Research Areas


Efficient and Contextually Relevant Interventions

Effective, efficient, resource-saving interventions that are appropriate given the particulars of various school contexts

Contextual fit

Classroom management

High Impact and Prevention

Bridge the research-to-practice gap

Interventions that produce high-impact behavior change

  • Building repertoires that reduce the likelihood of children developing problem behavior

  • Reducing impulsive choice in young children

Implementing effective practices at scale in educational systems

  • Positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS)

  • Implementation science

Social justice issues in education

  • Misuse of seclusion and restraint for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities

  • Disproportionality in school discipline

Staff Training and Coaching

Training and coaching teachers in the process of evidence-based practice

  • Implementation of effective practices with fidelity

  • Data-based decision-making

  • Student, family, teacher, and community values

  • School context and resources

Efficient methods for staff training and coaching

  • Self-monitoring

  • Telehealth