John Mark Froiland

John Mark Froiland - (Affiliate)
University of Northern Colorado
University of Northern Colorado
298 Mckee Hall Box 131
Greeley, CO 80639
PhD in School Psychology, Michigan State University, 2004
Structural equation models
Youth development
Parenting interventions

John Mark Froiland is an assistant professor at the University of Northern Colorado. He received his PhD at Michigan State University, where he studied motivation to learn with Jere Brophy. Dr. Froiland practiced for 5 years as school psychologist, specializing in preventive problem-solving. He worked at Purdue for two years as U.S. Institute of Education Sciences Postdoctoral Fellow in Early Childhood Education, Human Development and Family Studies. He is on the editorial boards of School Psychology International, School Psychology Forum, Contemporary School Psychology, and Educational Psychology (Taylor and Francis). He has published intervention research on parental autonomy support and children's emotional health, and has published many articles on the role of positive parent involvement in promoting the development of achievement.


  • The SSSP Board Meeting during the NASP Convention will be held Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 12 to 4 at Swissotel (connected to the Hyatt) MT069.
  • The SSSP Members' Meeting and Reception will be held Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 5 to 7 at Maggiano’s Downtown Chicago, 516 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654.