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Steven Wayne Lee

School of Education - Educational Psychology
Professor
Chair, Department of Educational Psychology
Primary office:
785-864-9701
Joseph R. Pearson Hall
Room 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. (in press). Whole class measurement of disruptive behavior. In . (Ed.), Classroom management: An A-to-Z guide.

Lee, S. & Chris, N. (2014). Ecobehavioral consultation in schools: Theory and practice for school psychologists, special educators, and school counselors. .

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. Remedial and Special Education, 33, 48-58. http://rse.sagepub.com/content/33/1/48.short

Lee, S. W., Frey, B. & Allen, J. (2012). Comprehensive final evaluation KANTELL Project. Lawrence, Kansas: University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Research in Education.

Lohmeier, J. H., & Lee, S. W. (2011). A school connectedness scale for use with adolescents. Educational Research and Evaluation, 17, 85-89.

Lee, S. W., Frey, B. & Allen, J. (2011). Year #4 evaluation KANTELL Project. Lawrence, KS: 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). 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 of Rural Mental Health, 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 of Applied School Psychology, 25, 28-46.

Lee, S. W., & Fister, E. (2009). Year #3 evaluation report for the Multicultural Scholars Program (FIPSE). Lawrence, KS: 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. Lawrence, KS: 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 of Psychoeducational Assessment, 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 of Psychoeducational Assessment, 26, 215-230.

Lee, S. W., & Arrington, T. (2008). Evaluation report for the Multicultural Scholars Program (FIPSE). Lawrence, KS: 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. Lawrence, KS: 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 of Learning Disabilities, 40, 360-376.

Lee, S. W., & Frey, B. B. (2007). Evaluation report for the Safe Schools Healthy Students Initiative Year #4. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Research in Education.

Lee, S. W., & Janik, M. (2006). Provision of psychoeducational services in the schools: IDEA, Section 504 and NCLB. In L. Phelps (Ed.), Chronic health-related disorders in children: Collaborative medical and psychoeducational interventions. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Frey, B. Lohmeier, J. H., Lee, S. W., & Tollefson, N. (2006). Measuring collaboration among grant partners. American Journal of Evaluation, 27(3), 383-392.

Lohmeier, J. H., Lee, S. W., Frey, B. B., & Chang-Rios, K. (2006). Evaluation report for the Safe Schools Healthy Students Initiative Year #4. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Research in Education.

Lee, S. W. (2005). American Psychological Association. In S. Wayne Lee & P. Lowe (Eds.), Encyclopedia of School Psychology (pp. 21-22). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Lee, S. W. (2005). Manifestation determination. In S. Wayne Lee & P. Lowe (Eds.), Encyclopedia of School Psychology (pp. 303-305). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Lee, S. W., & Jamison, T. R. (2005). School psychology services. In R. Steele & M. C. Roberts (Eds.), Handbook of mental health services for children, adolescents and families (pp. ). New York, NY: Kluwer.

Lee, S. W. (2005). Separation anxiety. In S. Wayne Lee & P. Lowe (Eds.), Encyclopedia of School Psychology (pp. 498-499). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Lee, S. Wayne & Lowe, P. (Eds.). (2005). Encyclopedia of School Psychology (S. Wayne Lee & P. Lowe, Eds.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Lee, S. W. (2005). Generalized anxiety disorder. In S. Wayne Lee & P. Lowe (Eds.), Encyclopedia of School Psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Frey, B. B., Lee, S. W., Tollefson, N. Pass, L. & Massengill, D. (2005). Balanced literacy in an urban school district. Journal of Educational Research, 98(5), 272-280.

Lohmeier, J. H., Lee, S. W., Frey, B. B., & Chang-Rios, K. (2005). Evaluation report for the Safe Schools Healthy Students Initiative Year #3. Lawrence, KS: 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. In Proceedings from the Persistently Safe Schools: The National Conference of the Hamilton Fish Institute on School and Social Violence (pp. 63-72). Washington, DC: George Washington University.

Lohmeier, J. H., Lee, S. W., & Frey, B. B. (2004). Evaluation report for the Safe Schools Healthy Students Initiative Year #2. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Research in Education.

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 of Educational and Psychological Consultation, 14, 209-239.

Lee, S. W. (2003). The effect of instruction in the Paraphrasing Strategy on reading fluency and comprehension. ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, Fluency and Communication.

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. Greensboro, NC: ERIC/CAS Counseling and Student Services Clearinghouse.

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. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Research in Education.

Lee, S. W., Tollefson, N. & Frey, B. B. (2002). Year #1 report for the Balanced Literary Initiative in the Kansas City, Missouri School District. Lawrence, KS: 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. Lawrence, KS: 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. School Psychology Review, 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). Greensboro, NC: ERIC/CASS Counseling and Student Services Clearinghouse.

Lee, S. W., & Weis, G. (2001). Origins of teachers' selection of aversive interventions . Lawrence, KS: 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.

Lee, S. W., & Tollefson, N. (2001). Year #2 report for the Urban High School Improvement Initiative (UHSII) in the Kansas City, Missouri School District. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Research in Education.

Lee, S. W., & Guck, T. P. (2000). Parenting chronically ill children. In M. Fine & S. Wayne Lee (Eds.), The Handbook of Diversity in Parent Education. New York, NY: Academic Press.

Lee, S. W., & Guck, T. P. (2000). Parents and families with a chronically ill child. In M. Fine & R. Simpson (Eds.), Collaboration with Parents of Exceptional Children(2nd ed.). Austin, TX: Pro-Ed.

Fine, M. & Lee, S. Wayne (Eds.). (2000). The Handbook of Diversity in Parent Education (M. Fine & S. Wayne Lee, Eds.). New York, NY: 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. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Research in Education.

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).

Lee, S. W., & Boughtin, J. L. (1999). Effects of training in collaborative problem solving on then process and outcomes of student assistance teams . Lawrence, KS.

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). Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Research in Education.

Lee, S. W. (1998). [Review of the Emotional or Behavior Disorder Scale]..

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). Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas, Department of Psychology and Research in Education.

Lee, S. W. (1997). [Review of the book The handbook of parenting, Volume 4: Applied and practical parenting]. Child Development Abstracts and Bibliography, 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 of Psychological Practice, 3(79-88).

Elliott, J. K., & Lee, S. W. (1997). Dynamic Indicators of early basic literacy skills: A pilot study. KASP The Examiner, 23, 13-16.

Friedman, R. & Lee, S. W. (1996). Differentiating instruction for gifted children in regular classrooms: A field test of three gifted education models. Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 19, 405-436.

Lee, S. W. (1996). The Flex Model Classroom Management Planning System - Manual 2.1. Lawrence, KS: Child Research Institute.

Sonstshagen, L. L., & Lee, S. W. (1996). America's most needed: Real life heroes and heroines. Schools in the Middle, 37-42.

Lee, S. W., & Robinson, E. (1995). [Review of the Clinical Rating Scale for the Circumplex Model of Marital and Family Systems]., . : .

Lee, S. W., & Stefany, E. (1995). [Review of the Woodcock-Johnson Psychoeducational Battery-Revised]., . : .

Lee, S. W., Elliott, J. & Barbour, J. D. (1994). A comparison of cross-informant behavior ratings in school-based diagnosis. Behavioral Disorders, 19(87-97).

Lee, S. W., & Friedman, R. (1994). Inclusion and gifted education: Addressing teacher preparation needs. Research Briefs [A publication of the Research and Evaluation Division of the National Association of Gifted Children], 9, 29-33.

Lee, S. W. (1994). The Flex Model Classroom Management Planning System - Manual 2.0. Lawrence, KS: Child Research Institute.

Lee, S. W., & Iverson, A. (1993). Best practices in preschool/developmental assessment. In H. B. Vance (Ed.), Best practices in assessment for school and clinical services. Brandon, VT: Clinical Psychology Publishing Company.

Lee, S. W., & Friedman, R. (1993). Differentiating instruction for gifted/high achieving students: A multiple-baseline investigation. Research Briefs [A publication of the Research and Evaluation Division of the National Association of Gifted Children], 8, 15-17.

Watkinson, J. T., & Lee, S. W. (1992). Curriculum-based measure of written expression for learning-disabled and non-disabled students. Psychology in the Schools, 29, 184-191.

Lee, S. W. (1992). [Review of the Survey of Functional Adaptive Behaviors]., . : .

Lee, S. W. (1992). [Review of the TARC Assessment System]., . : .

Lee, S. W. (1991). The family with a chronically ill child. In M. Fine (Ed.), Collaboration with Parents of Exceptional Children. Brandon, VT: Clinical Psychology Publishing Company.

Lee, S. W. (1991). The winds are blowing [Review of Educational and psychological assessment of exceptional children (2nd ed.)]. Contemporary Psychology, 36, 443.

Lee, S. W. (1991). Treating psychological sequelae of developmental and physical handicaps. [Review of Psychological aspects of developmental and physical disabilities; A casebook]. Contemporary Psychology, 36, 986-987.

Lee, S. W. (1991). Biofeedback as a treatment for child hyperactivity: A critical review of the literature. Psychological Reports, 68, 163-192.

Crawford, L. & Lee, S. W. (1991). Test-retest reliability of the Child Behavior Checklist Ages 2-3: A brief report. Psychological Reports, 69, 496-498.

Iverson, A. & Lee, S. W. (1991). The effect of behavioral consultation on education recommendations: A single case experimental design., 2, 249-266.

Lee, S. W., Unruh, L. Ford, L. & Mace, W. (1991). The reliability and validity of the Cognitive Levels Test (CLT) for preschool children. Diagnostique, 16, 94-100.

Lee, S. W. (1991). Progress in special education assessment. [Review of Comprehensive assessment in special education]. Contemporary Psychology, 36, 901-902.

Piersel, W. C., & Lee, S. W. (1990). Individualized education and applied behavior analysis. In L. J. Kruger (Ed.), Promoting success with at-risk students: Emerging perspectives and practical approaches. New York, NY: Haworth.

Lee, S. W. (1990). [Review of Chronic illness during childhood and innocence: Psychological aspects]. Child Development Abstracts and Bibliography, 64(2), 112-113.

Piersel, W. C., & Lee, S. W. (1990). Individualized instruction and applied behavior analysis. Special Services in the Schools, 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. Medical Psychotherapy: An International Journal, 3, 97-102.

Lee, S. W. (1990). [Review of The Cognitive Levels Test]. Diagnostique, 15, 51-62.

Lee, S. W., Piersel, W. C., & Unruh, L. (1989). Concurrent validity of the physiological subscale of the Revised Children's' Manifest Anxiety Scale. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 7, 246-254.

Lee, S. W., & Piersel, W. C. (1989). Reliability and reactivity of self-recording by preschool children. Psychological Reports, 64, 747-754.

Lee, S. W. (1989). [Review of the Leadership Skills Inventory]., . : .

Lee, S. W. (1989). [Review of the Student Rights Scales]., . : .

Lee, S. W., Piersel, W. C., Freidlander, R. & Collamer, W. (1988). The validity of the Revised Children's Manifest Anxiety Scale for adolescents. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 48, 429-433.

Lee, S. W., & Piersel, W. C. (1987). Pilot study of the physiological subscale of the Revised Children's Manifest Anxiety Scale. Psychological Reports, 60, 1229-1304.

Lee, S. W., & Worl, A. (1987). School psychologists in IEP development. Lawrence, KS: 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. Mental Health Progress, 14-16.

Lee, S. W. (1983). A mental health system: A small step for man. The Newsletter, 1-4.


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