Mark Shinn

Mark Shinn - (Member)
National-Louis University
44 Holabird Loop
Highwood, IL 60040
PhD in Educational Psychology, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 1981
Academic assessment
Response to Intervention
Curriculum-based assessment

Mark Shinn is a Professor of School Psychology at National Louis University in Skokie, IL and was formerly a Professor of School Psychology and Professor of Special Education at the University of Oregon. Mark began working in the first sites nationally that evolved into an RTI model in the early 1980s and has worked with schools in more than 40 states in his 25 years of consultation on basic skills screening, progress monitoring, and multi-tiered systems of supports. From 2005-2010 he was Project Director for the Northern Region of IASPIRE, a USDE/OSEP and Illinois State Board of Education Personnel Preparation Grant for supporting implementation of RTI in a Multi-Tier Intervention model in Illinois. Mark has edited 2 books on Curriculum-Based Measurement (CBM) and co-edited 3 editions of Interventions for Achievement and Behavior Problems, including the recently released third edition entitled Interventions for Achievement and Behavior Problems in a 3-Tier Model, including RTI published in 2010 by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). Mark also has published almost 100 professional journal articles and book chapters on CBM, progress monitoring, and problem-solving model service delivery systems. In his career, he has served as a consultant to schools across the country on implementation of multi-tiered services and supports models, (a.k.a. RTI) in 43 states, most recently with the state departments of education of Virginia, Tennessee, and North Dakota.


  • 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.