Christopher R. Niileksela

School of Education - Educational Psychology
Lecturer
Primary office:
785-864-1037
Joseph R. Pearson Hall
Room 641
University of Kansas
1122 West Campus Rd.
Lawrence, KS 66045


Christopher Niileksela received his Ph.D. from the University of Kansas in School Psychology in 2012. He is a lecturer for the School Psychology program and primarily teaches courses in applied behavior analysis, systems consultation, school-based practicum, and the psychoeducational clinic. His research interests are in the assessment and identification of learning disabilities, measurement of intelligence and academic skills, consultation in school-based settings, applied behavior analysis, and behavioral economics.Christopher Niileksela received his Ph.D. from the University of Kansas in School Psychology in 2012. He is a lecturer for the School Psychology program and primarily teaches courses in applied behavior analysis, systems consultation, school-based practicum, and the psychoeducational clinic. His research interests are in the assessment and identification of learning disabilities, measurement of intelligence and academic skills, consultation in school-based settings, applied behavior analysis, and behavioral economics.

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D., School Psychology, University of Kansas, 2012
  • Ed.S., School Psychology, University of Kansas, 2009
  • B.A., Psychology, Arizona State University, 2005

Specializations

Assessment and identification of learning disabilities, intellectual and academic assessment, school-based consultation and problem solving

Courses

Dept Number Course Name Syllabus
EPSY 798 Special course: Applied Behavior Analysis Download
EPSY 798 Special course: Systems Consultation Download
EPSY 855 Psychoeducational Clinic I: Assessment, Consultation, and Intervention Download
EPSY 865 Psychoeducational Clinic 2: Assessment, Consultation, and Intervention Download
EPSY 901 Research Practicum Download
EPSY 910 Practicum in School Psychology Download
EPSY 911 Advanced Practicum in School Psychology Download
EPSY 947 Specialist Research Download

The specialist program in school psychology is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists
School of Education is 10th among public universities for its master’s and doctoral programs
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Doctoral programs in school psychology and counseling psychology are accredited by the American Psychological Association
Involved in $22 million project to create new testing system for special education students
Robert Harrington is creating a certification program in bullying prevention for educators
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