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School of Teaching, Learning and Educational Sciences
BiographyDr. Poncy attended the University of Northern Iowa from 1996-2002 where he received a B.A. degree in psychology in 1998 and an Ed.S. degree in school psychology in 2002. While at UNI he was awarded the Iowa School Psychologists Associations Outstanding Student of the Year Award. After graduation he worked as a school psychologist for various Area Education Agencies where he gained experience practicing in progressive Response to Intervention models. Subsequently, Brian attended the University of Tennessee and received his Ph.D. in School Psychology (2006). During this time he received the Outstanding Dissertation Award from Division 16 of the American Psychological Association. In 2008 he joined the school psychology faculty at Oklahoma State University where he works as an Associate Professor. His research focus is in the areas of academic interventions and behavioral principles of learning, specifically in the area of mathematics. He teaches classes focusing on the design, selection, implementation, and evaluation of academic interventions and single case research designs. Dr. Poncy has published approximately 20 research articles and/or book chapters and is currently co-authoring a book about math assessment and intervention.
Response to Intervention, Academic Interventions, Single Case Design, Behavioral Learning Theory