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Dr. Amanda VanDerHeyden

Amanda VanDerHeyden, Ph.D., is a private consultant and researcher who has directed and evaluated numerous school-wide intervention and reform efforts. Amanda is founder of Spring Math (www.springmath.com), a web-based comprehensive mathematics RtI system covering numeracy to algebra, which is widely used in the U.S. and has shown strong gains in math achievement. Her work has been featured on “Education News Parents Can Use” on PBS and The Learning Channel.

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Dr. Matthew Burns

Dr. Matthew K. Burns is a Professor of School Psychology at the University of Missouri. He is a prolific researcher (e.g., published over 175 articles and book chapters and 12 books), but is dedicated to positively influencing practice in K-12 schools and mentoring the next generation of thought leaders in education.

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Dr. John Hosp

John L. Hosp is a Professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Formerly he was a Professor and Chair of the Department of Teaching and Learning in the College of Education at the University of Iowa. He is also the Co-Director of the Center for Disability Research and Education (CDRE). He received a Ph.D. in Education and Human Development from Vanderbilt University in 2002 and a Masters in School Psychology from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 1995.

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Dr. Chris Borgmeier

Chris Borgmeier, PhD, is a professor in the Special Education Department at Portland State University. His research interests focus on School-wide Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (SW-PBIS), Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) and intervention, implementation of evidence-based practices and systems change in schools.

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