Julie Vandervort and Nicole Ellis, students in the Educational and School Psychology Department, won the social media contest on how to save two minutes, using a six-second Vine.

Posted on 2/11/2014 9:53:08 AM

McLaughlin and Kovaleski Discuss Program Models in Preservice Training of School Psychologists

Courtney McLaughlin and Joseph Kovaleski, Educational and School Psychology, will present on innovative program models or practices to the preservice training of school psychologists at the 2014 Trainers of School Psychology meeting in Washington, D.C.

Posted on 1/29/2014 10:05:58 AM

Staszkiewicz Speaks at Freedom Fund Banquet

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

Guidance Center Clinical Officer Discusses Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

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

McLaughlin Discusses Status of Mental Health in Schools

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

Alumna Marco-Fies Leads Online Talk for the RTI Action Network

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 instructional decisions.

Posted on 11/5/2013 12:46:16 PM

Kovaleski Participates in Learning Disability Identification Roundtable

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

First Vine from Educational and School Psychology

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.

Posted on 10/9/2013 1:05:17 PM

McGowan to Serve as Pennsylvania Psychological Association Conference Chair

Mark McGowan, associate professor in the Educational and School Psychology Department, will serve as the Pennsylvania Psychological Association conference chair through 2014.

Posted on 10/8/2013 3:18:06 PM

McLaughlin Discusses Empirically Supported Interventions for Students at Risk

Courtney McLaughlin, Educational and School Psychology, presented “Enhancing Evidence-Based Interventions for Students At-Risk for Depression within a School-Based Mental Health System” at the 2013 conference on Advancing School Mental Health.

Posted on 10/1/2013 2:25:00 PM

Kovaleski Completes New Book on Response to Intervention

The Department of Educational and School Psychology congratulates Joseph Kovaleski on the completion and print of his new book, The RTI Approach to Evaluating Learning Disabilities.

Posted on 9/3/2013 11:55:43 AM

McLaughlin Presents on School-Based Mental Health and School Leadership

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

Runge Testifies Before Pennsylvania House Select Committee on School Safety

Timothy Runge, Educational and School Psychology, testified before the Pennsylvania House Select Committee on School Safety, June 6, 2013.

Posted on 6/27/2013 12:52:05 PM

Runge Discusses Response to Instruction and Intervention Model

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.

Posted on 4/22/2013 2:38:00 PM

School Psychology Doctoral Student Boneshefski Wins First Place Award at Graduate Scholarship Forum

The Educational and School Psychology Department congratulates Michael Boneshefski, a doctoral student in the School Psychology Program, who received the first place award at the Graduate Scholarship Forum on April 3, 2013!

Posted on 4/10/2013 12:27:15 PM

Education and School Psychology Alumni Present Research at NASP Conference

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.

Posted on 4/3/2013 3:16:01 PM

The Child Study Center Is Now Taking Referrals for Summer 2013

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, M.Ed. Educational Psychology Student, Receives Fearless Diamonds Award

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.

Posted on 3/27/2013 2:06:57 PM

Kovaleski to Receive Excellence in Faculty Research Award

Joseph Kovaleski, Educational and School Psychology, will be recognized during the annual Research Appreciation Week luncheon on April 1, 2013.

Posted on 3/26/2013 4:33:26 PM

Kovaleski Presents Distinguished Lecture at National Association of School Psychologists Conference

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.

Posted on 3/26/2013 4:32:46 PM

McLaughlin Presents on Overcoming Barriers of Online Assessment

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

Department of Educational and School Psychology Contributes 18 Presentations to Recent State and National School Psychology Conferences

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

Article Ranks School Psychologist at Number 14 in 100 Best Jobs for 2013

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

Where Are They Now? An Update on Richard VanVoorhis, One of Our Department’s Alumni

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.

Posted on 2/4/2013 1:35:23 PM

McLaughlin Presents Research on Application of CBT Group Therapy in School-Based Mental Health Systems

Courtney McLaughlin, Educational and School Psychology, presented “Application of CBT Group Therapy in a School-Based Mental Health System” at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, November 15–18, 2012.

Posted on 12/10/2012 4:24:30 PM

Runge Publishes on Criteria for Pennsylvania Public Schools to Identify Specific Learning Disabilities

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

Runge Publishes Review of His Early Literacy Measures

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

Runge to Serve as Higher Education Liaison for Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education

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

Kovaleski Presents Keynote at Wisconsin School Psychologists Association Convention

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

Educational and School Psychology Students and Faculty to Present Topics at Association of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania

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

Runge Elected to Serve on APSCUF Committee

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

McLaughlin Attends Mental Health-Education Integration Consortium Meeting

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

Machado, McLaughlin, and Messekher Present on Cross Facilitating Learning Communities Using Technology

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.

Posted on 9/5/2012 3:38:17 PM

Runge and McGowan Published “Identification of Giftedness in Pennsylvania”

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

Staszkiewicz Elected APSCUF President

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

Staszkiewicz Appointed APSCUF President

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

McLaughlin to Present at American Psychological Association Annual Convention

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.

Posted on 6/13/2012 3:15:13 PM

Runge Presents Keynote and Workshop at Pennsylvania Positive Behavior Support Implementers’ Forum

Timothy Runge, Educational and School Psychology, presented “PBIS Implementation: Current Trends and Future Directions” and held a workshop on “PAPBS Data: What’s In It For Me?” on May 23–24, 2012.

Posted on 6/5/2012 3:23:58 PM

Black Presents Keynote on the Importance of Play for Children

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

Three Summer Workshops Offered by Educational and School Psychology

Lynanne Black, Timothy Runge, and Courtney McLaughlin will teach three workshops during Summer 2012.

Posted on 5/2/2012 1:58:01 PM

Runge to Present Keynote at School-Wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Support Meeting

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

McLaughlin Presents on Status of School-Based Mental Health in the U.S.

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

Kovaleski Webinar Discusses Data Teaming Within an RtI Model

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

Graduate Students Receive Distinguished Fellowship Awards

Three Educational and School Psychology graduate students, Michael Boneshefski, Jon Flynn, and Dean Holtzman, received doctoral fellowship awards.

Posted on 4/23/2012 3:40:59 PM

Kovaleski Speaks on RTII for Determining Specific Learning Disabilities

Joseph Kovaleski, Educational and School Psychology, participated in a live online chat, “Using RtII for SLD Determination in Pennsylvania,” on January 24, 2012.

Posted on 2/1/2012 3:56:25 PM

IUP to Participate in National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention

IUP Educational and School Psychology students and faculty members will present at the National Association of School Psychologists convention in February 2012.

Posted on 12/7/2011 4:01:26 PM

Two IUP Doctoral Students Publish Articles

We are proud to recognize two members of the IUP School Psychology program on their recent articles in the December 2011 issue of Communiqué.

Posted on 12/7/2011 3:37:28 PM

Graduate Student Receives the Julius Filcik Doctoral Fellowship

School Psychology graduate student Kevin O’Donnell recently received the Julius Filcik Doctoral Fellowship.

Posted on 11/28/2011 3:37:43 PM

Distinguished Alumni Scholar Feifer Speaks with Educational and School Psychology Graduate Students

Steven Feifer, the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Scholar recipient, spoke with Educational and School Psychology graduate students on November 4, 2011.

Posted on 11/9/2011 2:26:31 PM

Alumnus Garruto Receives Outstanding Dissertation of the Year Award

IUP alumnus Dr. John Garruto received the Woodcock-Muñoz Foundation’s Outstanding Dissertation of the Year award during the Fall 2011 semester.

Posted on 11/3/2011 5:00:21 PM

Alumnus Erion Receives Distinguished Service Award from Association of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania

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.

Posted on 11/3/2011 4:49:21 PM

Students and Faculty Participate in Association of School Psychologists Conference

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

Alumnus Feifer Twice Named School Psychologist of the Year

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

McGowan Speaks about Violence Risk Assessment in Pediatric Populations

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.

Posted on 4/14/2011 4:07:02 PM

IUP Well-Represented at National Association of School Psychologists Convention

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

McGowan Publishes Paper on Violence Risk Assessment

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

Helping Children at Home and School

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

IUP Well-Represented at Association of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania Conference

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

Alumna Lillenstein Named School Psychologist of the Year

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

McGowan Receives Early Career Psychologist Award, Publishes Chapter in Pediatric Neuropsychology Handbook

Dr. 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

Runge Named Outstanding Researcher

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

Annual Conference on Current Trends and Future Issues in Assessment

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

IUP to Host Second Annual Summer Response to Intervention Institute

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

Levinson Serves as Guest Editor of Journal, Publishes Article With Program Graduates

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

IUP Well-Represented Among Presenters at 2009 NASP Convention

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

Rattan Coedits Book on Emotional Disorders

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

Rattan Presents Paper at Eastern Educational Research Association Conference

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

McGowan Receives License in Pennsylvania

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

Runge Honored by Society for the Study of School Psychology

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

Staszkiewicz to Serve on Board for Keystone Alliance for Performance Excellence

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

Armistead Receives Alumni-Scholar Award

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

NASP Past President Visits IUP Faculty and Students

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

Rattan Presents Paper at National Academy of Neuropsychology

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

Runge Presents at Conference on Advancing School Mental Health

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

Damiani Appointed to Editorial Board

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

Article by Black Published in Journal of the Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education

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

Runge and Staszkiewicz Evaluating Statewide Positive Behavior Support Program

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

McGowan receives 2008 Science–Practice Research Poster Award

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

Levinson Invited as Guest Editor of Journal of Employment Counseling

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

Response to Intervention Comes to the IUP Campus

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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