SPEaR Team Members

Bruce Frey
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 643

Bruce Frey, Ph.D. was trained at the University of Kansas in the areas of statistics, measurement and research design. His areas of research include classroom assessment, instrument development and program evaluation. Dr. Frey is the author of several books, including Statistics Hacks and Modern... more

Chris Niileksela
Assistant Professor
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 640

Christopher Niileksela received his Ph.D. from the University of Kansas in School Psychology in 2012. He is an Assistant Professor and teaches in the School Psychology program. He primarily teaches courses in applied behavior analysis, systems consultation, school-based practicum, and the... more

Graduate Research Assistants

Garcia, Andrea
SPEaR Graduate Research Assistant
Alan Nong
SPEaR Graduate Research Assistant

Ph.D. in Educational Psychology & Research
Research, Evaluation & Measurement Track


SPEaR Collaborators

Assistant Professor, University of West Virginia, SPEaR Collaborator

The specialist program in school psychology is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists
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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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