Advisor: Dr. David Houchins
University of Notre Dame
Liberal Studies and Psychology
Georgia State University M.Ed. – Students with Exceptionalities, Behavior/Learning Disorders
Instructional methods for students with learning difficulties, motivation, written expression, self-determination, positive behavioral supports, moral development, and juvenile justice.
White, M. W. (2007). Predictors of engagement and resiliency among youth transitioning from corrections. Available from The BRIDGE, http://www.teachersbridge.org.
Houchins, D.E., Jolivette, K., Viel-Ruma, K., White, M. W. (2008, Apr.). Why teachers go into juvenile justice and how can we keep them. Council for Exceptional Children, Boston, MA.
Houchins, D.E., Jolivette, K., Nomvette, P., Waller, K., Hall, T., Josephs, N., & White, M. (2007, Oct.). Implications of research in juvenile justice settings: Academic, behavior, and transition considerations for students with special needs. International Conference on Children and Youth with Behavioral Disorders, Dallas, Texas.
Nomvete, P., Waller, K., & White, M. W. (2007, July). No child left behind bars: Infusing reading and PBIS interventions in juvenile justice settings. Correctional Education Association, Atlanta, GA.
Nomvete, P. & White, M. W. (2007, Oct.) Research-based reading and behavioral interventions for court-involved youth. Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice, Macon, GA.