Faculty and Graduate Students offer federal public policy institute for National Association of School Psychologists

Faculty and students in D.C.

Dr. Nate von der Embse and Temple University School Psychology graduate students traveled to Washington DC for the National Association of School Psychologists to offer a federal public policy institute. This interactive training offers presentations by national leaders working in federal education and human service offices, Congress, research institutions, professional associations, and student development organizations. Interested participants may include graduate students, school psychologists, school counselors, teachers, principals, and others committed to promoting resilient successful students.

College of Education Builds School and Community Partnerships via the Choice Neighborhood Initiative

Student walking around Temple University

Temple University is a lead education partner for the Choice Neighborhood Initiative, which was granted by the department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to the Philadelphia Housing Authority in 2013. As part of the Choice Neighborhood Initiative, Temple University and other local partners are developing supports for children and families in the Norristown Apartments neighborhood.

Dr. Matt Tincani Recognized for Service on Board of Directors of Association for Positive Behavior Support

Dr. Matt Tincani

After successfully completing a three-year elected term on the APBS Board of Directors, Matt has continued to serve APBS through facilitation of the awarding of the annual E.G. “Ted” Carr Initial Researcher Award. This service requires considerable time and commitment throughout the course of each year culminating with selection and announcement of award winners in conjunction with our annual conference.

Dr. Yasko Kanno Named 2015 TESOL Distinguished Researcher

Dr. Yasko Kanno

Dr. Yasko Kanno, Associate Professor of TESOL in the College of Education at Temple University was selected as the recipient of the TESOL International Association Award for Distinguished Research for her paper published in American Educational Research Journal(link is external) titled, “''I'm Not Going to Be, Like, for the AP'': English Language Learners' Limited Access to Advanced College-Preparatory Courses in High School.(link is external)

Temple to Host Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Ron Suskind

Ron Suskind

Temple University and the Office of Congressman Fattah will host Addressing Autism with special guest Ron Suskind, a Pulitzer Prize-winning and New York Times Best Selling author. Suskind will explain the development of Affinity Therapy and what you can do as a scientist, family member, or caregiver to improve the lives of those affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder. The event will feature a panel that includes Dr. Matt Tincani, Associate Professor, Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis Programs at Temple University.

Dr. Frank Farley Discusses the Detection of Lying on Today

Dr. Frank Farley

“Lying is not easy to detect,” says Frank Farley, a professor of psychology in the College of Education at Temple University. “Catching a liar by the techniques in the video is not precise. Even though it’s tricky to sniff out liars, there is some research to support that how a person draws a letter on his or her forehead can predict self-perception.


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