Advisor: Dr. Kristine Jolivette
Brenau University - Dance
North Georgia State – Special Education
Reading Instruction for adolescents who have experienced reading failure
Fluency and its impact on comprehension
Exploration of the relationship between reading failure and juvenile delinquency
Choice-Making, Check-in/Check-out, Behavior Specific Praise: their effect on disruptive and on-task behavior of students with mild disabilities.
Jolivette, K., Houchins, D.E., Josephs, N., Waller, K, Hall, T., & Nomvete, P. (2008). Providing educational services in secure settings. L.M. Bullock & R.A. Gable (Eds.), Ensuring a brighter future for troubled children/youth: Challenges and solutions (pp. 193-263). Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders. Arlington, VA: Council for Exceptional Children.
Shippen, M. E., Houchins, D. E., & Nomvete, P. (2010). Reading assessment and instruction for students at-risk. In R. Colarusso & C. O’Rourke (Eds.), Special Education for All Teachers. Dubuque, IO; Kendal Hunt Publishing Company.
Lead Researcher and Author for: U. S. Commission for Civil Rights (in press) School discipline in Florida: Discipline practices leave many children behind. Florida Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights.
• Served on the committee for the 1st and 2nd annual New Educators Induction Conference: Building Bridges. My responsibilities were to (a) review proposals as they were submitted, (b) organize a group of volunteers from graduate students, and (c) assist at the conference with volunteer coordination. (2007 & 2008)
• Member of the Educational Advocacy Council at the Fulton County Juvenile Court
• Presented to the Fulton County Schools secondary IST teachers on March 9, 2008. “Court-Involved Youth: An Academic Overview and Research-Based Interventions”
• Presented to the Fulton County Juvenile Court Staff on August 15, 20008. “Court-Involved Youth: An Academic Overview and Research-Based Intervention