Teaching & Learning
- Ph.D. in Special Education with a minor in Quantitative Methods, Vanderbilt University
- M.Ed. in Education Policy and Management, Harvard Graduate School of Education
- B.S. in Special Education with Honors, Pennsylvania State University
- B.A. in Religious Studies with Distinction, Pennsylvania State University
Areas of Professional Interest
- Special education policy
- Policies and interventions to improve teacher quality for students with disabilities
- Classroom management
- Quantitative methods
Gilmour, A. F., Wehby, J. H., & McGuire, T. M. (In press). A preliminary investigation of using school-based coaches to support intervention fidelity of a class-wide behavior management program. Preventing School Failure. doi: 10.1080/1045988X.2016.1214907
Kraft, M. A., & Gilmour, A. F. (In press). Can evaluation promote teacher development? A case
study of principals’ views and experiences. Educational Administration Quarterly. doi:10.1177/0013161X16653445
Maggin, D. M., Wehby, J. H., & Gilmour, A. F. (2016). Intensive academic interventions for
students with emotional and behavioral disorders: An experimental framework. Journal
of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 24, 138-147. doi: 10.1177/1063426616649162
Chow, J., & Gilmour, A. F. (2016). Designing and implementing group contingencies in the
classroom: A teacher’s guide. Teaching Exceptional Children, 48, 137-143. doi:
Gilmour, A. F., Wehby, J. H., & McGuire, T. M. (2016, April). A preliminary investigation of
using school-based coaches to support implementation fidelity. Panel presented at the
Council for Exceptional Children 2016 Convention and Expo, St. Louis, MO.
Gilmour, A. F., & Henry, G. T. (2016, March). Do students with disabilities have access to high
quality teachers? Paper presented at the Association for Education Finance and Policy
41st Annual Conference, Denver, CO.
Kraft, M. A. & Gilmour, A. F. (2016, February). Can principals promote teacher development
as evaluators? Paper presented at the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness
Spring 2016 Conference, Washington, DC.
Gilmour, A. & Wehby, J. H. (2015, February). Supporting teacher use of evidence-based
practices by incorporating coaching into evaluation. Presented at the Midwest
Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders, Kansas City, MO.
Chow, J., Gilmour, A., Mason, C., & Wehby, J. H. (2014, February). Using group contingencies
to effectively promote and encourage positive class-wide behavior. Presented at the
Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders, Kansas City, MO.
Gilmour, A. (2013, April). Two approaches to special education teacher evaluation. Presented
at the Harvard Student Research Conference, Cambridge, MA.