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Dr Teresa Taber Doughty

[Dr Teresa Anne Taber Doughty]

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Last Updated: October 28, 2021
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Biography

Biography

A 37-year veteran special educator, researcher, and teacher trainer, Dr. Teresa Taber Doughty began as dean of the University of Texas at Arlington’s College of Education in 2016.

As dean, she is committed to the preparation of outstanding education professionals to ensure that every child in Texas and across the nation has access to a highly effective teacher and school leader. She believes that quality professional preparation grounded in evidence-based research is the foundation for effective schools, impactful leadership, and thriving communities.

Author/co-author of more than 60 professional publications, she currently serves on the Board of Examiners for the Council for the Accreditation of Education Professionals (CAEP), as a Quality Review Team lead for the Association for Advancing Quality Educator Preparation (AAQEP), and recently concluded her tenure as the Executive Director for the Division of Autism and Developmental Disabilities of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC-DADD). She also serves on numerous professional editorial boards for scholarly journals and is an executive board member for the AWARE Foundation.

Prior to joining UTA, Dr. Taber Doughty spent 17 years on the faculty at Purdue University as both a professor of special education and as an associate dean in the College of Education. She earned her degrees at Auburn University (B.S.) in Auburn, AL and Georgia State University (M.Ed. and Ph.D) in Atlanta, GA.

She and her husband have three adult children, six grandchildren, and two golden doodles named Boomer and Buttercup.

Education

Education

    • 1996 PhD in Special Education – Severe Disabilities /Vocational Preparation
      Georgia State University
    • 1990 MS in Severe Disabilities
      Georgia State University
    • 1984 BS in Mental Retardation
      Auburn University

Licensure and Certifications

Licensure and Certifications

    • 1986 Special Education teacher, Georgia Department of Education
    • 1984 Special Education Teacher, Alabama Department of Education

Appointments

Appointments

    • 2016 to Present Dean
      College of Education, University of Texas at Arlington
    • 2013 to 2016 Associate Dean for Learning
      College of Education, Purdue University
    • 2013 to 2016 Department Head
      Academic Services, College of Education, Purdue University
    • 2013 to 2016 Director
      Woodrow Wilson fellowship program, STEM Goes Rural, College of Education, Purdue
    • 2013 to 2016 Professor
      Department of Educational Studies, Purdue University
    • 2000 to 2016 Convener
      Special Education Program, Department of Educational Studies, Purdue University
    • 2005 to 2013 Associate Professor
      Department of Educational Studies, Purdue University
    • 1999 to 2005 Assistant Professor
      Department of Educational Studies, Purdue University
    • 1999 to 2003 Visiting Instructor
      Department of Educational Psychology and Special Education, Georgia State
    • 1991 to 1999 Associate Project Director
      Department of Educational Psychology and Special Education, Georgia State University
    • 1991 to 1999 Instructor
      Department of Educational Psychology and Special Education, Georgia State University
    • 1998 to 1998 Adjunct Professor
      Department of Special Education, Oglethorpe University
    • 1989 to 1991 Special Education teacher, CBVI Coordinator
      Lovejoy High School, Clayton County Schools
    • 1986 to 1989 Special Education teacher
      Adamson Junior High School, Clayton County Schools
    • Past to 1988 Summer School instructor
      Morrow High School, Clayton County Schools
    • 1984 to 1986 Special Education teacher
      Brewer High School, Morgan County Schools

Memberships

    • Sept 2016 to Present American Education Research Association
    • Jan 2012 to Present Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities
      Executive Director
    • Jan 1985 to Present Council for Exceptional Children

Awards and Honors

    • Jan  2020 Burton Blatt Humanitarian Award sponsored by Council for Exceptional Children: Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities
    •  2013 CIC Academic Leadership Program Fellowship sponsored by Office of the Provost
    •  2013 Discovery Award sponsored by Dept. of Educational Studies
    •  2013 Engagement Award sponsored by Dept. of Educational Studies
    •  2013 Inductee sponsored by Purdue Book of Great Teachers, Center for Instructional Excellence
    •  2012 Charles B. Murphy Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award sponsored by Purdue University
    •  2012 One Brick Higher Award sponsored by Office of the President - Purdue University
    •  2012 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award sponsored by Purdue University
    •  2011 Fellowship sponsored by Provost
    •  2011 Inaugural Dean’s Fellow Award sponsored by College of Education - Purdue University
    •  2011 Teaching Award sponsored by College of Education - Purdue University
    •  2011 Teaching Award sponsored by Department of Educational Studies - Purdue University
    •  2009 Faculty Fellow of the Year sponsored by Shreve Hall - Purdue University
    •  2006 Teaching Award sponsored by Department of Educational Studies - Purdue University
    •  2005 Fellow sponsored by Teaching Academy - Purdue University
    •  2005 Nominee for the Charles B. Murphy teaching award sponsored by College of Education - Purdue University
    •  2004 Teaching Award sponsored by Department of Educational Studies - Purdue University
    •  2004 Teaching Award sponsored by School of Education - Purdue University
    •  2003 Engagement Award sponsored by Dept. of Educational Studies - Purdue University
    •  2003 Outstanding University Professor Award sponsored by Kappa Delta Pi
    •  1997 Dissertation Award Use of self-operated auditory prompts by workers with moderate mental retardation to transition independently through vocational tasks. sponsored by GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Nov 2019 to Oct 2021 Project Match Made in Schools (MMS): Special Educators and Social Workers Enhancing Services for Students with Disabilities and High-Intensity Needs sponsored by  -  $346497
      (Funded)

Publications


      2020
      • Book
        Teaching Students with Special Needs in Inclusive Settings
        [Smith, TE C, Polloway, EA, Taber-Doughty, T]. "Pro-ed".

      2016
      • Book
        Teaching Students with Special Needs in Inclusive Settings (7th Edition)
        [Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne]. Boston: "Pearson".

      2015
      • Book
        Footsteps toward the future: A real-world curricular focus for students with autism, intellectual, and developmental disability. DADD Prism Series
        [Bouck, EC, Taber-Doughty, T, Savage, M]. Arlington, VA: "Council for Exceptional Children".

      2019
      • Book Chapter
        Life skills and community participation
        Evidence-based practices in instructional information for students with intellectual disability & autism spectrum disorders. Book 4: Research/Evidence-based practices for teaching concepts to students with intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorder and transition
        [Savage, MN, Taber-Doughty, T]. Arlington VA: "Council for Exceptional Children".

      2018
      • Book Chapter
        Life skills for early childhood students with intellectual disability
        In R. Gargiulo & E. C. Bouck (Eds.), Instructional Strategies for Students with Mild, Moderate, and Severe Intellectual Disability
        [Purcell, M, Taber-Doughty, T]. 203-228. Los Angeles CA: "SAGE Publications".
      • Book Chapter
        Life skills for elementary age students with intellectual disability
        In R. Gargiulo & E. C. Bouck (Eds.), Instructional Strategies for Students with Mild, Moderate, and Severe Intellectual Disability
        [Taber-Doughty, T]. 266-300. Los Angeles: "SAGE Publications".
      • Book Chapter
        Life skills for secondary students with intellectual disability
        In R. Gargiulo & E. C. Bouck (Eds.), Instructional Strategies for Students with Mild, Moderate, and Severe Intellectual Disability
        [Taber-Doughty, T, Shurr, JC]. 334-362. Los Angeles CA: "SAGE Publications".
      • Book Chapter
        Teaching academic skills to secondary students with intellectual disability
        [Shurr, JC, Taber-Doughty, T]. 231-265. Los Angeles: "SAGE Publications".

      2011
      • Book Chapter
        Family involvement and support throughout the school years
        In D. Zager, M. L. Wehmeyer & R. L. Simpson (Eds.), Evidence-based principles and practices for educating students with autism
        [Taber-Doughty, T, Bouck, EC]. 203-228. "Taylor & Francis".

      2004
      • Book Chapter
        Students with moderate and severe mental retardation
        In R.P. Colarusso & C. M. O’Rourke (Eds.), Special education for all teachers (3rd ed.)
        [Alberto, PA, Taber, TA, Cihak, DF].

      2003
      • Book Chapter
        Teaching middle school students with disabilities
        In M. Finders and S. Hynds (Eds.), Literacy lessons: Teaching and learning with middle schoolers
        [Taber, TA]. Upper Saddle River NJ: "Prentice Hall".

      1999
      • Book Chapter
        Students with moderate and severe mental retardation
        In R.P. Colarusso & C. M. O’Rourke (Eds.), Special education for all teachers (2nd ed.)
        [Alberto, PA, Taber, TA]. 218-262. Dubuque IA: "Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company".

      1997
      • Book Chapter
        Students with moderate and severe mental retardation
        In R.P. Colarusso & C.M. O'Rourke (Eds) Special education for all teachers
        [Alberto, PA, Taber, TA]. 215-259. Dubuque IA: "Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company".

      2019
      • Journal Article
        School counselors in international dialogue: A study of cultural immersion
        [Peterson, JS, Lee, D, Shah, C, Knomler, N, Taber-Doughty, T]. International Journal of Educational Reform. 28(2), 162-178.

      2018
      • Journal Article
        The Picture Plus Discussion Intervention: Text Access for High School Students with Moderate Intellectual Disability
        [Shurr, JordanC, Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne]. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities. 32(3), 198-208. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1088357615625056
      • Journal Article
        Comparing the Effectiveness of Virtual and Concrete Manipulatives to Teach Algebra to Secondary Students With Learning Disabilities
        [Satsangi, Rajiv, Bouck, EmilyC, Taber-Doughty, Teresa, Bofferding, Laura, Roberts, Carly]. Learning Disability Quarterly. 39(4), 211-228. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0731948716649754
      • Journal Article
        Increasing physical activity for adults with autism spectrum disorder: Comparing in-person with technology-delivered praise.
        [Savage, MelissaN, Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Brodhead, MatthewT, Bouck, EmilyC]. Research in Developmental Disabilities. 73, 115-125. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2017.12.019

      2017
      • Journal Article
        Improving Problem-Solving Performance of Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders
        [Yakubova, Gulnoza, Taber-Doughty, Teresa]. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities. 32(1), 3-17. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1088357615587506
      • Journal Article
        Self-operated auditory prompting systems for individuals with intellectual disability: A meta-analysis of single-subject research
        [Savage, MelissaN, Taber Doughty, TeresaA]. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability. 42(3), 249-258. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/13668250.2016.1229459

      2016
      • Journal Article
        Conversational skills instruction during therapeutic horseback riding for adolescents with mild disabilities
        [Bassette, LA, Taber-Doughty, T, Brady, C]. Scientific and Educational Journal of Therapeutic Riding, 21, 48-63..

      2015
      • Journal Article
        Special Educators and Data Recording: What's Delayed Recording Got to Do With It?
        [Jasper, AD, Taber-Doughty, T]. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities. 30(3), 143-153. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1088357614547809
      • Journal Article
        Using a Behavioral Approach to Decrease Self-Injurious Behavior in an Adolescent With Severe Autism: A Data-Based Case Study
        [Boesch, MC, Taber-Doughty, T, Wendt, O, Smalts, S]. Education and Treatment of Children. 38(3), 305-328. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/etc.2015.0012
      • Journal Article
        Using Science Inquiry Methods to Promote Self-Determination and Problem-Solving Skills for Students with Moderate Intellectual Disability
        [Miller, BT, Taber-Doughty, T, Krockover, G]. Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities. 50(3), 356-368.

      2014
      • Journal Article
        High-Tech or Low-Tech? Comparing Self-Monitoring Systems to Increase Task Independence for Students With Autism
        [Bouck, EC, Savage, M, Meyer, NK, Taber-Doughty, T, Hunley, M]. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities. 29(3), 156-167. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1088357614528797
      • Journal Article
        Virtual and Concrete Manipulatives: A Comparison of Approaches for Solving Mathematics Problems for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
        [Bouck, EC, Satsangi, R, Taber-Doughty, T, Courtney, W]. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 44(1), 180-193. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10803-013-1863-2

      2013
      • Journal Article
        Brief Report: Learning Via the Electronic Interactive Whiteboard for Two Students with Autism and a Student with Moderate Intellectual Disability
        [Yakubova, G, Taber Doughty, T]. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 43(6), 1465-1472. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10803-012-1682-x
      • Journal Article
        Feasibility of speech recognition systems for real-time captioning and transcription for assisted notetaking.
        [Ranchal, R, Taber Doughty, T, Bain, K, Robinson, JP, Buerstock, BS]. IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies , 6(4), 299-311..
      • Journal Article
        Spelling on the Fly: Investigating a Pentop Computer to Improve the Spelling Skills of Three Elementary Students with Disabilities
        [Taber-Doughty, T, Szwed, K, Bouck, EC, Bassette, L, Flanagan, S]. 25(3), 166-175. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10400435.2012.743491
      • Journal Article
        The Effects of a Dog Reading Visitation Program on Academic Engagement Behavior in Three Elementary Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities: A Single Case Design
        [Bassette, L, Taber-Doughty, T]. Child & Youth Care Forum. 42(3), 239-256. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10566-013-9197-y
      • Journal Article
        Using iPads to teach inquiry science to students with a moderate to severe intellectual disability: A pilot study
        [Miller, BT, Krockover, GH, Taber-Doughty, T]. Journal of Research in Science Teaching. 50(8), 887-911. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/tea.21091
      • Journal Article
        Using Speech Recognition for Real-Time Captioning and Lecture Transcription in the Classroom
        [Ronchal, R, Taber-Doughty, T, Guo, Y, Bain, K, Martin, H, Robinson, JP, Duerstock, BS]. 6(4), 299-311. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TLT.2013.21

      2012
      • Journal Article
        Assessing educator data reliability: Which method is best?
        [Taber-Doughty, T, Jasper, A]. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 27, 168-176.. 27, 168-176.

      2011
      2010
      • Journal Article
        Safety assessment of a home-based telecare system for adults with developmental disabilities in Indiana: a multi-stakeholder perspective
        [Brewer, J, Taber-Doughty, T, Kubik, S]. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. 16(5), 265-269. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1258/jtt.2010.090902
      • Journal Article
        Standard care and telecare services: A comparison of two service systems for supporting consumers with intellectual disabilities in their own homes
        [Taber-Doughty, T, Shurr, JC, Brewer, J, Kubik, S]. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research : JIDR. 54(9), 843-859. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2788.2010.01314.x
      • Journal Article
        Storybook interactions: A comparison of vocabulary usage
        [DaFonte, MA, Pufpaff, L, Taber-Doughty, T]. 47(5), 514-524.
      • Journal Article
        The use of alternative communication modes with infants. How early can we start?
        [DaFonte, MA, Taber-Doughty, T]. Early Child Development and Care : ECDC. 180(4), 417-439.

      2009
      2008
      2006
      2005
      2004
      • Journal Article
        An investigation of instructional scheduling arrangements for community-based instruction
        [Chalk, D, Alberto, PA, Kessler, K, Taber-Doughty, T]. Research in Developmental Disabilities. 25, 105-116. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2003.04.006

      2003
      • Journal Article
        A strategy for when lost in the community using cell phones
        [Taber, TA, Alberto, P, Hughes, M, Seltzer, A]. Research and Practice for Persons With Severe Disabilities : the Journal of TASH. 28, 105-116.

      2002
      2000
      • Journal Article
        Inclusion of students with moderate or severe disabilities in educational and community settings: Perspectives from parents and siblings
        [Gallagher, PA, Floyd, HJ, Stafford, AM, Taber, TA, Brozovic, SA, Alberto, PA]. Education and Training in Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, 35, 135-147.. 35, 135-147.
        https://eric.ed.gov/?id=EJ608106

      1999
      • Journal Article
        Decreasing the off-task behavior of a student with autism and moderate mental retardation through the use of self-operated auditory prompts
        [Taber, TA, Seltzer, A, Heflin, J, Alberto, P]. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 14 , 159-166.. 14, 159-166.

      1998
      1997
      • Journal Article
        Continuing issues of collaborative transition planning in the secondary schools
        [Alberto, PA, Taber, TA, Elliott, NA, Brozovic, SA]. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation. 8, 197-204.

      1996
      • Journal Article
        Promoting nontask-related communication at vocational sites
        [Heller, WK, Allgood, MH, Davis, B, A, SE, Castelle, MD, Taber, TA]. Augmentative and Alternative Communication. 12, 169-178. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07434619612331277618
      • Journal Article
        The role of school district interagency transition committees within an overall collaborative structure
        [Elliott, NE, Alberto, P, Arnold, SE, Taber, TA, Bryar, MR]. Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling. 27, 1-6.

      1995
      1993
      • Journal Article
        Vocational content for students with moderate and severe disabilities in elementary and middle grades
        [Alberto, PA, Elliott, N, Taber, TA, Houser, E, Andrews, P]. Focus on Exceptional Children. 25, 1-10.

Presentations

    • July  2019
      Taber-Doughty, Teresa (Leader), "Preparing students for active engagement: Life skills and community participation", Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities, Fayetteville, Arkansas. (July 26, 2019).
    •  2018
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Cihak, D, McMahon, D, Wood, L, , "CEC Standards". ( , 2018).
    •  2016
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Wehmeyer, M, Gargiulo, R, Bouck, EC, "How to write texts and have them published". ( , 2016).
    •  2016
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Savage, M, "Self-operated auditory prompting systems for individuals with ID". ( , 2016).
    •  2015
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Bouck, E, Savage, M, , "A real-world focus for students with intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorders.". ( , 2015).
    •  2013
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Bouck, E, "Virtual and concrete manipulatives: Comparing the effectiveness when teaching mathematics. ". ( , 2013).
    •  2012
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, "An evaluation rubric for iPad autism apps in special education". ( , 2012).
    •  2012
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Shurr, J, "Expanding options for literacy access: Supporting middle school students with moderate intellectual disability in accessing typical age-appropriate texts". ( , 2012).
    •  2012
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Yakubova, G, "The effects of SMART Board technology on students’ learning, engagement and behavior. ". ( , 2012).
    •  2012
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, "Using children’s literature to increase educators’ understanding of special education". ( , 2012).
    •  2012
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Szwed, K, "Using children’s literature to increase educators’ understanding of special education.". ( , 2012).
    •  2011
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Duerstock, BS, Ranchal, R, Guo, Y, Robinson, JP, Bain, K, "Assistive notetaking using speech recognition technology. ". ( , 2011).
    •  2011
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Bassette, L, Flanagen, S, Jasper, A, Tom, K, , "Effects of two video-based instructional methods for students with intellectual disabilities". ( , 2011).
    •  2011
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Shurr, J, "Increasing comprehension for middle school students with moderate intellectual disabilities on age-appropriate text". ( , 2011).
    •  2011
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Miller, B, Shurr, J, Wiles, B, "Portable and accessible video modeling for students with moderate intellectual disabilities.". ( , 2011).
    •  2010
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, "Instructional effectiveness using telecare supports for adults with developmental disabilities. ". ( , 2010).
    •  2010
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Shurr, J, "Telecare technologies for adults with intellectual disabilities". ( , 2010).
    •  2009
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Bouck, E, Bassette, L, Szwed, K, "Computer pens: Tools for learning math, spelling, and writing". ( , 2009).
    •  2009
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Boesch, M, Wendt, O, , "Functional communication training: A comparison of two replacement behavior". ( , 2009).
    •  2008
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, "imultaneous and delayed video modeling: An examination of system effectiveness and student preferences.". ( , 2008).
    •  2008
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Cihak, DF, Alberto, P, , "The use of video technology as positive behavioral supports in inclusive environments.". ( , 2008).
    •  2008
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Bouck, E, Swzed, K, "Using Flypens to teach spelling, math, and writing to students with mild disabilities". ( , 2008).
    •  2008
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Cihak, DF, Alldred-Hughes, M, "Using video technology to enhance community-based instruction". ( , 2008).
    •  2007
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, "A comparison of simultaneous and delayed video modeling in independent community performance". ( , 2007).
    •  2007
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Cihak, DF, "Enhancing community based instruction through technology and self-determination. ". ( , 2007).
    •  2007
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, DaFonte, MA, "Storybook interaction: A comparison of vocabulary usage". ( , 2007).
    •  2006
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, DaFonte, MA, "A comparison of vocabulary usage during storybook reading.". ( , 2006).
    •  2006
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, "Considering student choice when selecting instructional strategies". ( , 2006).
    •  2004
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Cihak, D, Alberto, P, "Considering student choice, teacher preferences, and strategy effectiveness when selecting instructional methods". ( , 2004).
    •  2003
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Cihak, D, Alberto, P, "Community-based instruction Scheduling and coordinating instruction". ( , 2003).
    •  2002
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Alberto, P, "A strategy for when lost in the community". ( , 2002).
    •  2000
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Stafford, A, Hughes, M, "Final outcomes of the Georgia Systems Change project. ". ( , 2000).
    •  2000
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Ferko, D, "Using poster presentations to teach applied behavior analysis: Linking research to practice". ( , 2000).
    •  1996
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Arnold, S, "Findings from the Georgia Systems Change project for the inclusion of children and youth with severe disabilities". ( , 1996).
    •  1995
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Hutcheson, P, "Making the world safe for democracy: World War I, women, and higher education in the United States.". ( , 1995).
    •  1993
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Arnold, S, "Interagency transition planning committees". ( , 1993).
    •  1992
      Taber Doughty, TeresaAnne, Arnold, S, "General Information on Georgia's Supported Employment and Transition Services Project. ". ( , 1992).

Students Supervised

    • July 2016
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Kathryn Szwed, Purdue University
      Self-regulation to practice: Incorporating the strategy to an early childhood special education setting
    • May 2016
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Melissa Savage, Purdue University
      Comparing direct and techology-based praise statements to increase physical activity for students with autism spectrum disorder
    • 2015
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Nancy Meyer, Purdue University
      Read-aloud accommodations, expository text, and adolescents with learning disabilities
    • 2015
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Rajiv Satsangi, Purdue University
      Comparing the efficacy of virtual and concrete manipulatives to learn algebra for secondary students with learning disabilities
    • 2014
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Pei-lin Weng, Purdue University
      Comparing the effectiveness of two app-based number lines to teach price comparison to students with autism spectrum disorders
    • 2014
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Thomas Haley-Hermiz, Purdue University
      Emotion capture: Emotion mimicry using facial motion capture
    • 2013
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Bridget Miller, Purdue University
      Using science inquiry methods to promote self-determination and problem-soling skills for students with moderate intellectual disability
    • 2013
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Gulnoza Yakubova, Purdue University
      Using video modeling in teaching social skills to students with autism when making a purchase in a grocery store
    • 2012
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Jordan Shurr, Purdue University
      Literacy access: An examination of the picture plus discussion (PPD) intervention using typical and age-appropriate texts
    • 2012
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Sarah Flanagan, Purdue University
      Sustaining written expression quality through leveled procedural facilitators in secondary students with and without learning disabilities
    • 2012
      Other
      Kinsey Tom, Purdue University
      Educational Specialist degree completion
      Using functional behavior assessment to address problem behaviors of students with ADHD and EBD
    • 2011
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Andrea Jasper, Purdue University
      The effects of latency on the accuracy of student performance data recorded by special educators during three conditions
    • 2011
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Laura Bassette, Purdue University
      Reading with Maggie: The effect of the presence/absence of a dog in a reading intervention package
    • 2011
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Miriam Chacon Boesch, Purdue University
      Augmentative and alternative communication in autism: A comparison of the Picture Exchange Communication system and speech-output technology
    • 2010
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Gulnoza Yakubova, Purdue University
      Using video modeling to teach social skills to students with autism
    • 2009
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Adi Adinugroho-Horstman, Purdue University
      The effect of self-monitoring instruction on preschoolers' prosocial behavior
    • 2009
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Suzanne Beike, Purdue University
      The effects of interest on reading comprehension in children with reading problems, attention problems and typically developing children
    • 2008
      Other
      Scott Patton, Purdue University
      Chair, Ed. S. Committee
      Simultaneous and delayed video modeling: A comparison of prompting systems
    • 2008
      Dissertation Committee Co-Chair
      Kathrine Brown, Purdue University
      The effects of format on knowledge acquisition
    • 2008
      Dissertation Committee Co-Chair
      Maria Alexandra Da Fonte, Purdue University
      The use of graphic symbols as an alternative means to demonstrate intentional communication during early adult-infant communicative interactions
    • 2006
      Dissertation Committee Co-Chair
      Sherry DeMik, Purdue University
      Narrative inquiry into the retention of special education teachers
    • 2006
      Dissertation Committee Co-Chair
      Vera Castro, Purdue University
      The effects of modified Orton-Gillingham instructional strategies on phonological processing deficits in a first-year college Spanish student.
    • 2006
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Oliver Wendt, Purdue University
      The effectiveness of augmentative and alternative communication for individuals with autism spectrum disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis
    • July 2006
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Allyson Matt, (College of Education)
      A High School to College Needs Assessment of Students with Disabilities
    • 2001
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Doreen Ferko, Purdue University
      Effect of loud verbal phrases on individuals with reactive aggression
    • Apr 2001
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Eugenia Oakes, (College of Education)
      Early Childhood Assessment: Developing instruments with evidence of validity

Service to the Profession

    • Mar 2020 to  Present
      Quality Review Team lead
      AAQEP
      Serve as lead site visitor to educator preparation programs in U.S. seeking national accreditation via AAQEP.
    • Nov 2019 to  Present
      Proposal Reviewer
      AAQEP
      Review accreditation documents for educator preparation programs in the U.S. prior to their accreditation report being submitted.
    • 2015 to  Present
      Member
      CAEP Board of Visitors
    • 2012 to  Present
      Editorial Board Member
      Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services
    • 2003 to  Present
      Editorial Board Member
      Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities
    • Jan 2013 to  Dec 2019
      Executive DirectorUnited States)
      Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities
    • 2011 to  2015
      Committee Member
      NCATE Board of Examiners
    • 2001 to  2015
      Editorial Board Member
      Journal of Behavioral Education
    • 2007 to  2013
      Editorial Board Member
      Journal of Special Education Technology
    • 2008 to  2011
      Presidential Cycle
      Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities
    • 2001 to  2006
      Editorial Board Member
      Psychology in the Schools

Service to the Community

Service to the Community

    • Sept 2017 to  Present
      Board Member (Arlington, TX, US)
      AWARE Foundation
      I serve on the board of directors and as part of the selection committee for Teacher's of the Year in the Arlington ISD
    • 2014 to  2016
      Scorer
      Pearson Education, edTPA scorer in special education
    • 2012 to  2016
      University Representative
      Indiana Commission for Higher Education Statewide General Education Transfer Core Taskforce
    • 2012 to  2015
      University Representative
      Indiana Commission for Higher Education Core to College Initiative (Lumina Foundation/Hewlett Foundation/Gates Foundation)
    • 2012 to  2014
      Senate Member
      Educational Policy Committee, University Senate
    • 2012 to  2014
      COE Representative
      Senate Advisory Committee, University Senate
    • 2012 to  2014
      Chair and COE Representative
      Undergraduate Curriculum Council, University Senate
    • 2012 to  2014
      COE Senator
      University Senate
    • 2011 to  2012
      Member
      Foundations of Excellence (Learning Dimension Committee)
    • 2011 to  2012
      Chair and COE Representative
      Purdue Core Curriculum Committee, University Senate
    • 2011 to  2012
      Committee Chair
      University Graduate Committee, Subcommittee A (Behavioral Sciences)
    • 2010 to  2012
      COE Representative
      Committee on Governance of Undergraduate Curricula
    • 2001 to  2012
      Member
      University Forum in Special Education Indiana Department of Education, Indianapolis, IN
    • 2011 to  2011
      Member
      Purdue Decadal Enrollment, Instruction, and Co-Curricular Sub-committee
    • 2010 to  2010
      Pannel Reviewer
      Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), U.S. Dept. of Education, Washington DC (Leadership Prep)
    • 2007 to  2010
      Reviewer
      NCATE/SPA, Council for Exceptional Children, Washington, DC
    • 2009 to  2009
      Representative, Co-Chair of Education Committee
      Indiana Commission on Higher Education, Lumina Foundation Tuning Project
    • 2007 to  2009
      Consultant
      Rest Assured, Wabash Center, Lafayette, IN
    • 2003 to  2003
      Pannel Member
      Indiana Validation Standard Setting Professional
    • 1998 to  1999
      Advisory Board Member
      Committee Member, Kennesaw State University Inclusion Project WINS, Kennesaw, GA
    • 1998 to  1999
      Team Facilitator
      Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Rehabilitation Services and the Georgia Dept of Education, Div for Exceptional Students, Atlanta
    • 1996 to  1996
      Panel Reviewer
      U. S. Dept. of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, Program for Children with Severe Disabilities, Washington, DC .