Dr. Volpe and Briesch Awarded $1.6M Grant from the Department of Education to Develop Feasible Assessment System

Drs. Volpe and Briesch have been award a Goal 5 Measurement grant from the National Center for Special Education Research Institute of Education Sciences. The 4-year project will support their work to develop and evaluate feasible assessment systems for school-based problem-solving models. The title of the project is: “Development and Validation of a Web-based System for Monitoring Social Behavior.” The project represents a partnership between Drs. Volpe and Briesch, several local school districts and Pearson Assessment.

Congratulations to Matt DuBois!

Matt successfully defended his dissertation entitled: “EVALUATION OF A PARENT ADMINISTERED COMPUTER-ASSISTED TUTORING PROGRAM TARGETING LETTER SOUND KNOWLEDGE IN PRESCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN.”

Many thanks to Matt Burns for serving on the committee!

Congratulations Brian

Congratulations to Brian Daniels for successfully proposing his dissertation entitled,

EVALUATION OF THE ISIS TEACHER RATING FORM:  RELIABILITY, VALIDITY, AND CLASSSIFICATION ACCURACY

Way to go Brian!

Many thanks to Amy Briesch and Greg Fabiano for serving on his committee.

RtI

“Response to intervention. The movement away from the correlational approach to short-term empiricism will do for school psychology what the forward pass did for football.”

John Hintze