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Sandy Smith

Assistant Professor
Exceptional Child Education

ssmith@semo.edu
573-651-2122

Office:  Scully 313

Curriculum Vitae


Dr. Sandra D. Smith

Education

  • Ph.D. in Educational Psychology Special Education, Texas A&M University
  • M.Ed. in Administration, Schreiner University, Kerrville, TX
  • B.S.E. Interdisciplinary Studies:  Special Education, Texas State University

Certifications

  • State of Texas Special Education Teacher Pre-K - 12
  • State of Texas Elementary Education Teacher Self-Contained Grades 1-8
  • State of Texas Principal Grades EC-12
  • Education Service Center Region XIII Behavior Coach Endorsement

Courses Taught

  • Consultation in Special Education
  • Adolescent Literacy for Students with Diverse Instructional Needs
  • Single Case Experimental Design
  • Transition Education and Services for Individuals with Disabilities
  • Classroom and Behavior Management Strategies for Students with Disabilities
  • Special Education Field-Based Experience
  • Understanding Special Populations
  • Classroom Management Strategies

Recent Publications

  • Haas, A., Vannest, K. J., & Smith, S. D. (2019). Using peers to support academic learning for children with autism spectrum disorder. Behavior Analysis in Practice. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40617-019-00363-4
  • Mendoza, M., Smith, S. D., & Bowman-Perrott, L. (2019) Strategies to prevent suspension and expulsion of students with behavioral challenges. Preventing School Failure (Manuscript in review).

Recent Presentations

  • Sallese, M. R., Fuller, M., Farrell, E., Smith, S. D. (2019, October) Is What You’re Doing Working? Oral presentation at the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders Annual Conference on Severe Behavior Disorders of Children & Youth, Tempe, AZ.
  • Smith, S. D., Mendoza, M., Gushanas, C., & Burke, M. D. (2017, October) Interventions to Increase On-Task Behavior of Students with ADHD: A Systematic Review. Oral presentation at the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders Annual Conference on Severe Behavior Disorders of Children & Youth, Tempe, AZ.
  • Smith, S. D., Burke, M.D., & Yanoush, K. (2017, June). Interventions to increase on-task behavior of students with ADHD: A systematic review of single case research. Poster presentation at the 1st Research Symposium of the PBS-Europe Network, Siegen, Germany.
  • Gushanas, C., Smith, S. D., Mendoza, M., Bowman-Perrott, L., & Burke, M. D. (2017, October). The effect of self-determination interventions among students with and at-risk for emotional behavior disorder: A meta-analysis. Oral presentation at the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders Annual Conference on Severe Behavior Disorders of Children & Youth, Tempe, AZ. SDS
  • Smith, S. D., Mendoza, M., & Burke, M. D. (2017, March) Interventions to Increase On-Task Behavior of Students with ADHD: A Systematic Review. Poster presentation at the Association for Positive Behavior Supports Annual International Conference, Denver, CO.
  • Gushanas, C., Burke, M., Bowman-Perrot, L., Hagan-Burke, S. D., Smith, S., & Sanchez, L. (2017, March). What interventions are promoting self-determination for students with disabilities at behavioral risks? Denver, CO: Poster presented at the 14th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support.
  • Smith, S. D. (2016, October). What the research says about interventions for ADHD. Oral presentation at the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders Annual Conference on Severe Behavior Disorders of Children & Youth, Tempe, AZ.
  • Gregori, E., Hatton, H. Lynch, P. S., Peltier, C., & Smith, S. D. (2016, April). Incorporating technology into a survey of disability course to improve student engagement. Oral presentation at the Council for Exceptional Children Special Education Convention and Expo, St. Louis, MO.
  • Gregori, E. & Smith, S. D. (2015, October). Incorporating technology into a survey of disability course to improve student engagement. Poster presentation at the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

Contact

573.651.2122
jwooldridge@semo.edu
Scully 313
Dept. of Elem., Early & Special Edu.
One University Plaza, MS 5575
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701