Meet Our Scholars

 

Cristina Chen Cristina Chen
Faculty Profile

Specialization in Mild to Moderate Learning Disabilities

Research Interest: Culturally and/or Linguistically Diverse Students in Special Education

Current Position: Special Education Coordinator at Birdville ISD

Julie Combs Julie Combs
Faculty Profile

Specialization in Mild to Moderate Learning Disabilities

Research Interest: Early Intervention/Reading

Current Position: Special Education Director at Crowley ISD

Kimberlee Flatt Kimberlee Flatt
Faculty Profile

Specialization in Autism

Research Interest: Restricted & Repetitive Behaviors

Current position: BCBA at Wylie ISD

Ricardo Montalvo Ricardo Montalvo
Faculty Profile

Specialization in Mild to Moderate Learning Disabilities

Research Interest: Response to Intervention

Current Position: Coordinator of Instructional Services at Education Service Center Region 11

Susan Nix Susan Nix
Faculty Profile

Specialization in Mild to Moderate Learning Disabilities

Research Interest: Co-Teaching Instruction

Current Position: Educational Diagnostician at Birdville ISD

Frankie Norris Frankie Norris
Faculty Profile

Specialization in Mild to Moderate Learning Disabilities

Research Interest: Finding ways to provide systematic reading intervention at the middle school level, increasing parent involvement among students at-risk of failure and special education students with, increasing student motivation and self monitoring, improving teacher training and development, impacting curriculum and instruction with more universal

Current Position:  6th Grade Reading & English Teacher at Birdville ISD

Nicole Park Nicole Park
Faculty Profile

Specialization in Mild to Moderate Learning Disabilities

Research Interest: Transition, mild/moderate disabilities, teacher preparedness, service delivery

Current Position: Transition Support Specialist at Lewisville ISD

Michelle Scheifer Michelle Scheifer
Faculty Profile

Specialization in Mild to Moderate Learning Disabilities

Research Interest: Behavioral Disabilities, ED, etc.

Current Position: Special Education Department Chair at Irving ISD

Carin Shearer Carin Shearer
Faculty Profile

Specialization in Autism

Research Interest: Autism; ABA; Staff Training

Current Position: Lead Interventionist/BCBA at Lewisville ISD

Jamie Thomas Jamie Thomas
Faculty Profile

Specialization in Autism

Research Interest: Autism more specifically Vocational Needs

Current Position: Special Services Supervisor at Birdville ISD