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Steven Wayne Lee

School of Education -
Professor
Chair, Department of Educational Psychology
Primary office:
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, 618
University of Kansas
1122 West Campus Rd
Lawrence, KS 66045-3101


Summary

Steven Lee received his Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in School Psychology in 1986. He has been on the faculty of the University of Kansas for 28 years. He is a Professor in the School Psychology Training Program. He teaches courses in psychological consultation, therapeutic intervention and field experiences in school psychology. His research interests are in ecobehavioral consultation, whole class assessment systems, program evaluation, and classroom management. He, along with Dr. Chris Niileksela have developed the ecobehavioral consultation model. He is on the editorial board of School Psychology Forum. He is the principal investigator for numerous evaluation grants in the NE Kansas and western Missouri areas.

Steven Lee Specializes in general and test anxiety in children and youth, school program evaluation, functional behavior assessment, classroom level observations and interventions, and student assistance teams.

Education

Ph.D., School Psychology American Psychological Association - Accredited Program in School Psychology NASP/NCATE Accredited Program, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.S., Educational Psychology, University of Nebraska-Omaha
B.A., Psychology, University of Nebraska-Omaha
Attended, Huron College

Teaching

Courses:

EPSY 798:Special Course: _____

EPSY 901:Research Practicum

EPSY 910:Practicum in School Psychology

EPSY 911:Advanced Practicum in School Psychology

EPSY 947:Specialist Research

EPSY 965:Consultation I: Theory

EPSY 975:Therapeutic Intervention: Home and School

EPSY 991:Ed.S. Internship in School Psychology

Teaching Interests

  • Psychoeducational consultation
  • Single case experimental design
  • Program evaluation, classroom management
  • Educational psychology

Research Interests

  • Problem solving, school reform
  • Program evaluation
  • Whole class analysis
  • Ecobehavioral consultation

Selected Publications

Lee, S., & Chris, N. (2014). Ecobehavioral consultation in schools: Theory and practice for school psychologists, special educators, and school counselors. [Books].
Lee, S. (2014). Whole class measurement of disruptive behavior [Encyclopedia Entries].
Lee, S. W., Frey, B., & Allen, J. (2012). Comprehensive final evaluation KANTELL Project [Technical Reports]. University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Research in Education.
Rehfeldt, J. D., Clark, G. M., & Lee, S. W. (2012). The effects of using the Transition Planning Inventory and a structured IEP process as a transition planning intervention in IEP meeting outcomes [Journal Articles]. 33, 48–58. http://rse.sagepub.com/content/33/1/48.short
Lohmeier, J. H., & Lee, S. W. (2011). A school connectedness scale for use with adolescents [Journal Articles]. 17, 85–89.
Lee, S. W., Frey, B., & Allen, J. (2011). Year #4 evaluation KANTELL Project [Technical Reports]. University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Research in Education.
Lee, S. W., & Fister, E. (2010). Year #4 evaluation report for the Multicultural Scholars Program (FIPSE) [Technical Reports]. University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Research in Education.
Lee, S. W., Lohmeier, J. H., Niileksela, C., & Oeth, J. (2009). Educators’ perceptions of mental health needs and services in rural schools [Journal Articles]. 33, 26–31.
Witteborg, K. M., Lowe, P. A., & Lee, S. W. (2009). Examination of the relationship among dimensions of trait anxiety, demographic variables and self-reported school adjustment in elementary and secondary school students [Journal Articles]. 25, 28–46.
Lee, S. W., & Fister, E. (2009). Year #3 evaluation report for the Multicultural Scholars Program (FIPSE) [Technical Reports]. University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Research in Education.
Oeth, J., Lee, S. W., & Frey, B. (2009). Year 1 evaluation report for the Kansas Character Education Initiative [Technical Reports]. University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Research in Education.
Lee, S. W., & Arrington, T. (2008). Evaluation report for the Multicultural Scholars Program (FIPSE) [Technical Reports]. University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Research in Education.
Lee, S. W., Frey, B., Lohmeier, J. H., Schmitt, V., Bennett, E., & Oeth, J. (2008). Evaluation report for the Programs for Partnership in Early Learning (PROPEL) - Early Learning Opportunities Act (ELOA) Grant [Technical Reports]. University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Research in Education.
Lowe, P. A., & Lee, S. W. (2008). Factor structure of the Test Anxiety Inventory for Children and Adolescents (TAICA) scores across gender amongst students in elementary and secondary school settings [Journal Articles]. 26, 231–246.
Lowe, P. A., Lee, S. W., Witteborg, K. M., Prichard, K. W., Luhr, M. E., Cullinan, C. M., Mildren, B. A., Cornelius, R. A., & Janik, M. (2008). The Test Anxiety Inventory for Children and Adolescents (TAICA): Examination of the psychometric properties of a new multidimensional measure of text anxiety among elementary and secondary school students [Journal Articles]. 26, 215–230.
Lee, S. W., & Frey, B. B. (2007). Evaluation report for the Safe Schools Healthy Students Initiative Year #4 [Technical Reports]. University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Research in Education.
Whitaker, J. D., Lowe, P. A., & Lee, S. W. (2007). Significant predictors of test anxiety among students with and without learning disabilities [Journal Articles]. 40, 360–376.
Lohmeier, J. H., Lee, S. W., Frey, B. B., & Chang-Rios, K. (2006). Evaluation report for the Safe Schools Healthy Students Initiative Year #4 [Technical Reports]. University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Research in Education.
Frey, B., Lohmeier, J. H., Lee, S. W., & Tollefson, N. (2006). Measuring collaboration among grant partners [Journal Articles]. 27(3), 383–392.
Lee, S. W., & Janik, M. (2006). Provision of psychoeducational services in the schools: IDEA, Section 504 and NCLB (L. Phelps, Ed.) [Book Chapters]. American Psychological Association.
Lee, S. W. (2005). American Psychological Association (S. W. Lee & P. Lowe, Eds.; pp. 21–22) [Book Chapters]. Sage.
Frey, B. B., Lee, S. W., Tollefson, N., Pass, L., & Massengill, D. (2005). Balanced literacy in an urban school district [Journal Articles]. 98(5), 272–280.
Lee, S. W., & Lowe, P. (Eds.). (2005). Encyclopedia of School Psychology [Books]. Sage.
Lohmeier, J. H., Lee, S. W., Frey, B. B., & Chang-Rios, K. (2005). Evaluation report for the Safe Schools Healthy Students Initiative Year #3 [Technical Reports]. University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Research in Education.
Lee, S. W. (2005). Generalized anxiety disorder (S. W. Lee & P. Lowe, Eds.) [Encyclopedia Entries]. Sage.
Lee, S. W. (2005). Manifestation determination (S. W. Lee & P. Lowe, Eds.; pp. 303–305) [Book Chapters]. Sage.
Lee, S. W., & Jamison, T. R. (2005). School psychology services (R. Steele & M. C. Roberts, Eds.; p. ) [Book Chapters]. Kluwer.
Lee, S. W. (2005). Separation anxiety (S. W. Lee & P. Lowe, Eds.; pp. 498–499) [Book Chapters]. Sage.
Lohmeier, J. H., Lee, S. W., & Frey, B. B. (2004). Evaluation report for the Safe Schools Healthy Students Initiative Year #2 [Technical Reports]. University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Research in Education.
Frey, B. B., Lohmeier, J. H., Lee, S. W., Tollefson, N., & Johanning, M. L. (2004). Measuring change in collaboration among school safety partners (pp. 63–72) [Conference Proceedings]. George Washington University.
Lee, S. W., Frey, B. B., Tollefson, N., Lohmeier, J. H., & Bailey, J. (2003). Evaluation report for the Safe Schools Healthy Students Initiative Year #1 [Technical Reports]. University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Research in Education.
Lee, S. W., & VonColln. (2003). The effect of instruction in the Paraphrasing Strategy on reading fluency and comprehension ( , Ed.) [Papers]. ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, Fluency and Communication.
Lee, S. W., & Jamison, T. R. (2003). The influence of the FBA process on communications and intervention selection in student assistance teams: An exploratory study [Journal Articles]. 14, 209–239.
Lee, S. W., & Jamison, T. R. (2003). Working Toward Improvements in the Student Assistance Team (SAT) Process: A Preliminary Investigation Incorporating Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) into a Structured Team Process [Papers]. ERIC/CAS Counseling and Student Services Clearinghouse.
Lee, S. W., Tollefson, N., & Frey, B. B. (2002). Year #1 report for the Balanced Literary Initiative in the Kansas City, Missouri School District [Technical Reports]. University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Research in Education.
Lee, S. W., & Tollefson, N. (2002). Year #3 report for the Urban High School Improvement Initiative (UHSII) in the Kansas City, Missouri School District [Technical Reports]. University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Research in Education.
Elliott, J., Lee, S. W., & Tollefson, N. T. (2001). A reliability and validity study of the Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills-Modified [Journal Articles]. 30, 31–47.
Lee, S. W., & Richmond-Olsen, T. (2001). Effects of training in collaborative problem-solving on the process and outcomes of student assistance teams (Temporary Accession No. CG030861) [Papers]. ERIC/CASS Counseling and Student Services Clearinghouse.
Lee, S. W., & Weis, G. (2001). Origins of teachers’ selection of aversive interventions [Papers]. ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 454 183.
Tollefson, N., Lee, S. W., & Webber, L. (2001). The consistency of systematic classroom observations in urban schools [Papers].
Lee, S. W., & Tollefson, N. (2001). Year #2 report for the Urban High School Improvement Initiative (UHSII) in the Kansas City, Missouri School District [Technical Reports]. University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Research in Education.
Lee, S. W., & Guck, T. P. (2000). Parenting chronically ill children (M. Fine & S. W. Lee, Eds.) [Book Chapters]. Academic Press.
Lee, S. W., & Guck, T. P. (2000). Parents and families with a chronically ill child (M. Fine & R. Simpson, Eds.; Issue 2) [Book Chapters]. Pro-Ed.
Fine, M., & Lee, S. W. (Eds.). (2000). The Handbook of Diversity in Parent Education [Books]. Academic Press.
Lee, S. W., & Tollefson, N. (2000). Year #1 report for the Urban High School Improvement Initiative (UHSII) in the Kansas City, Missouri School District [Technical Reports]. University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Research in Education.
Lee, S. W., & Boughtin, J. L. (1999). Effects of training in collaborative problem solving on then process and outcomes of student assistance teams [Papers].
Lee, S. W., Kelly, K. E., & Nyre, J. E. (1999). Preliminary report on the relation of students’ on-task behavior with completion of school work (Vol. 84, pp. 267–272) [Book Chapters].
Tollefson, N., & Lee, S. W. (1999). School level implementation study: Classroom observations Year 2 - First Things First initiative in the Kansas City, Kansas School District (Summary of Data Addressing the Adult Critical Features-Final Report) [Technical Reports]. University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Research in Education.
Lee, S. W. (1998). [Reviews]. Published.
Tollefson, N., & Lee, S. W. (1998). School level implementation study: Classroom observations Year 1 - First Things First initiative in the Kansas City, Kansas School District (Summary of Data Addressing the Adult Critical Features-Final Report) [Technical Reports]. University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Research in Education.
Lee, S. W. (1997). [Book Reviews]. 71(1), 85–86.
McKellar, N. A., Lee, S. W., & Merrill, M. A. (1997). Competency-based psychological practice in the school: The Kansas model [Journal Articles]. 3(79–88).
Elliott, J. K., & Lee, S. W. (1997). Dynamic Indicators of early basic literacy skills: A pilot study [Journal Articles]. 23, 13–16.
Sonstshagen, L. L., & Lee, S. W. (1996). America’s most needed: Real life heroes and heroines [Journal Articles]. 37–42.
Friedman, R., & Lee, S. W. (1996). Differentiating instruction for gifted children in regular classrooms: A field test of three gifted education models [Journal Articles]. 19, 405–436.
Lee, S. W. (1996). The Flex Model Classroom Management Planning System - Manual 2.1 [Manuals]. Child Research Institute.
Lee, S. W., & Stefany, E. (1995). [Reviews]. .
Lee, S. W., & Robinson, E. (1995). [Reviews]. .
Lee, S. W., Elliott, J., & Barbour, J. D. (1994). A comparison of cross-informant behavior ratings in school-based diagnosis [Journal Articles]. 19(87–97).
Lee, S. W., & Friedman, R. (1994). Inclusion and gifted education: Addressing teacher preparation needs [Journal Articles]. 9, 29–33.
Lee, S. W. (1994). The Flex Model Classroom Management Planning System - Manual 2.0 [Manuals]. Child Research Institute.
Lee, S. W., & Iverson, A. (1993). Best practices in preschool/developmental assessment (H. B. Vance, Ed.) [Book Chapters]. Clinical Psychology Publishing Company.
Lee, S. W., & Friedman, R. (1993). Differentiating instruction for gifted/high achieving students: A multiple-baseline investigation [Journal Articles]. 8, 15–17.
Lee, S. W. (1992). [Reviews]. .
Lee, S. W. (1992). [Reviews]. .
Watkinson, J. T., & Lee, S. W. (1992). Curriculum-based measure of written expression for learning-disabled and non-disabled students [Journal Articles]. 29, 184–191.
Lee, S. W. (1991). Biofeedback as a treatment for child hyperactivity: A critical review of the literature [Journal Articles]. 68, 163–192.
Lee, S. W. (1991). Progress in special education assessment [Reviews Progress in special education assessment]. 36, 901–902.
Crawford, L., & Lee, S. W. (1991). Test-retest reliability of the Child Behavior Checklist Ages 2-3: A brief report [Journal Articles]. 69, 496–498.
Iverson, A., & Lee, S. W. (1991). The effect of behavioral consultation on education recommendations: A single case experimental design [Journal Articles]. 2, 249–266.
Lee, S. W. (1991). The family with a chronically ill child (M. Fine, Ed.) [Book Chapters]. Clinical Psychology Publishing Company.
Lee, S. W., Unruh, L., Ford, L., & Mace, W. (1991). The reliability and validity of the Cognitive Levels Test (CLT) for preschool children [Journal Articles]. 16, 94–100.
Lee, S. W. (1991). The winds are blowing [Book Reviews The winds are blowing]. 36, 443.
Lee, S. W. (1991). Treating psychological sequelae of developmental and physical handicaps. [Book Reviews Treating psychological sequelae of developmental and physical handicaps.]. 36, 986–987.
Lee, S. W. (1990). [Reviews]. 15, 51–62.
Lee, S. W. (1990). [Book Reviews]. 64(2), 112–113.
Piersel, W. C., & Lee, S. W. (1990). Individualized education and applied behavior analysis (L. J. Kruger, Ed.) [Book Chapters]. Haworth.
Piersel, W. C., & Lee, S. W. (1990). Individualized instruction and applied behavior analysis [Journal Articles]. 5, 89–107.
Lee, S. W., & Guck, T. P. (1990). The use of mental arithmetic as a stressor in psychophysiological stress profiling: A preliminary report [Journal Articles]. 3, 97–102.
Lee, S. W. (1989). [Reviews]. .
Lee, S. W. (1989). [Reviews]. .
Lee, S. W., Piersel, W. C., & Unruh, L. (1989). Concurrent validity of the physiological subscale of the Revised Children’s’ Manifest Anxiety Scale [Journal Articles]. 7, 246–254.
Lee, S. W., & Piersel, W. C. (1989). Reliability and reactivity of self-recording by preschool children [Journal Articles]. 64, 747–754.
Lee, S. W., Piersel, W. C., Freidlander, R., & Collamer, W. (1988). The validity of the Revised Children’s Manifest Anxiety Scale for adolescents [Journal Articles]. 48, 429–433.
Lee, S. W., & Piersel, W. C. (1987). Pilot study of the physiological subscale of the Revised Children’s Manifest Anxiety Scale [Journal Articles]. 60, 1229–1304.
Lee, S. W., & Worl, A. (1987). School psychologists in IEP development [Papers]. University of Kansas, Dept. of Educational Psychology and Research.
Egan, W. P., & Lee, S. W. (1984). Hypnosis in psychiatric practice: An interview with Dr. William P. Egan [Journal Articles]. 14–16.
Lee, S. W. (1983). A mental health system: A small step for man (pp. 1–4) [Newsletter Articles]. Nebraska Department of Public Institutions.
Lee, S. W., & Shaftel, J. (submitted/in review). The Classroom Behavior and Asset Scale for Teachers (CBAST): Development and validation [Journal Articles].
Lee, S., Allen, J., & Skorupski, W. P. (submitted/in review). Transfer of the Problem-Solving Process through Consultation [Journal Articles].

Selected Presentations

Erik, F., Steven, L., & Bruce, F. (11/5/2013). Evaluation of the Spontaneous Writing Subtests of the Test of Written Language – Fourth Edition (TOWL-4). American Evaluation Association. Washington, DC
Lee, S. W., & Neaderhiser, J. (8/31/2013). The Classroom Behavior and Assets Scale: Consistency and relationship to achievement. Poster session presented at the 12th annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Honolulu, Hawaii
Lee, S. W., & Shepard, C. (8/31/2013). Use of the Classroom Management Link System (CMLS) across multiple classrooms. Poster session to be presented at the 121st annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Honolulu, Hawaii. http://hdl.handle.net/1808/13367
Lee, S. W., Allen, J., & Skorpusky, W. (5/31/2012). Transfer in applied problem solving. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science. Chicago, IL
Lohmeier, J. H., & Lee, S. W. (11/30/2010). Assessing the effectiveness of a school connectedness scale for evaluation. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Evaluation Association. San Antonio, TX
Lee, S. W., Niileksela, C., & Lohmeier, J. H. (5/31/2010). How do data displays affect predictions of graduation rates?. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science. Boston, MA
Lee, S. W. (3/31/2010). Ecobehavioral consultation in the schools: Models, tools and techniques. Workshop presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists. Chicago, IL
Lee, S. W., Shaftel, J., Neaderhiser, J., & Schuttler, J. (3/31/2010). Measurement of whole-class behavior: A validity study. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Denver, CO
Lohmeier, J., & Lee, S. W. (11/30/2009). Evaluating change in interdisciplinary collaboration. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Evaluation Association. Orlando, FL
Lee, S. W., Shaftel, J., & Neaderhiser, J. (11/30/2009). The analysis of the Classroom Behavior Observation Tool: Triangulating on disruptive behavior in the evaluation process. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Evaluation Association. Orlando, FL
Lee, S. W., Fister, E., & Allen, A. (11/30/2009). The role of faculty academic and social support in the achievement and retention of minority college students. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Evaluation Association. Orlando, FL
Lee, S. W., Shaftel, J., Neaderhiser, J., & Oeth, J. (8/31/2009). Development and validation of instruments to assess the behavior and assets of students at the classroom level. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Ontario, Canada
McCormick, E. M., Lowe, P. A., & Lee, S. W. (2/28/2009). Coping styles, gender and age as predictors of test anxiety. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists. Boston, MA
Lohmeier, J. H., & Lee, S. W. (12/31/2009). Assessing interdisciplinary scientific collaboration to address climate change problems. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Lee, S. W., & Lohmeier, J. (11/30/2008). Evaluating the effectiveness of mental health services on schools. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Evaluation Association. Denver, CO
Lohmeier, J., & Lee, S. W. (11/30/2008). How do people process data reports: Implications for reporting findings to stakeholders. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Evaluation Association. Denver, CO
Jamison, T. R., Wendland, M., Reese, R. M., & Lee, S. W. (11/30/2008). The effects of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy on problem behaviors in three children with Autistic Disorder. Poster presented at the University of Kansas Medical Center Faculty Research Day. Kansas City, KS
Jamison, T. R., Wendland, M., Reese, R. M., & Lee, S. W. (10/31/2008). The effects of parent-child interaction therapy on problem behaviors in three children with autistic disorder. Paper presented at the UC Davis National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect: PCIT Post Conference Institute. Sacramento, CA
Lowe, P., Raad, J., & Lee, S. W. (8/31/2008). Dimensions of test anxiety as significant predictors of school maladjustment. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Boston, MA
Carrico, J., Lee, S. W., Schmitt, V., & Lohmeier, J. H. (5/31/2008). Development of a teacher questionnaire of early literacy. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science. Chicago, IL
Lee, S. W., Lohmeier, J. H., & Niileksela, C. (5/31/2008). Self-schemas of data understanding and use. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science. Chicago, IL
Lohmeier, J. H., & Lee, S. W. (5/31/2008). Understanding real world data processing using think-aloud and retrospective probing procedures. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science. Chicago, IL
Parker, M., Lee, S. W., & Lohmeier, H. H. (3/31/2008). Developing a common language for school connectedness: Development of the school connectedness scale (SCS). Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. New York, NY
Schmitt, V., Lee, S. W., Lohmeier, J. H., Frey, B., & Bennett, E. (3/31/2008). Evaluating the teacher's role in early literacy development: Understanding the relationship between teacher beliefs, the classroom literacy environment and students' early learning outcomes. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. New York, NY
Lohmeier, J. H., & Lee, S. W. (11/30/2007). What do stakeholders learn about program evaluation when their programs are being evaluated?. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Evaluation Association. Baltimore, MD
Raad, J., Lohmeier, J. H., & Lee, S. W. (8/31/2007). Effectiveness of a manualized school transition program: A two-year study. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. San Francisco, CA
Lee, S. W., Lopez, S., Lohmeier, J. H., & Eagle, J. (5/31/2007). Educators' perceptions of mental health needs and services in rural schools. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science. Washington, DC
Lohmeier, J. H., Lee, S. W., Frey, B., & Schmitt, V. (5/31/2007). Predicting risky attitudes toward drug involvement using an index towards conflict. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science. Washington, DC
Lee, S. W., & Shaftel, J. (3/31/2007). Measuring students' problem behavior and assets at the classroom level. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists. New York, NY
Lee, S. W., Mildren, B., & Lowe, P. (2/28/2007). Assessing the Validity of the Physiological Subscale of the RCMAS. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback. Monterey, CA
Lee, S. W., Janik, M., & Lowe, P. (2/28/2007). The Relationship Between Physiological States and Self-Report in Children and Adolescents. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback. Monterey, CA
Lohmeier, J., & Lee, S. W. (11/30/2006). Considering the consequences of providing evaluation data for sustainability purposes. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Evaluation Association. Portland, OR
Dreiling, H., Chang-Rios, K., Lohmeier, J., & Lee, S. W. (11/30/2006). Evaluating implementation fidelity of a research-based drug prevention program. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Evaluation Association. Portland, OR
Lee, S. W., Shaftel, J., & Raad, J. (11/30/2006). Evaluating the problem behaviors and assets of students at the classroom level. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Evaluation Association. Portland, OR
Raad, J., Lowe, P., & Lee, S. W. (8/31/2006). Child and adolescent predictors of general, test and social anxiety. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. New Orleans, LA
Lowe, P., Raad, J., & Lee, S. W. (8/31/2006). School and emotional indicators as significant predictors of test anxiety. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. New Orleans, LA
Frey, B. B., Lohmeier, J. H., & Lee, S. W. (4/30/2006). Development of the levels of collaboration scale: A new instrument for evaluating collaboration among stakeholders. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. San Francisco, CA
Lee, S. W., Lowe, P. A., Cornelius, R., Cullinan, C., Janik, M., Luhr, M., ...Witteborg, K. (3/31/2006). Assessing and treating physiologic in children: A community study. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists. Anaheim, CA
Lowe, P. A., Lee, S. W., Weston, E., & Whitaker, J. (3/31/2006). Examination of racial/ethnic differences and test anxiety. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists. Anaheim, CA
Shaftel, J., & Lee, S. W. (3/31/2006). The classroom behavior and asset scale for teachers. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists. Anaheim, CA
Lee, S. W., Lohmeier, J. H., & Schmitt, V. L. (10/31/2005). A judgment-based approach to evaluating school readiness. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Evaluation Association. Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Lowe, P. A., Lee, S. W., Witteborg, K., Walthall, K. A., Luhr, M. E., Cullinan, C. M., ...Janik, M. (8/31/2005). Examination of the psychometric properties of the TAICA scores. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC
Lowe, P. A., Lee, S. W., Walthall, K. A., Witteborg, K., Luhr, M. E., Raad, J. M., ...Cornelius, R. A. (8/31/2005). Student and classroom variables as predictors of text anxiety. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC
Witteborg, K., & Lee, S. W. (4/30/2005). Does a relationship exist between anxiety and school adjustment?. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists. Atlanta, GA
Shaftel, J., & Lee, S. W. (3/31/2005). The classroom behavior and asset scale for teachers: A validation study. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists. Atlanta, GA
Frey, B. B., Lee, S. W., Tollefson, N., Pass, L., & Massengill, D. (11/30/2004). Evaluating balanced literacy in an urban school district. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the American Evaluation Association. Atlanta, GA
Lee, S. W., Lohmeier, J. H., Frey, B. B., & Tollefson, N. (11/30/2004). Facilitating university research through program evaluation: The research evaluation model. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the American Evaluation Association. Atlanta, GA
Frey, B. B., Lohmeier, J. H., Lee, S. W., Tollefson, N., & Johanning, M. L. (10/31/2004). Measuring change in collaboration among school safety partners. Paper presented at the Hamilton Fish Institute on School and Community Violence
Lee, S. W., & Shaftel, J. S. (8/31/2004). The classroom behavior and asset scale - Teachers. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Honolulu, HI
Massengill, D., Frey, B. B., Lee, S. W., Tollefson, N., & Pass, L. (5/31/2004). An urban school district's implementation of balanced literacy. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Reading Association. Reno, NV
Lee, S. W., & Jamison, T. R. (4/30/2004). Improving student assistance teams through research, training and process skills. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists. Dallas, TX
Lowe, P. A., Lee, S. W., & DeRuyck, K. A. (4/30/2004). The new generation of assessment instruments to assess test anxiety. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists. Dallas, TX
Lee, S. W. (2/28/2003). Action research: Increasing accountability and improving data-based decision-making. Workshop presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists. Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Lee, S. W., & Webber, L. (2/28/2003). The effect of cognitive imagery training on spelling acquisition: A single cast study. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists. Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Lee, S. W., Tollefson, N., & Kibler, J. (3/31/2002). Classroom interactions in urban schools: A descriptive study. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists. Chicago, IL
Lee, S. W. (3/31/2002). Reducing the research-practice gap: Knowledge, skills and tools for evaluating the effectiveness of school-based interventions. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists. Chicago, IL
Lee, S. W., Lowe, P., & Jamison, R. (10/31/2001). New directions in school-based consultation. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Kansas Association of School Psychologists. Topeka, KS
Lee, S. W., Grandon, J., & Jamison, R. (10/31/2001). Research and development of a Student Assistant Process (SAP) in Kansas Schools. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Kansas Association of School Psychologists. Topeka, KS
McKnight, C. G., Lee, S. W., & Schowengert, R. V. (3/31/2001). Effects of phonological awareness on early literacy development. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists. Washington, DC
Lee, S. W., & Boughtin, J. (3/31/1999). Effects of training in collaborative problem-solving on the process and outcomes of student assistance teams. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists. Las Vegas, NV
Lee, S. W., & Elliott, J. (12/31/1998). Psychometric studies of the dynamic indicators of basic literacy skills (DIBELS). Paper presented at the Twenty-Fourth International Congress of Applied Psychology. San Francisco, CA
Lee, S. W., & Von Colln, Y. (12/31/1998). The effect of teaching the paraphrasing strategy on reading fluency and comprehension. Paper presented at the Twenty-Fourth International Congress of Applied Psychology. San Francisco, CA
Lee, S. W., Williams, G., & Friedman, R. (8/31/1997). Classroom interactions: The relationship between teacher and student verbal interactions. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Chicago, IL
Jenkins-Friedman, R., Lee, S. W., & Shaftel, J. (3/31/1997). Including students with exceptional needs in general education: Effects of training of the KEI model teacher predictions of student learning. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Chicago, IL
Lee, S. W., Roseberry, J., & Mayfield, R. (8/31/1996). Preventing school violence using proactive measures for classroom management. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Lee, S. W. (5/31/1995). Reducing school violence through innovative approaches to classroom management. Paper presented at the Conference on School Violence: Implications for Teacher Preparation. Birmingham, AL
Friedman, R., & Lee, S. W. (4/30/1995). Including gifted/high achieving students in general education classroom: Field test of three models. Paper presented at the Henry B. and Jocelyn Wallace National Research Symposium on Talent Development. Iowa City, IA
Lee, S. W. (3/31/1995). Innovative approaches for consultation on classroom management or individual student behavior problems. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists. Chicago, IL
Lee, S. W., & Friedman, R. (12/31/1995). Preparing teachers to enhance talent in inclusive classrooms. Paper presented at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Lee, S. W., Nyre, J., & Kelly, K. (8/31/1994). Time on task as related to work completion and quality: A preliminary report. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Los Angeles, CA
Lee, S. W., & Nyre, J. (8/31/1994). Uses, abuses and comparative analysis of standardized group achievement tests. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Los Angeles, CA
Lee, S. W., & Friedman, R. (4/30/1994). Inclusion and gifted education: Addressing teacher preparation needs. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of Gifted Children. Salt Lake City, UT
Friedman, R., & Lee, S. W. (3/31/1994). Strategies for broadening the talent base in general education classrooms. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of Gifted Children. Salt Lake City, UT
Lee, S. W., Friedman, R. C., Robinson, E., Schon, J., & Berg, K. (2/28/1994). Differentiating instruction for gifted students in regular classrooms: Project DIGS. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Council for Exceptional Children. Denver, CO
Lee, S. W., Elliott, J., & Barbour, J. D. (3/31/1993). A comparison of cross-informant behavior ratings in the school based diagnosis of behavioral disorders. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists. Washington, DC
Friedman, R. C., & Lee, S. W. (3/31/1993). Differentiating instruction for gifted/high achieving students: A multiple-baseline investigation. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association for Gifted Children. Atlanta, GA
Friedman, R., & Lee, S. W. (9/30/1992). Report on Project DIGS-Jacob Jarvis Grant. Paper presented at the State Conference of the Kansas Association for the Gifted, Talented and Creative. Wichita, KS
Lee, S. W., Weis, G., & Forinash, M. (3/31/1992). Origins of teacher punishment. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists. Nashville, TN
Lee, S. W. (3/31/1992). The flex model classroom management planning system. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists. Nashville, TN
Iverson, A. M., & Lee, S. W. (3/31/1991). A multivariate analysis of peer status: Loneliness, friendships and achievement. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists. Dallas, TX
Weis, G., & Lee, S. W. (3/31/1991). The relationship between the freedom from distractibility quotient and academic achievement. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists. Dallas, TX
Lee, S. W., & Piersel, W. C. (8/31/1990). Reliability and reactivity of self-recording in preschool children. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Boston, MA
Unruh, L., Lee, S. W., Ford, L., & Mace, W. (8/31/1990). The reliability and validity of the Academic Levels Test for preschool children. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Boston, MA
Iverson, A. M., & Lee, S. W. (3/31/1990). Effects of behavioral consultation on educational recommendations: A single subject design. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists. San Francisco, CA
Piersel, W. C., Zabel, M., & Lee, S. W. (8/31/1989). WISC-R third factor: What does it mean?. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. New Orleans, LA
Lee, S. W., Unruh, L., Ford, L., & Mace, W. (3/31/1989). The reliability and validity of the Cognitive Levels Test. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists. Boston, MA
Iverson, A., & Lee, S. W. (12/31/1989). Effect of behavioral consultation on educational recommendations placed in psychiatric reports of school-aged inpatients. Paper presented at the Interdisciplinary Symposium: Therapeutic and Behavioral Interventions. Lawrence, KS
Ford, L., Lee, S. W., Unruh, L., & Mace, W. (11/30/1988). The reliability of the Academic Levels Test for preschool children. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological and Educational Research in Kansas. Emporia, KS
Lee, S. W., & Elliott, J. (10/31/1988). Informal testing with preschool children. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Kansas Association of School Psychologists. Manhattan, KS
Piersel, W. C., Bush, B., Zabel, M., & Lee, S. W. (8/31/1988). The third factor on the WISC-R: Does it measure anything?. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Atlanta, GA
Fine, M., Friedman, R., Simpson, R., Peterson, N., Lee, S. W., & Kaplan, M. (3/31/1988). Collaborative involvement with parents of exceptional children. Symposium presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists. Chicago, IL
Lee, S. W., Piersel, W. C., & Unruh, L. (3/31/1988). Revised Children's Manifest Anxiety: Physiological subscale validity. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists. Chicago, IL
Lee, S. W., Piersel, W. C., & Taylor, C. (11/30/1987). Biofeedback as a treatment for hyperactivity. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological and Educational Research in Kansas. Lawrence, KS
Lee, S. W., & Piersel, W. C. (11/30/1987). Validation of the anxiety construct in children and adolescents. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological and Educational Research in Kansas. Lawrence, KS
Lee, S. W., & Piersel, W. C. (8/31/1987). Validity of the Revised Children's Manifest Anxiety Scale for children and adolescents. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. New York, NY
Lee, S. W. (10/31/1986). Behaviorally impaired: Viewpoints from the field. Invited address to the Ninth Annual Midwest Conference on Psychology in the Schools. Omaha, NE
Langner, H., Smith, M., Lee, S. W., Bannister, L., & Vala, J. (10/31/1986). Post suicide intervention: A role for school psychologists. Paper presented at the Second Consortium of Professional Association Servicing Individuals with Special Needs Conference. Grand Island, NE
Lee, S. W., & Piersel, W. C. (10/31/1986). Studies in the assessment of anxiety: The Revised Children's Manifest Anxiety Scale. Paper presented at the Second Consortium of Professional Association Servicing Individuals with Special Needs Conference. Grand Island, NE
Lee, S. W., Friedlander, R., & Collamer, W. (8/31/1984). The validity of the Revised Children's Manifest Anxiety Scale (RCMAS) for adolescents. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Matthews, L. H., & Lee, S. W. (5/31/1984). Assessment of stress in children by biofeedback. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for the Care of Children's Health. Houston, TX
Matthews, L. H., & Lee, S. W. (8/31/1982). Sphincter biofeedback training for "untreatable fecal incontinence". Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC
Lee, S. W., & Guck, T. P. (8/31/1982). The children's psychophysiological stress profile: A preliminary report. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC
Matthews, L. H., & Lee, S. W. (4/30/1982). Sphincter biofeedback training for fecal incontinence in an adolescent with meningomyelocele. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Psychology Association. San Antonio, TX
Lee, S. W., & Piersel, W. C. (8/31/1981). Biofeedback as treatment for childhood hyperactivity. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Los Angeles, CA

Selected Grants

NRT-IGE: Enculturation of Collaboration and Team Science in Interdisciplinary Computing and Biology. National Science Foundation. $499782.00. Submitted 2/2/2017 (9/1/2017 - 8/31/2020). Federal. Status: Proposal Submitted
NRT-IGE: Enculturation of Collaboration and Team Science in Interdisciplinary Computing and Biology. National Science Foundation. $498068.00. Submitted 2/9/2016 (9/1/2016 - 8/31/2019). Federal. Status: Proposal Submitted
Evaluation of Kansas Character Education. DOE. $354768.00. (1/1/2008 - 12/31/2012). Federal. Status: Funded
Evaluation of Model Demonstration Projects On Tiered Approaches for Improving the Writing Proficiency of High School Students. CRL. $100338.00. (1/1/2010 - 12/31/2012). Local Government. Status: Funded
Evaluation of the SW Kansas ESOL Teacher Education Program. DOE. $178000.00. (1/1/2007 - 12/31/2011). Federal. Status: Funded
Evaluation of the Kansas Technology Rich Classrooms Project. IES. $1463503.00. (12/31/2010). Federal. Status: Not Funded
Validation of the Classroom Behavior and Asset Scale. IES. $1333857.00. (12/31/2010). Federal. Status: Not Funded
Evaluation of an Innovative Mentoring Model for Underrepresented Students at the University of Kansas and Partnering Community Colleges in Kansas. FIPSE. $60000.00. (1/1/2006 - 12/31/2009). Federal. Status: Funded
Evaluation of the Kansas Technology Rich Classrooms Project. IES. $1463503.00. (12/31/2009). Federal. Status: Not Funded
Evaluation of the Program for Partnership in Early Learning (PROPEL). US Dept. of HHS. $107000.00. (1/1/2005 - 12/31/2008). Federal. Status: Funded
Evaluation of the Safe Schools Healthy Students Project. DOE. $209975.00. (12/31/2008). Federal. Status: Not Funded. Eudora, KS.
Evaluation of Helping Students Instigate Forward Thinking in Schools. USDE. $36573.00. (1/1/2005 - 12/31/2007). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
Evaluation of the Safe Schools - Healthy Students Initiative in The Lawrence Public Schools. USDE. $602400.00. (1/1/2002 - 12/31/2007). Federal. Status: Funded
The Children's Anxiety Project Phase II. $7205.00. (1/1/2006 - 12/31/2007). Status: Funded
Evaluation of the 'Urban High School Improvement Initiative' Project in high schools of the Kansas City, Missouri School District. Kauffman Foundation. $228997.00. (1/1/2001 - 12/31/2003). Foundation. Status: Funded
Evaluation of Balanced Literacy Program in Kansas City, Missouri School District Elementary Schools. Kauffman Foundation. $63003.00. (1/1/2001 - 12/31/2002). Foundation. Status: Funded
Evaluation of the 'Urban High School Improvement Initiative' Project in the high schools in the Kansas City, Missouri School District. Kauffman Foundation. $139243.00. (1/1/2000 - 12/31/2001). Foundation. Status: Funded
Evaluation of the 'First Things First' Project in the Washington Cluster of schools in the Kansas City, Kansas School District USD 500. Rockefeller Foundation. $49500.00. (1/1/1998 - 12/31/1999). Foundation. Status: Funded
Evaluation of the 'First Things First' Project in the Wyandotte Cluster of schools in the Kansas City, Kansas School District USD 500. Kauffman Foundation. $66300.00. (1/1/1998 - 12/31/1999). Foundation. Status: Funded
Structured Mentoring Project Topeka, KS. State of Kansas. $43414.00. (1/1/1998 - 12/31/1999). State of Kansas. Status: Funded
Evaluation of the 'First things First' Project in the Wyandotte Cluster of schools in the Kansas City, Kansas School District USD 500. Kauffman Foundation. $91177.00. (1/1/1997 - 12/31/1998). Foundation. Status: Funded
Project Partnership: Kansas Educational Inclusion Model (KEI-M). KSBE. $17237.00. (1/1/1993 - 12/31/1994). State of Kansas. Status: Funded
Comprehensive System of Program Development in Special Education for Gifted Students. USDE. $103344.00. (1/1/1991 - 12/31/1993). Federal. Status: Funded
Key correlates of on-task behavior. University of Kansas. $4548.00. (1/1/1991 - 12/31/1992). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
An exploration of the efficacy of telephone versus interpersonal consultation. University of Kansas. $4998.00. (1/1/1988 - 12/31/1989). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
Evaluation of the Everspring online education initiative. School of Education University of Kansas. Submitted 1/1/2014. Other University. Status: In Preparation

Selected Awards & Honors

Who's Who in American Education
1993
Who's Who In The Midwest
1991
Outstanding Student in School Psychology
Nebraska School Psychologists Association
1984
Educational Psychology and Social Foundations Graduate Student Organization Award for Research
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
1983
Outstanding Young Man of America
United States Junior Chamber of Commerce
1981

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3.35: average GPA of students admitted to teacher education program
All teacher education programs accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
All teacher education programs accredited by the Kansas State Department of Education
Alumni have been named Kansas Teacher of the Year
Alumni have received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and the Horizon Award
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