Edward Shapiro

Edward Shapiro - (Member)
Lehigh University
L-111 Iacocca Hall
111 Research Dr. Lehigh University
Bethlehem, PA 18015
PhD in School Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 1978
Academic assessment
Curriculum-based assessment
School-based prevention of academic problems

Edward S. Shapiro, Ph.D., currently is Professor of School Psychology and Director, Center for Promoting Research to Practice in the College of Education at Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He is the 2006 winner of the Senior Scientist Award given by the Division of School Psychology of the American Psychological Association in recognition of a senior member of the field who has provided a sustained program of outstanding theoretical research. Dr. Shapiro is author, co-author, or co-editor of 14 books, including his most recently published fourth edition of Academic Skills Problems: Direct Assessment and Intervention and the Academic Skills Problems Workbook, both by Guilford Press as well as Models for Implementing Response to Intervention. He is best known for his work in curriculum-based assessment and methods for assessing and intervening in academic skills problems with elementary age students. Among his many projects, Dr. Shapiro recently completed a federal project focused on the development of a multi-tiered, Response-to-Intervention (RTI) model in two districts in Pennsylvania and has recently been awarded a U.S. Department of Education training grant to train school psychologists as facilitators of RTI processes. He currently is co-PI of a Goal 3 IES grant examining the efficacy of implementing the RAMP –UP reading program for middle school students with severe reading disabilities. Dr. Shapiro has been working as a consultant with the Pennsylvania Department of Education to facilitate the implementation of the Response to Intervention methodology for the state.

Chris Skinner, 1989, Professor and Director, School Psychology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Jeffry Freidman, 1989, School Psychologist, Middletown, New York
Barry McCurdy, 1990, Director of Research, Devereux Foundation, Devon, PA
Tami Derr, 1990, School Psychologist, Elizabethtown School District, Elizabethtown, PA
Elizabeth Lalli, 1990 School Psychologist, Council Rock School District, Pennsylvania
Maura Roberts,1991, Assistant Superintendent, Easton Area School District, Easton, PA
Stewart M. Shear, 1994, Devereux Foundation, Devon, PA
John M. Hintze, 1994, Professor, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Tanya Eckert, 1996, Professor, Syracuse University
Kathy L. Bradley, 1997, Associate Professor, University of South Florida
Jeanne Yugar, 1999, School Psychologist, Long Beach School District, Long Beach, CA
Ed Snyder, 2000, Professor, Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA
Amy Boyajian Mace, 2000, School Psychologist
Romilia Ramirez, 2001, School Psychologist, Houston, TX
Kevin Kelly, 2001, School Psychologist, Quakertown Community School District, Quakertown, PA
Lourdes Sanchez, 2003, School Psychologist, Allentown School District, Allentown, PA
Lisa Marie Angello, 2003
Adam Feinberg, 2003, The May Institute, Chatham, MA
Kristin Stiles, 2005, School Psychologist, Whitehall-Coplay School District, Whitehall, PA
Iris Kaminitz-Berkooz, 2003, School Psychologist, Tel Aviv, Israel
Stacy Durnan, 2005, Research Scientist, Center for Promoting Research to Practice, Lehigh University
William Eng, 2007, School Psychologist, Howard County School District
Nollaig Carberry, 2005, School Psychologist, Dublin, Ireland
Milena A. Keller, 2007, Assistant Professor, University of Houston
Mark Manella, 2009, School Psychologist, Central Bucks School District
Anuja Divatia, 2008, School Psychologist, California
Nathan Clemmons, 2009, Assistant Professor, Texas A & M University
Karen Gishclar, 2009, Associate Professor, Rider University
Cheyenne Hughes, 2011, Staff Psychologist, Alfred duPont Center, Wilmington, DE
Jaime Benson, 2011, Post doctoral fellow, Kennedy Kreiger Institute
Lisa Thomas, 2012, Research Psychologist, Devereux Foundation


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