MSUM’s School Psychology graduate program had a strong contingent at the Jan. 26-27 Minnesota Association for School Psychology MidWinter Conference in Plymouth, Minn. School Psychology faculty and 25 graduate students attended the conference. 

Seven students presented posters at the conference on the following topics:

  • “The Zones of Regulation as an Individual Intervention: Comparing Implementation and Outcomes (Chelsy Posterick/ Krysta Wishek/Olivia Melroe)”
  • “Increasing Reading Fluency in a 3rd Grade Student Using Paired Reading (Kelsey Ott/Lisa Stewart)”
  • “Pictures and Praise: Improving the Behavior of a Kindergarten ELL Student (Tia Marthaler/Margaret Potter/Lisa Stewart)”
  • “Using Self-Monitoring to Improve Classroom Behavior of a 6th Grade ELL Student (Samantha Brunn/Olivia Melroe)”
  • “Decreasing the Aggressive and Off-Task Behaviors of a Second Grade Student Through the Use of Non-Contingent Attention (Erica Cossette/Olivia Melroe)”
  • “The Use of Sound Partners Reading Program to Increase Reading Skills in Two 2nd Grade Students (Megan Davis/Lisa Stewart)”

Dr. Olivia Melroe also contributed to a session on Cultural Expertise in Special Education Evaluations.