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Lawrence Johnson

Title: Dean, Professor, and Executive Director of the Arlitt Child and Family Research and Education Center
Office: TEACHER-DYER
Tel: 513-556-2321
Email: lawrence.johnson@uc.edu

Lawrence J. Johnson received his PhD from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He specializes in behavioral problems and statistical analysis. Dr. Johnson has published extensively. Additionally, he served as the Principal Investigator or primary author of 200 grant proposals that have had an impact at the local state, and national levels. Dr. Johnson has been recognized by the International Council for Exceptional Children Division of Teacher Education for his contributions as president of the organization. He strives to enhance the excellence of teaching at the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services.

Education

  • Ph.D, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1984 (Special Education; Dissertation: Factors that Influence Skill Acquisition of Practicum Students During a Field-Based Experience).
  • M.A, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1981 (Special Education (with an emphasis in school counseling)).
  • BS, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, 1978 (Special Education (with an emphasis in behavioral disorders and learning disabilities)).

Research Information

Research Interests

Program evaluation and research design; data analysis techniques (content analysis, statistics, applied behavior methods); early childhood (Head Start, at risk, special education); consultation and collaborative techniques; enabling resources and regular classroom teachers to teach students with mild learning and behavior problems; program administration (early childhood and higher education); assessment of young childrne; seeking and obtaining external funds

Research Support

  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Ohio Partnership for Accountability Learning Community Practice, Department of Education. (p116z040087), Closed. 09/01/2004 to 08/31/2005. Status: 000794-001.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Ohio Partnership for Accountability-Teacher Quality Partnership, Department of Education. (P116Z050329), Closed. 09/01/2005 to 08/31/2006. Status: 001037-001.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Transition to Teaching, Department of Education. (NCE), Closed. 10/01/2001 to 09/30/2005. Status: 001277-001.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Quality Improvement Center for Head Start - Year 5, Administration for Children and Families. (UC 05), Closed. 09/01/2001 to 08/31/2002. Status: 001396-001.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Establishing the Impact of Teacher Education, Ohio Department of Education. (OSP02145), Closed. 06/01/2001 to 08/31/2002. Status: 001422-001.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Ohio Reads Grants Analysis, Ohio Department of Education. (062927-RXEV-00), Closed. 01/01/2000 to 06/30/2001. Status: 002169-001.
  • (Project Director), GEAR UP: Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs, U.S. Department of Education. $256,800. 09-1999 to 08-2000. Status: Completed.
  • (Subcontractor), A Statewide Model for Rethinking Schooling in Fundamental Ways , Ohio Department of Education. $105539. 07-1998 to 01-2000. Status: Completed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Success for All Students, Administration for Children and Families. (OSP00177), Closed. 01/01/2000 to 02/28/2001. Status: 002219-001.
  • (Director), Ohio Early Childhood Education Consortium Training Project . $60,000. 09-1990 to 08-1995. Status: Completed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Head Start Program FY 00-01, Administration for Children and Families. (Contract 00-91 A-1), Closed. 11/01/2000 to 10/31/2001. Status: 002271-001.
  • (Director ), Child to Child Evaluation. $36,972. 03-1990 to 07-1992. Status: Completed.
  • (Subcontractor), Career Pathways in Education: An Innovative Pilot Project between Cincinnati Public Schools, Hughes High School and the Arlitt Center , Cincinnati Public Schools. $41,047. 07-1998 to 06-1999. Status: Completed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Quality Improvement Center for Head Start - Year 4, Administration for Children and Families. (UC 04), Closed. 09/01/2000 to 08/31/2001. Status: 002316-001.
  • (Subcontractor), Freedom Curriculum Evaluation, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. $65,399. 05-1999 to 03-2000. Status: Completed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Child and Adult Care Food Program, Department of Agriculture. (OSP 01136), Closed. 10/01/2000 to 09/30/2001. Status: 002330-001.
  • (Subcontractor ), An Evaluation of the Advancement of Arts Education , Association for the Advancement of Arts Education. $13,260. 08-1998 to 09-1999. Status: Completed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Ujima Day Treatment and Wraparound Services, Talbert House. (OSP01129), Closed. 09/01/2000 to 06/30/2001. Status: 002346-001.
  • (Subcontractor), Start Community Needs Assessment , Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency. $24,000. 03-1999 to 07-1999. Status: Completed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Ohio Indicators of Success - Part 4, Ohio Department of Education. (062927-HEMA-2001), Closed. 07/01/2000 to 06/30/2001. Status: 002357-001.
  • (Director), Arlitt Child Care Services to Hamilton County , Cincinnati County Department of Human Services . $100,000. 07-1999 to 10-2000. Status: Completed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Early Childhood Education through the Ohio Learning Network, Ohio Board of Regents. (RF No. 738586), Closed. 07/01/2000 to 06/30/2001. Status: 002424-001.
  • (Director), Child and Adult Care Food Program , Ohio Department of Education . $10,000. 10-1998 to 09-1999. Status: Completed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR-UP), Department of Education. (P334A020113), Active. 09/15/2002 to 08/14/2009. Status: 002489-001.
  • (Director), Child and Adult Care Food Program , Ohio Department of Education . $30,000. 10-2000 to 09-2001. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Even Start Family Literacy , Cincinnati Public Schools . $21,280. 09-1998 to 06-2000. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Head Start Program 1998-1999, Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency . $543,869. 11-1998 to 10-1999. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Improvement of Quality of Early Childhood Development Programs , Hamilton County Department of Human Services . $50,000. 11-1992 to 06-1999. Status: Completed.
  • (Subcontractor), National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System , Ohio Department of Education. $10,000. 09-1998 to 09-1999. Status: Completed.
  • (Subcontractor), Northwest Local School District Community Survey, Northwest Local School District . $20,000. 03-1999 to 07-1999. Status: Completed.
  • (Subcontractor), Year 1 of the Ohio Indicators of Success, Ohio Department of Education . $126,250. 07-1998 to 09-1999. Status: Completed.
  • (Subcontractor), Year 2 of the Ohio Indicators of Success , Ohio Department of Education . $104,000. 07-2000 to 06-2001. Status: Completed.
  • (Subcontractor), City of Cincinnati Department of Health Staff Training . $10,000. 03-1999 to 12-1999. Status: Completed.
  • (Subcontractor), Cincinnati Public Schools . $6,000. 09-1998 to 08-1999. Status: Completed.
  • (Subcontractor), Clermont County Head Start Evaluation , Child Focus, Incorporated. $5,000. 10-1998 to 09-1999. Status: Completed.
  • (Subcontractor), Head Start Quality Improvement Center , Ohio Stat University Research Foundation . $10,000. 09-1998 to 08-1999. Status: Completed.
  • (Subcontractor ), Cooperative Education Service Agency . $70,000. 09-1997 to 09-1999. Status: Completed.
  • (Subcontractor), National Institute of Justice . $399,919. 07-1997 to 12-1999. Status: Completed.
  • (Subcontract Director ), Adams County Distance Learning . $43,825. 07-1997 to 06-1998. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Southwest Ohio Regional Professional Development Center Needs Assessment . $16,750. 09-1997 to 12-1997. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), GAP Analysis . $57,400. 01-1997 to 09-1997. Status: Completed.
  • (Director ), Butler County Head Start Evaluation Plan , Butler County Head Start. $3,000. 04-1997 to 09-1997. Status: Completed.
  • (Director ), Butler County Head Start Evaluation Plan , Butler County Head Start . $5,000. 08-1997 to 08-1998. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Butler County Head Start Evaluation Plan , Butler County Head Start . $14,994. 08-1997 to 08-1998. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Ohio Department of Education Goals 2000 Teacher Induction Year . $9,000. 04-1997 to 08-1998. Status: Completed.
  • (Director ), Parent Involvement Project . $26,485 . 04-1997 to 06-1997. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Butler County Children & Family First . $43,5000. 03-1997 to 09-1997. Status: Completed.
  • (Subcontract Director ), Clermont County Domestic Relations Court . $5,000. 01-1997 to 03-1997. Status: Completed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Gear Up Scores, Department of Education. (P334A080117), $5,748,449.00. 09/03/2008 to 09/02/2014. Status: Active.
  • (Subcontract Director ), Association for the Advancement of Art Education . $13,400. 01-1997 to 08-1997. Status: Completed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Ohio STEM Learning Network, Battelle Memorial Institute. (OSLN-STEM), $166,139.00. 10/01/2008 to 09/30/2009. Status: Active.
  • (Director ), Child Focus Inc. . $10,000. 10-1996 to 10-1997. Status: Completed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, The STRIVE Fund, Living Cities, Inc.. (STRIVE), $170,000.00. 10/15/2008 to 02/15/2009. Status: Active.
  • (Director ), Ohio Department of Health: Individual Family Services Plan . $15,000. 10-1996 to 06-1997. Status: Completed.
  • (Director ), C-HCCAA Early Head Start Longitudinal Study . $16,000. 10-1996 to 09-1997. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Head Start: Child Care Tech Program . $6,314. 10-1996 to 12-1998. Status: Completed.
  • (Director ), Mayerson Academy for Human Resource Development . $27,000. 09-1996 to 08-1997. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Hamilton County Families and Children First-Early Start Program . $3,000. 09-1996 to 08-1997. Status: Completed.
  • (Director ), UW Family Centered Child Care Project . $10,000. 06-1996 to 06-1997. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), City of Cincinnati Office of Reshaping Youth Priorities Violence Prevention . $13,139. 04-1996 to 09-1996. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-Director), The Screening Project. $60,000. 01-1995 to 01-1997. Status: Completed.
  • (Director ), Resource Moms Project Evaluation . $8,000. 01-1995 to 06-1996. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-Director), Creating University Partnerships to Create Healthy Neighborhoods . $33,000. 01-1996 to 08-1996. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-Director), Providing Alternatives to Violence. $99,000. 01-1996 to 12-2000. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Developing a Developmentally Appropriate Screening Process for Young Children in Head Start Programs . $48,000. 01-1996 to 12-1997. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), The T-Cap Evaluation . $10,000. 01-1995 to 06-1996. Status: Completed.
  • (Evaluator), The Instructional Assistant Program . $100,000. 1994 to 1995. Status: Completed.
  • (Evaluator), The Instructional Assistant Program . $100,000. 1995 to 1996. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Southwest Ohio Professional Development Center: Highlighting best practices . $8,000. 09-1995 to 06-1996. Status: Completed.
  • (Evaluator ), Laurel Holmes Demonstration Project . $254,000. 09-1994 to 07-1995. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Children's Trust Fund: Evaluation Project . $5,000. 09-1994 to 07-1995. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-Director, Evaluator), Project Succeed Summer Project . $104,000. 06-1995 to 11-1995. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-Director), Collaborative In-Service Training: Applying Developmentally Appropriate Practice, Recommended Practice, and Family Centered Services to Early Childhood Special Education Programs. . $390,000. 09-1994 to 08-1997. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), A Collaborative Partnership with Business and the Cincinnati Mini-pilot district . $14,457. 1993 to 1994. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), A Collaborative Partnership with Business and the Cincinnati Mini-pilot district . $14,459. 1994 to 1995. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), A Collaborative Partnership with Business and the Cincinnati Mini-pilot district . $14,459. 1995 to 1996. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-Director), Biggs Early Childhood Center Study . $16,789. 09-1993 to 09-1993. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-Director), Biggs Early Childhood Center Study . $5,000. 08-1995 to 08-1995. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Integration Demonstration Program . $19,000. 1992 to 1993. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Integration Demonstration Program . $28,000. 1993 to 1994.
  • (Director), Integration Demonstration Program . $28,000. 1994 to 1995. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Integration Demonstration Program . $33,000. 1995 to 1996. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Integration Demonstration Program . $33,000. 1996 to 1997. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Title XX Program . $20,000. 1993 to 1994. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Title XX Program . $20,000. 1994 to 1995. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Title XX Program . $32,458. 1995 to 1996. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Title XX Program . $140,000. 1996 to 1998. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Food Service Program . $20,000. 1992 to 1993. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Food Service Program . $24,000. 1993 to 1994. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Food Service Program . $36,458. 1994 to 1995. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Food Service Program . $20,000. 1996 to 1997. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Project Head Start: Providing an exemplary Head Start Program . $284,000. 1992 to 1993. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Project Head Start: Providing an exemplary Head Start Program . $362,899. 1993 to 1994. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Project Head Start: Providing an exemplary Head Start Program . $470,000. 1994 to 1995. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Project Head Start: Providing an exemplary Head Start Program . $376,010. 1995 to 1996. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Project Head Start: Providing an exemplary Head Start Program . $410,000. 1996 to 1997.
  • (Co-Director), LINCCS: Linking Interagency Networks for Comprehensive Computer Systems . $474,000. 09-1993 to 08-1996. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-Director), LINCCS: Linking Interagency Networks for Comprehensive Computer Systems . $40,969. 10-1996 to 09-1998. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Arena Assessment: A Transdisciplinary Approach to the Assessment of Young Children with Disabilities . $9,898. 09-1992 to 08-1993. Status: Completed.
  • (Director ), Cincinnati Public Schools: A Comprehensive Evaluation of the Pilot Mini-District . $16,764. 1994 to 1995. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Cincinnati Public Schools: A Comprehensive Evaluation of the Pilot Mini-District . $20,000. 1994 to 1995. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Cincinnati Public Schools: A Comprehensive Evaluation of the Pilot Mini-District . $20,000. 1995 to 1996. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Cincinnati Public Schools: A Comprehensive Evaluation of the Pilot Mini-District . $20,000. 1996 to 1997. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-Director), Training Personnel for the Education Preschoolers with Disabilities Program: A Collaborative Model . $453,860. 09-1992 to 08-1997. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-Director), Examining the Impact of the Consultation Process: Extending the Knowledge Base . $78,560. 09-1992 to 08-1993. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-Director), Collaborative Early Intervention Project . $224,259. 09-1992 to 08-1995. Status: Completed.
  • (Evaluator), Facilitating Success in Young Handicapped Children by Enhancing Task Persistence (Task Persistence) . $239,204. 07-1983 to 06-1986. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-Director and Evaluator), Precise Early Education of Children with Handicapped (PEECH) . $270,580. 09-1985 to 10-1986. Status: Completed.
  • (Evaluator), Bringing Out Head Start Talents (BOHST) . $148,058. 07-1984 to 06-1985. Status: Completed.
  • (Co--Director), Retrieval and Acceleration Expertise to Strengthen Systems (TIES) . $164,934. 07-1985 to 06-1987. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-Director and Evaluator), Retrieval and Acceleration of Young Promising Handicapped and Talented (RAYPHT) . $448,764. 10-1985 to 10-1988. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-Director), Enhancing Instructional Option for Student with Mild Learning and Behavior Problems (Peer Collaboration) . $330,957. 10-1985 to 09-1988. Status: Completed.
  • (Evaluator ), APPLE Project: A Network Approach to Effectively Grapple with the Diverse Needs of the Handicapped Infants' and Toddlers' Families Through the Coordination and Development of Community Resources . $495,863. 11-1985 to 10-1988. Status: Completed.
  • (Evaluator), Learning Independence through Family Education (LIFE) . $49734. 11-1985 to 10-1986. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-Director), Project Alpha: Programming for Young Children at-Risk for Later Academic Failure . $523,832. 01-1986 to 08-1988. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), The Alabama State of the Art Study: Services to Young Handicapped Children . $3,981. 06-1987 to 01-1988. Status: Completed.
  • (Director ), Training of Supervisors for Early Childhood Special Education Programs . $204,321. 07-1987 to 06-1990. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-Director), RISE-Tec: A Technical Assistance Center for Early Childhood Special Education Serving West Alabama . $107,888. 03-1988 to 09-1989. Status: Completed.
  • (Director), Training Opportunities for Preschool Teachers of the Handicapped in Alabama (TOPAL) . $343,000. 11-1987 to 09-1990. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-Director), RISE-TRAN: A Model Project to Increase Family Involvement and Facilitate Transition . $35,998. 10-1989 to 09-1990. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-Director ), A Proposal to Evaluate the Illinois Early Childhood Transition Projects . $24,709. 05-1998 to 12-1988. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-Director ), ACT-Lab: Adaptive Computer and Other Technology Laboratory for Young Children with Special Needs . $5,667. 09-1989 to 09-1990. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-Director), Project Forward: Focusing on the Specific Needs Within Alabama to Improve the Quality of Services Provided to Handicapped Students and Their Families . $179,894. 07-1989 to 06-1993. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-Director), CIRCLE: A Comprehensive Interdisciplinary, Research-Centered, with Laboratory Emphasis, Approach to Early Childhood Special Education . $160,000. 07-1989 to 06-1993. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-Director), Video Demonstration of Alternatives to Accommodate the Needs of Students with Mild Learning and Behavior Problems with the Regular Classroom. $12,000. 01-1990 to 12-1990. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-Director), Early Indicators of Emotional Conflicts in Preschool Children . $892. 01-1990 to 12-1990. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-Director), A Comparison of Regular and Special Educators Perceptions of the Effectiveness of Teaching Practices . $1,208. 01-1990 to 12-1990. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-Director), Factors Considered by General and Special Educators when they Determine if a Teaching Practice is Effective . $2,108. 03-1990 to 03-1991. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-Director), A Comparison of Parent and Service Provider Perceptions of the Usefulness and Intrusiveness of Information Obtained on Family Assessment Instruments . $852. 09-1990 to 12-1990. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-Director), Early Childhood Handicapped Research Leadership Personnel Preparation . $257,637. 09-1990 to 08-1993. Status: Completed.
  • (Co-Director), Cincinnati Early Intervention Infant and Toddler Training Project . $314,488. 09-1990 to 08-1995. Status: Completed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Arlitt Child Care Services to Hamilton County, Administration for Children and Families. (ODHS 1224 - Amend 3), $150,000.00. 07/01/1999 to 06/30/2001. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Health Department Staff Training, Cincinnati Health Department. (95X9050), $3,427.00. 03/01/1999 to 12/31/1999. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Head Start Program 99-00, Administration for Children and Families. (99-41 Amendment 2), $577,045.00. 11/01/1999 to 10/31/2000. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Region Five School-To-Work, Department of Labor. (OSP99187), $39,970.00. 01/01/1999 to 12/31/1999. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Ohio Indicators of Success Part 3, Ohio Department of Education. (062927-HEMA-2000), $99,250.00. 07/01/1999 to 06/30/2000. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Arlitt Food Program, Department of Agriculture. (FY2000-1), $30,000.00. 10/01/1999 to 09/30/2000. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Quality Improvement Center for Head Start: Year 3, Administration for Children and Families. (UC 03), $30,000.00. 09/01/1999 to 08/31/2000. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Mt. Healthy Even Start Evaluation Program, Department of Education. (OSP00142), $5,000.00. 10/15/1999 to 07/31/2000. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Child Focus Evaluation Project, Administration for Children and Families. (OSP00144), $5,000.00. 10/01/1999 to 09/30/2000. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Resource Sharing Evaluation Project, Ohio Department of Education. (OSP00146- NCE), $50,000.00. 10/31/1999 to 06/30/2000. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Arts Connections Project, Association for the Advancement of Arts Education. (NCE), $170,816.00. 09/01/1999 to 09/30/2002. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Cincinnati Public Schools Even Start Evaluation Program, Department of Education. (OSP00190), $12,000.00. 12/16/1999 to 09/30/2002. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Southern Ohio Urban Network, Ohio Board of Regents. (OSP00195), $455,742.00. 10/01/1999 to 08/31/2002. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Collaborative Relationship with Hamilton County Board of Mental Retardation, Hamilton County Community Mental Health Board. (MRDD FY01), $220,616.00. 09/01/1993 to 06/30/2001. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Ujima Day Treatment and Wraparound, Talbert House. (Ujima), $125,000.00. 09/01/1995 to 06/30/2000. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Research Design for Hamilton County Domestic Relations Court Mediation Study, State Justice Institute, Virginia. (OSP98124), $4,930.00. 10/01/1997 to 12/31/1999. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Bridges to Reading Evaluation, Fidelity Investments Institutional Services Company, Inc.. (OSP99149), $16,000.00. 10/01/1997 to 06/30/1999. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Urban School Initiative School Age Child Care Expansion, Administration for Children and Families. (Hunger Task Force), $66,137.00. 02/10/1998 to 09/30/1999. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Peer Assistance Project, Hamilton County Educational Service Center. (OSP 98133), $17,000.00. 02/03/1998 to 12/31/1999. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Success for All Students Project, Child Advocacy Center. (Amendment 1), $40,000.00. 04/01/1998 to 12/31/1999. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Actively Engaged Parents in Educational Interactions with their Children and How It Affects Their Educational Achievement and Interpersonal Skills, Department of Housing and Urban Development. (OSP99112), $6,000.00. 09/01/1998 to 08/10/1999. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, High Schools that Work (Ohio Region 5 School to Work Evaluation), Department of Labor. (OSP98155), $30,000.00. 02/01/1998 to 10/01/1999. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Head Start Program 98-99, Administration for Children and Families. (Addendum 2), $547,649.00. 11/01/1998 to 10/31/1999. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, The Advancement of Arts Education, Association for the Advancement of Arts Education. (OSP 98161), $13,260.00. 06/01/1998 to 08/01/1999. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Quality Improvement Center for Head Start: Year 2, Administration for Children and Families. (UC 02- Amendment 1), $31,700.00. 09/01/1998 to 08/31/1999. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Even Start Family Literacy, Department of Education. (OSP99110), $21,280.00. 08/24/1998 to 06/10/2000. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Child and Adult Care Food Program, Department of Agriculture. (FY 1999), $30,000.00. 10/01/1998 to 09/30/1999. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Career Pathways in Education: An Innovative Pilot Project Between Cincinnati Public Schools, Hughes, and Arlitt, Cincinnati Public Schools. (282677), $41,047.00. 07/01/1998 to 06/30/2000. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, A Statewide Model for Rethinking Schooling in Fundamental Ways, Department of Education. (OSP 00176), $105,539.00. 01/01/1999 to 05/31/2001. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System, Department of Education. (5-39360), $10,000.00. 09/01/1998 to 09/30/1999. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Clermont County Head Start Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families. (OSP 99126), $5,000.00. 10/01/1998 to 09/30/1999. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Freedom Curriculum Evaluation, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. (OSP99141), $65,399.00. 05/01/1999 to 04/30/2000. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Entry Year Program, Ohio Department of Education. (OSP99159), $4,500.00. 12/01/1998 to 09/30/1999. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Northwest Local School District Community Survey, Department of Education. (FY 1999), $20,000.00. 03/15/1999 to 07/09/1999. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR-UP), Department of Education. (P334A990179-NCE), $2,579,299.00. 09/01/1999 to 08/31/2006. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Johnson, Lawrence, 1999 Head Start Community Needs Assessment, Administration for Children and Families. (NCE), $24,000.00. 03/25/1999 to 12/31/1999. Status: Closed.
  • (Collaborator), Dunn, Cheryll Ann; Escoe, Gisela; Johnson, Jeffrey; Johnson, Lawrence; Simonson, Kenneth Winston, Ohio LSAMP, National Science Foundation. (60042097-UC / NSF HRD-1304371), $91,214.00. 09/15/2013 to 08/31/2018. Status: Awarded.

Publications

Peer-reviewed Publications

  • Bauer, A., Johnson, L., & Sapona, R. (2004). Reflections on 20 years of preparing special education teachers. Exceptionality, 12 (4), 239-246.
  • Bauer, A., Johnson, L., & Kreig, J. (2003). Teacher education and special education: a second look back. Teacher Education and Special Education, 26 (4), 341-348.
  • LaMontage, M., Johnson, L., Kilgo, J., V, S., V, C., Bauer, A., & Carpenter, J. (2002). Unified early childhood personnel preparation programs: Perceptions from that field. Teacher Education and Special Education, 25(3), 236-246.
  • Feldis, D., Johnson, L., & Anania-Smith, D. (1997). The utility of multidisciplinary assessment reports for classroom intervention: ratings from the field., Diagnostique 22, 193-204.
  • Johnson,L.J. (1996). Evolving transitions?. Teacher Education and Special Education, 19 (3), 202-204.
  • Johnson,L.J. (1996). Rejoinder to reflection pieces. Teacher Education and Special Education, 19 (3), 221.
  • Johnson, L., & Pugach, M. (1996). Role of collaborative dialogue in teachers' conceptions of appropriate practice for students at risk. Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation, 7 (1), 9-24.
  • Spooner, F., & Johnson, L. (1996). To stay the course or change: reflections on preparing personnel in special education. Teacher Education and Special Education, 19 (3), 197-199.
  • Johnson, L., Gallagher, R., Cook, M., & Wong, P. (1995). Critical skills for kindergarten: perceptions from kindergarten teachers. Journal of Early Intervention, 19 (4), 315-349.
  • Pugach, M., & Johnson, L. (1995). Unlocking the expertise among classroom teachers through structured dialogue: extending research on peer collaboration. Exceptional Children, 62 (2), 101-110.
  • Sapona, R., Malone, D., & Johnson, L. Eligibility. The Special Education Legal Handbook.
  • Malone, D., Sapona, R., & Johnson, L. History of the laws regulating special education. The Special Education Legal Handbook.
  • Blanton, J., & Johnson, L. J., (1991). Using computer assisted biofeedback to help children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder to gain self-control. Journal of Special Education Technology, 11 (1), 49-56.
  • Karnes, M., & Johnson, L. Serving young gifted children. Missouri Exceptional Children.
  • Cook, M. J., Johnson, L. J., & Kullman, A. (1991). An examination of the predictive validity of the Bayley Scales of infant development. Alabama Exceptional Children.
  • Sapona, R. Etienne, J. Bauer, A., Fordon, A. E., Johnson, L. J., Hendricks-Lee, M., & Vincent, N. C. (2006). Teacher education reform within university special education programs. Focus on Exceptional Children, 38, 1-12.
  • Johnson, L. J., & Pugach, M. C. (1991). Peer collaboration: Accommodating students with mild learning and behavior problems. Expectional Children, 57 (5), 454-461.
  • Karnes, M. B., Johnson, L. J., & Beauchamp, K. D. F. (2005). Reprise: Developing problem-solving skills to enhance task persistence of handicapped preschool children. Journal of Early Intervention, 27, 236-246.
  • Karnes, M. B., & Johnson, L. J. (1991). The preschool/primary gifted child. Journal For the Education of the Gifted, 14 (3), 267-283.
  • Marx, M., Johnson, L. J., Baker, R., McBroom, R., Cochran, S., & Stillwell, M. (2003). Understanding Head Start student success on a standardized test. Ohio Journal of the English Language Arts, 43, 12-21.
  • Johnson, L .J., & Lewman, B. (1990). Parent perceptions of talents of young gifted boys and girls. Journal For the Education of the Gifted, 13 (176-188).
  • Johnson, L. J., Kai Yung Tam, B., Zorn, D., LaMontagne, M., & Johnson, S. (2003). Stakeholders' views of factors that impact successful interagency collaboration. Exceptional Children, 69, 195-208.
  • Johnson, L. J., & Murphy, M. F. (1990). Siblings of children with handicapping conditions. The Communicator, p16.
  • Johnson, S. J., & Johnson, L. J. (2002). The 4 C's: A model for teaching dosage calculation. Nurse Educator, 27, 79-83.
  • Johnson, L. J., Pugach, M. C., & Devlin, S. (1990). Professional collaboration: Challenges of hte next decade. Teaching Exceptional Children, 22, 9-11.
  • Hendricks-Lee, M., & Johnson, L. J. (2001). New accountability for teacher education. TEDLines, 3 (2), 2-3.
  • Johnson, L. J., & Pugach, M. C. (1990). Classroom teachers' views of intervention strategies for learning and behavior problems: Which are reasonable and how frequently are they used?. Journal of Special Education, 24, 69-84.
  • Kowalski, K., Pretti-Frontczak, K., & Johnson, L. J. (2001). Preschool teachers' beliefs concerning the importance of various developmental skills and abilities. Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 16 (1), 5-14.
  • Pugach, M. C., & Johnson, L. J. (1990). Fostering the continued democratization of consultation through action research. Teacher Education and Special Education, 13, 240-245.
  • Seery, M. E., Davis, P. M., & Johnson, L. J. (2000). Seeing eye-to-eye: Are parents and professionals in agreement about the benefits of preschool inclusion?. Remedial and Special Education, 21 (5), 268-278,319.
  • Stayton, V. D., & Johnson, L. J. (1990). Personnel preparation in early childhood special education: Assessment as content area. Journal of Early Intervention, 14 (4), 352-359.
  • Odom, S. L., McLean, M. E., Johnson, L. J., & LaMontagne, M. J. (1995). Recommended practices in early childhood special education: Validation and current use. Journal For Early Intervention, 19 (1), 1-17.
  • Cook, M. J., Holder-Brown, L., Johnson, L. J., & Kilgo, J. (1989). An examination of the stability of the Bayley Scales of infant development with high-risk infants. Journal of Early Intervention, 13, 45-49.
  • Beauchamp, K. D., Karnes, M. B., & Johnson, L. J. (1993). A comparison of intelligence and creativity in young gifted children. Journal For the Education of the Gifted, 37 (3), 113-117.
  • Johnson, L. J., & Alford, J. (1989). Meta-analysis for applied behavioral research: Help or hindrance?. The Capstone Journal of Education, 9, 84-93.
  • Johnson, L. J., & LaMontagne, M. J. (1993). Using content analysis to examine the verbal or written communication of stakeholders within early intervention. Journal of Early Intervention, 17 (1), 73-79.
  • Johnson, L. J., & Hammitte, D. (1989). Alabama state of the art study of community-based programs serving preschool handicapped children. Alabama Exceptional Children, 6, 11-19.
  • Johnson, L. J., Kilgo,J., Cook, M. J., Hammitte D. J., Beauchamp, K., & Finn, D. (1992). The skills needed by early intervention administrators/supervisors: A study across six states. Journal of Early Intervention, 16 (2), 1-10.
  • Karnes, M. B., & Johnson, L. J. (1989). Training for staff, parents, and volunteers working with gifted young children, especially those with disabilities and from low-incidence homes. Young Children, 44, 49-56.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1992). An examination of the concurrent validity of the Battelle Developmental Inventory as compared with the Vineland Adaptive Scales and the Bayley Scales of infant development. Journal of Early Intervention, 16 (4), 353-359.
  • Karnes, M. B., Johnson, L. J., & Beauchamp, K. D. (1989). Developing problem-solving skills to enhance the task persistence of preschool handicapped children. Journal of Early Interventions, 13, 61-72.
  • Johnson, L. J., Pugach, M. C., & Cook, R. (1991). Peer collaboration as a means to facilitate collegial support to reduce teacher isolation and facilitate classroom problem solving in rural areas. Rural Special Education Quarterly, 12 (2), 21-26.
  • Pugach, M. C., & Johnson, L. J. (1989). Prereferral interventions: Progress, problems, and challenges. Exceptional Children, 56, 232-235.
  • Pugach, M. C., & Johnson, L. J. (1989). The challenge of implementing collaboration between general and special education. Exceptional Children, 56, 232-235.
  • Pugach, M. C., & Johnson, L. J. (1989). Facilitation consultation through peer collaboration. PAISE Reporter, 21, 1-2.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1988). The role of the university supervisor: Perceptions from practicum students. Teacher Education and Special Education, 10, 120-125.
  • Johnson, L. J., Pugach, M., & Hammitte, D. (1988). Barriers to effective special education consultation. Remedial and Special Education, 9, 41-47.
  • Karnes, M. B., & Johnson, L. J. (1988). Encouraging gifts and talents of Head Start children. Education Able Learners: Discovering & Nurturing Talent, 13, 4-5.
  • Karnes, M. B., Johnson, L. J., & Beauchamp, K. D. (1988). Enhancing critical relationships: A systems approach to mental health for Head Start families and programs. Young Children, 44, 58-65.
  • Karnes, M. B., Johnson, L. J., & Beauchamp, K. D. (1988). Project TIES: Enhancing the affective environment of Head Start children, families, and staff. Children Today, 17, 25-28.
  • Kilgo, J., Holder-Brown, L., Johnson, L. J., & Cook, M. (1988). An examination of the effects of tactile-kinesthetic stimulation on preterm infants. Journal of the Division For Early Childhood, 12, 320-327.
  • Pugach, M. C., & Johnson, L. J. (1988). Peer collaboration. Teaching Exceptional Children, 20, 75-77.
  • Pugach, M. C., & Johnson, L. J. (1988). Rethinking the relationship between consultation and collaborative problem solving . Focus on Exceptional Children, 21, 1-8.
  • Johnson, L. J., & Beauchamp, K. D. (1987). Preschool assessment measures: What are teachers using?. Journal of the Division For Early Childhood, 12, 70-76.
  • Johnson, L. J., & Heal, L. (1987). Inter-observer agreement: How large should Kappa be?. Capstone Journal of Education, 7, 51-64.
  • Karnes, M. B., & Johnson, L. J. (1987). Bringing out Head Start talents: Findings from the field. Gifted Child Quarterly, 31, 174-180.
  • Karnes, M. B., & Johnson, L. J. (1987). An imperative: Programming for the young gifted/talented. Journal For the Education of the Gifted, 10, 195-214.
  • Karnes, M. B., & Johnson, L. J. (1987). Head Start expands services to gifted children. Children Today, 16, 7-31.
  • Karnes, M. B., Santelli, B., & Johnson, L. J. (1987). Involving families in early childhood special education programs. Rural Special Education Quarterly, 7, 16-19.
  • Fujiura, G., & Johnson, L. J. (1986). Methods of microcomputer research in early childhood special education. Journal of the Division For Early Childhood, 10, 264-269.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1986). Factors that influence skill acquisition of practicum students during a field-based experience. Teacher Education and Special Education, 9, 89-103.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1986). Microcomputers in early childhood special education: An overview. Journal of the Division For Early Childhood, 10, 195-196.
  • Johnson, L. J., & Idol-Maestas, L. (1986). Peer tutoring as a reinforcer for appropriate tutee behavior. Journal of Special Education Technology, 7, 14-21.
  • Johnson, L. J., & Lewman, B. (1986). The educational value of microcomputers: Perceptions among parents of young gifted children. Journal of the Division For Early Childhood, 11, 87-93.
  • Karnes, M. B., & Johnson, L. J. (1986). Early identification and programming for young gifted/talented handicapped. Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 6, 50-61.
  • Karnes, M. B., & Johnson, L. J. (1986). Identification and assessment of gifted/talented handicapped and non-handicapped children in early childhood. Journal of Children in Contempory Society: Advances in Theory and Applied Research, 18, 35-54.
  • Karnes, M. B., & Johnson, L. J. (1986). Bringing out Head Start talents. Head Start Bulletin, 1 (11), 13.
  • Karnes, M. B., & Johnson, L. J. (1986). Teaching interpersonal expertise to strengthen systems. Head Start Bulletin, 11, 4.
  • Karnes, M. B., Johnson, L. J., Cohen, T., & Beauchamp, K. D. (1986). Metacognitive strategies with preschoolers. Teaching Exceptional Children, 19, 54-56.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1985). Early childhood special education programs in France: A reaction. Journal of the Division For Early Childhood, 9, 250-253.
  • Karnes, M. B., Johnson, L. J., Cohen, T., & Shwedel, A. (1985). Facilitating school success among mild and moderately handicapped children by enhancing task persistence. Journal of the Division For Early Childhood, 9, 151-162.
  • Johnson, L. J., & Blankenship, C. S. (1984). A comparison of label induced expectancy bias in two preservice teacher education programs. Behavioral Disorders, 9, 167-174.
  • Blankenship, C. S., & Johnson, L. J. (1983). Specialized instruction: Report of a three-year follow-up study of program graduates. Teacher Education and Special Education, 6 (2), 112-120.
  • Heal, L., Johnson, L. J., & Fujiura, G. (1983). Variations in restrictiveness. Superintendents & apos; Digest, 2, 40-42.

Published Books

  • Wang, L., Johnson, L., Boat, M., Brown, R., Pan, W., Zorn, D., & Austin, J. (2002). Ohio early childhood indicators of success year iv final report: instrument evaluation. Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Education, Office of Early Childhood Education.
  • Johnson, L., LaMontagne, M., Elgas, P., & Bauer, A. (1998). Blending early childhood and early childhood special education practices: collaboration to meet the needs of children and their families. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.
  • Johnson, L., & Davis, P. (1996). Collaborative early intervention project. Final report--U.S. Department of Education.
  • Johnson, L., & Zorn, D. (1996). Evaluation report: ohio head start marketing study. Ohio Department of Education Division of Early Childhood Education.
  • Pugach, M., & Johnson, L. (1995). Collaborative practitioners, collaborative schools. Tucson, AZ: Love Publishing.
  • Johnson, L., LaMontagne, M., Bauer, A., & Elgas, P. Collaborative methods for early childhood programs. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.
  • Malone, D., Sapona, R., & Johnson, L. Transition. the special education legal handbook. San Antonio, Texas: Omni Publishers.
  • Johnson, L., & Davis, P. (1996). Collaborative early intervention project. Final report--U.S. Department of Education.
  • Malone, D. M., Denno, D. M., Johnson, L. J., Boat, M. (In Progress). Strategies for effective assessment-based decision making in early childhood. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.
  • Bell, S. H., Carr, V. W., Denno, D. M., Johnson, L. J., & Phillips, L. (2003). Creating a place for all children: Responding to challenging behaviors in early childhood settings. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.
  • Johnson, L. J., LaMontagne, M. J., & Case, D. (1995). Actualizing the rhetoric: Linking research and practice for quality field-based/clinical experiences. Proceedings of the 1994 Summer Institute for the Ohio Early Childhood Special Education Higher Education Consortium..
  • Johnson, L. J., Gallagher, R. J., LaMontagne, M. J., Jordan, J. B., Gallagher, J. J., Huntinger, P. L., & Karnes, M. B. (. (1994). Meeting early intervention challenges: Issues from birth to three. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1992). Policy issues: Creating a unified vision. Proceedings of the 1992 Summer Institute for the Ohio Early Childhood Special Education Higher Education Consortium..
  • Johnson, L. J., & Bauer, A. M. (1992). Meeting the needs of special students: Legal, ethical, and practical ramifications. Newbury Park, CA: Corwin Press.
  • Karnes, M. B., & Johnson, L. J. (1991). Coordinating assessment and programming for preschoolers: CAPP. Tucson, AZ: Communication Skill Builders.
  • Karnes, M. B., & Johnson, L. J. (1990). Educating young black gifted children. New York: Trillium Press.

Book Chapters

  • Gilbertson, S., Johnson, L., Wahrman, J., West, M., & Zigler, T. (2005). The demand for alternative teaching licensing in ohio. Policy brief: Meeting the teacher education accountability challenge Teacher Quality Partnership.
  • Bauer, A., Battle, M., & Johnson, L. (2004). Challenging behaviors in early childhood settings: creating a place for all children. In Bell,S.; Carr,V. (Eds.), Engaging parents as partners in changing behavior (pp.33-48). Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes.
  • Johnson, L., Karnes, M., & V, C. (1997). Handbook for gifted. In Colangelo,N.; Davis,G.A. (Eds.), Children with gifts and disabilities Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon.
  • Sapona, R., Etienne, J., Bauer, A., Fordon, A., Johnson, L., Hendricks-Lee, M., & Vincent, N. (1997). Teacher education in transition: collaborative programs to prepare general and special educators. In Blanton,L.P.; Griffin,C.G.; Winn,J.A.; Pugach,M.C. (Eds.), Teacher education reform within the special education program at the University of Cincinnati: An ongoing journey (pp.128-151). Denver, CO: Love Publishing.
  • Johnson, L., & V, C. (1996). Curriculum trends, special education, and reform. In Pugach,M.C.; Wargner,C. (Eds.), Curriculum in early childhood: Moving toward inclusive specialization New York, NY: Teachers College Press.
  • Johnson, L., & V, C. (1996). Controversial issues confronting special education: divergent perspectives, (2nd ed.). In Stainback,W.; Stainback,S. (Eds.), The emerging third wave of collaboration: Solving to create educational systems that embrace diversity Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
  • LaMontagne, M., & Johnson, L. (1995). Actualizing the rhetoric: linking research and practice for quality field-based/clinical experiences. proceedings of the 1994 summer institute for the ohio early childhood special education higher education consortium. In Johnson,L.J.; LaMontagne,M.J.; Case,D. (Eds.), Forward.
  • Etienne, J., Sapona, R., Bauer, A., Johnson, L., Fordon, A., Hendricks-Lee, M., & Vincent, N. Forum on teacher education. In Blanton,L.; Pugach,M. (Eds.), The ongoing journey to change: Transformation of a special education program Tucson, AZ: Love Publishing.
  • Bauer, A. M., Battle, M., & Johnson, L. J., (2003). How can I engage parents as partners in changing behavior?. In S. H. Bell, V. Carr, D. M. Denno, L. J. Johnson, & L. Phillips (Eds.), Creating a place for all children: Responding to challenging behaviors in early childhood settings Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.
  • Boat, M., Carr, V., Johnson, L. J., Denno, D. (2003). How do I know when I need outside help?. In S. H. Bell, V. Carr, D. M. Denno, L. J. Johnson, & L. Phillips (Eds.), Creating a place for all children: Responding to challenging behaviors in early childhood settings Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.
  • Carr, V.. Johnson, L. J., & Corkwell, C. (2003). How can I develop center wide support?. In S. H. Bell, V. Carr, D. M. Denno, L. J. Johnson, & L. Phillips (Eds.), Creating a place for all children: Responding to challenging behaviors in early childhood settings Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.
  • Miller, P., Bauer, A., Plevyak, L., Carr, V., Johnson, L. J., & Fong, L. (2002). Characteristics of faculty members in personnel preparation programs. In V. D. Stayon, P. S. Miller, & L. A. Dinnebeil (Eds.), DEC personnel preparation in early childhood education: Implementing the DEC recommended practices.
  • Bauer, A. M., Johnson, L. J., Ulrich, M., Denno, D., & Carr, V. (1998). A history of working and for children. In L. J. Johnson, M. J. LaMontagne, A. M. Bauer, & P. Elgas (Eds.), Blending early childhood and early childhood special education practices: Collaboration to meet the needs of children and their families Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.
  • Diagre, I., Johnson, L. J., Bauer, A. M., & Anania-Smith, D. (1998). Prosocial curriculum for young children in inclusive settings. In L. J. Johnson, M. J. LaMontagne, A. M. Bauer, & P. Elgas (Eds.), Blending early childhood and early childhood special education practices: Collaboration to meet the needs of children and their families Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.
  • Johnson, L. J., Noga, J. E. (1998). Key collaborative skills. In L. J. Johnson, M. J. LaMontagne, A. M. Bauer, & P. Elgas (Eds.), Blending early childhood and early childhood special education practices: Collaboration to meet the needs of children and their families Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.
  • Johnson, L. J., Ruiz, D., LaMontagne, M. J., George, E. (1998). The history of collaboration and its importance to blending early childhood and early childhood special education practices. In L. J. Johnson, M. J. LaMontagne, A. M. Bauer, & P. Elgas (Eds.), Blending early childhood and early childhood special education practices: Collaboration to meet the needs of children and their families Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.
  • Johnson, L. J., Karnes, M. B., & Carr, V. W. (1997). Children with gifts and disabilities. In N. Colangelo & G. A. Davis (Eds.), Handbook for gifted (2nd ed.)-Needham Heights, MA). Allyn & Bacon.
  • Johnson, L. J., & Carr, V. (1996). Curriculum in ealry childhood education: Moving toward an inclusive specialization. In M.C. Pugach & C. Wargner (Eds.), What's worth knowing: How curriculum trends affect the reform of special education New York: Teachers College Press.
  • Johnson, L. J., & Pugach, M. C. (1996). The emerging thrid wave of collaboration: Expanding beyond individual problem solving to create educational system that embraces diversity. In W. Stainback & S. Stainback (Eds.), Controversial issues confronting special education: Divergent perspectives (2nd ed) Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
  • Pugach, M. C., & Johnson, L. J. (1996). Rethinking the relationship between consultation and collaborative problem-solving. In E.L. Meyen, G. A. Vergason, & R. J. Whelan (Eds.), Challenges facing special education Denver: Love.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1995). The knowledge base for field/clinical experiences: A synopsis of supervision in early childhood special education programs: What are we doing?. In L.J. Johnson, M. J. LaMontagne, & D. Case (Eds.), Actualizing the rhetoric: Linking research and practice for quality field-based/clinical experiences. Proceedings of the 1994 Summer Institute for hte OHio Early Childhod Special Education Higher Educaton Consortium.
  • Johnson, L. J., & La Montagne, M. J. (1994). Program ecaluation: The key to quality programming . In L. J. Johnson, R. J. Gallagher, M. J. LaMontagne, J. B. Jordan, J. J. Gallagher, P. L. Huntinger, & M. B. Karnes (Eds.), Meeting early intervention challenges: Issues from birth to three (pp.185-216). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1994). Meeting early intervention challenges: An overview. In L. J. Johnson, R. J. Gallagher, M. J. LaMontagne, J. B. Jordan, J. J. Gallagher, P. L. Huntinger, & M. B. Karnes (Eds.), Meeting early intervention challenges: Issues from birth to three (pp.1-12). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.
  • Gallagher, R. J., Johnson, L. J., & LaMontagne, M. J. (1994). Early intervention: The collaborative challenge. In L. J. Johnson, R. J. Gallagher, M. J. LaMontagne, J. B. Jordan, J. J. Gallagher, P. L. Huntinger, & M. B. Karnes (Eds.), Meeting early intervention challenges: Issues from birth to three Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.
  • Zins, J., & Johnson, L. .. (1994). Prereferral intervention for students with special needs . In T. Husen & Postlethwaite (Eds.), International encyclopedia of educaton: Research and studies (2nd ed., Vol 8) (pp.4657-4662). Oxford: Elserier Science.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1992). Forward. In L. J. Johnson (Eds.), Policy issues: Creating a unified vision. Proceedings of the 1992 Summer Institute for the Ohio Early Childhood Special Education Higher Education Consortium.
  • Johnson, L. J., & Pugach, M. C. (1992). Continuing the dialogue: Embracing a more expansive understanding of collaborative relationships. In W. Stainback & S. Stainback (Eds.), Controversial issues confronting special education: Divergent perspectives (pp.215-222). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
  • Gallagher, R. J., Roszeman-Millicanm, M., Johnson, L. J., & LaMontagne, M. J. (1992). Solomon's conundrum: Who owns the child?. In L. J. Johnson (Eds.), Policy issues: Creating a unified vision. Proceedings of the 1992 Summer Institute for the Ohio Early Childhood Special Education Higher Education Consortium.
  • Gallagher, R. J. Johnson, L. J., & Espe-Sherwindt, M. (1991). Critique of keynote presentations. . In J. R. Cryon (Eds.), Proceedings and directions for collaboration in the year 2000: Summer institute. The Ohio Early Childhood Special Education Higher Education Consortium.
  • Karnes, M. B., & Johnson, L. J. (1991). Differentiating the instruction for preschool gifted children. In R. M. Milgram (Eds.), Counseling gifted and talented children: A guide for teachers, counselors, and parents Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.
  • Pugach, M. C., & Johnson, L. J. (1990). Meeting diverse needs through professional peer collaboration. In W. Stainback & S. Stainback (Eds.), Support networks for inclusive schools: Integrated interdependent education (pp.123-137). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.
  • Pugach, M. C., & Johnson, L. J. (1990). Developing reflective teaching through structured dialogue: The case for peer collaboration. In R. T. Clift, W. R. Houston, & M. C. Pugach (Eds.), Encouraging reflective practice in education: An analysis of issues and programs (pp.186-208). New York: Teachers College Press.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1988). Program evaluation: The key to quality programming . In J. B. Jordan, J. J. Gallagher, P. L. Huntinger, & M. B. Karnes (Eds.), Early childhood special education: Birth to three (pp.183-212). Reston, VA: The Council for Exceptional Children.
  • Karnes, M. B., & Johnson, L. J. (1988). Considerations and future directions for conducting research with young handicapped and at-risk children. In S. L. Odom & M. B. Karnes (Eds.), Research in early childhood special education Monterey, CA: Brooks/Cole.
  • Pugach, M. C., & Johnson, L. J. (1988). Promoting teacher reflection through structured dialogue. In H. C. Waxman, H. J. Freiberg, J. C. Vaughn, & M. Weil (Eds.), Images on relfection in teacher education Reston, VA: Association of Teacher Educations Monograph.
  • Karnes, M. B., & Johnson, L. J. (1986). Identification and assessment of the gifted/talented handicapped and non-handicapped in early childhood. In J. R. Whitmore (Eds.), Intellectual giftedness in young children: Recognition and development New York: The Haworth Press.

Other Publications

  • Johnson, L. J., & Zorn, D. (1998). General education program evaluation. University of Cincinnati General Education Program.
  • Johnson, L. J., & Zorn, D. (1998). Southwestern regional professional development center needs assessment project report. Southwest Ohio Regional Professional Development.
  • Johnson, L. J., & Zorn, D. (1998). Evaluation of H/CCA Data Center Services. Hamilton/Clermont Cooperative Association of Boards of Education.
  • Johnson, L. J., & Zorn, D. (1997). Ohio Head Start: A report on children and families. Butler County Head Start.
  • Johnson, L. J., & Zorn, D. (1997). Analysis of parent satisfaction survey. Butler County Educational Service Center.
  • Johnson, L. J., Zorn, D., & Anania-Smith, D. (1997). Evaluation report: Early Head Start. Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Committee.
  • Johnson, L. J., Zorn, D., & Dillion, P. (1997). Evaluation report: Early Head Start. Clermont Head Start Program.
  • Johnson, L. J., Zorn, D. (1997). Evaluation report: Division of teacher education Spring Course. University of Cincinnati College of Education.
  • Johnson, L. J., Zorn, D., Dillinger, A. (1997). Evaluation report: Cincinnati initiative for teacher education student and intern surveys. University of Cincinnati College of Education.
  • Johnson, L. J., & Zorn, D. (1997). Evaluation report: Head Start parent satisfaction survey. Butler County Head Start.
  • Johnson, L., & Zorn, D. (1997). Evaluation report: Arts connection ..
  • Johnson, L.J., Wheeler-Russell, Trich-Kremer, & Gorday, K. (1997). Evaluation report: Individualized family service plan . Ohio Department of Health.
  • Johnson, L.J., Wilder, N., & Baim, E. (1997). Evaluation plan: Labor market study. Center for Economic Education .
  • Johnson, L.J., Tatem, D., & Zorn, D. (1997). Evaluation report: Pilot mini-district overall evaluation. Cincinnati Public Schools .
  • Johnson, L.J. Tatem, D., & Zorn D. (1997). Evaluation report: Pilot mini-district: DAP Evaluation . Cincinnati Public Schools .
  • Johnson, L.J., Moore, K., Wagner, A., Tatem, D., & Zorn, D. (1997). Evaluation report: Pilot mini-district preschool evaluation . Cincinnati Public Schools .
  • Johnson, L.J., Davis, P., Baim, E., Schnekenberger, & Dool, E. (1997). Evaluation report: Professional development for school-to-work gap analysis . Ohio Department of Education .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Zorn, D. (1997). Parent perceptions of parent involvement in Ohio's public schools: A preliminary report . Ohio Deprtment of Education Parent Advisory Council.
  • Zorn, D., Hurley, D.C., & Johnson, L. (1997). Skills training center evaluation . Urban League of Greater Cincinnati .
  • Johnson, L.J., Anania-Smith, D., Ruiz, D., & Roszmann-Millican, M. (1996). Evaluation report: James E. Biggs Covington research project ..
  • Johnson, L.J., & Zorn, D. (1996). Evaluation report: Ohio Head Start: A report on children and families . Ohio Department of Education Division of Early Childhood Education .
  • Johnson, L.J., Tatem, D., Kmitta, D.M., Simpson, M., Wilder, N., & Zorn, D. (1996). Evaluation report: Violence prevention curriculum program . Cincinnati Health Department Office of Reshaping Youth Priorities .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Zorn, D. (1996). Evaluation report: Ohio Head Start marketing study . Ohio Deparment of Education Division of Early Childhood Education .
  • Johnson, L.J., Zorn, D., Hendricks, M.S., Adkins, M., Tatem, D. (1996). Cincinnati initiative for teacher education report . University of Cincinnati College of Education.
  • Johnson, L.J., & Davis, P. (1996). Collaborative early intervention project. Final Report. U.S. Department of Education .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Wheeler-Russell, G. (1996). Cincinnati early intervention infant and toddler training project. Final Report - U.S. Department of Education .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Gallagher, R. (1995). Ohio early childhood special education consortium training project . Final Report - Ohio Department of Early Childhood .
  • Johnson, L.J., Ruiz, D.S., & Zorn, D. (1995). Analysis of signature pages for unified service provider plans, 1993-94, and 1994-95, and county comprehensive system assurances, early intervention 1994-95 and 1995-96. Ohio Department od Education Division of Early Childhood Education .
  • Johnson, L.J., Zorn, D., Fordon, A., Hensley, B., Byrom, S., & Spearman, P. (1995). Evaluation report: Cincinnati initiative for teacher education . University of Cincnnati College of Education .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Zorn, D. (1995). Evaluation report: Comprehensive preschool program initiative school year 1994-95. Cincinnati Public Schools .
  • Johnson, L., & Zorn, D. (1995). Evaluation report: Developmentally appropriate practice initiative school year 1994-95. Cincinnati Board of Education.
  • Johnson, L.J., & Zorn, D. (1995). Evaluation report: Cincinnati public schools: A Comprehensive evaluation of the pilot mini-district . Cincinnati Board of Education .
  • Johnson, L.J., Zorn, D., & Sheets-Ruiz, D. (1995). Evaluation report: United service provider plans . Ohio Department of Early Childhood .
  • Johnson, L.J., Tatem, D., Brown, K., & Edwards, J. (1995). Evaluation report: Overall pilot mini-district . Cincinnati Public Schools .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Brown, L. (1994). Project Succeed summer project. Final Report . Ohio Urban University Program .
  • Johnson, L.J., & LaMontagne, M. (1994). Project Succeed summer project. Final Report . Ohio Urban Univeristy Program .
  • Elliot, R., & Johnson, L. (1993). Project Forward: Focusing on the specific needs within Alabama to improve the quality of services provided to handicapped students and their families. Final Report . U.S. Department of Education .
  • Johnson, L., & Cook, M. (1993). CIRCLE: A comprehensive interdisciplinary, research-centered, with laboratory emphasis, approach to early childhood special education. Final Report . U.S. Department of Education .
  • Johnson, L.J., & LaMontagne, M. (1993). Arena assessment: A transdisciplinary approach to the assessment of young children with disabilities. Final Report . U.S. Department of Education .
  • Zins, J., & Johnson, L. (1993). Examining the impact of the consultation process: Extending the knowledge base. Final Report . U.S. Department of Education .
  • Johnson, L., & LaMontagne, M. (1992). Child to child evaluation report . Newton, MA: National Head Start Regional Access Projects .
  • Johnson, L.J. (1990). Training of supervisors for early childhood special education programs. Final Report. U.S. Department of Education .
  • Johnson, L.J. (1990). Video demonstration of alternatives to accommodate the needs of students with mild learning and behavior problems within the regular classroom. Final Report . State of Alabama Department of Education .
  • Johnson, L.J. (1990). Training opportunities for preschool teachers of the handicapped in Alabama. Final Report . State of Alabama Department of Education .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Cook, M. (1990). RISE-TRAN: A model project to increase family involvement and facilitate transition. Final Report . State of Alabama Department of Education .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Cook, M. (1989). RISE-Tec: A technical assistance center for early childhood special education service West Alabama. Final Report . State of Alabama Department of Education .
  • Johnson, L.J., Cook, M.J. (1989). Standards and guidelines for developing an early education of the handicapped program . Montgomery, AL : Programs for Exceptional Children and Youth, Alabama State Department of Education .
  • Johnson, L.J., Cook, M.J., & Hammitte, D. (1989). Early childhood education of handicapped needs assessment: Demographics and training needs . Montgomery, AL : Program for Exceptional Chidlren and Youth, Alabama State of Department of Education .
  • Johnson, L.J., Cook, M.C., & Murphy, M. (1989). Family interview form . Montgomery, AL : Program for Exceptional Children and Youth, State Department of Education.
  • Johnson, L.J., Cook, M.C., & Murphy M.F. (1989). Systematic observation of child behavior . Montgomery, AL: Program for Exceptional Children and Youth, Alabama State Department of Education .
  • Cook, M., & Johnson, L. (1988). Directory of assessments of preschool handicapped children and their families . Montgomery, AL : Programs for Exceptional Children and Youth, Alabama State Department of Education .
  • Johnson, L.J. (1988). The Alabama state of the art study: Services to young handicapped children. Final Report. State of Alabama Department of Education.
  • Johnson, L.J., & Cook, M. (1988). Directory of programs preparing researchers in early childhood special education . Research Committe of the Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Excpetional Children .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Cook, M. (1988). RISE-TEC: An early childhood technical assistance center of the program of exceptional children and youth: Handbook of operations . Montgomery, AL : Program for Exceptional Children and Youth, Alabama State Department of Education .
  • Johnson, L.J., Pugach, M.P. (1988). Enhancing instructional options for students with mild learning and behavior problems (Peer Collaboration). Final Report. U.S. Department of Education.
  • McClean, J., & Johnson, L. (1988). A proposal to evaluation the Illinois early childhood transition projects. Final Report . State of Illinois Department of Education .
  • Karnes, M.B., & Johnson, L. (1987). Teaching interpersonal expertise to strengthen systems. Final Report . State of Illinois Department of Education.
  • Karnes, M.B., & Johnson, L. (1987). Teaching interpersonal expertise to strengthen systems. Final Report . Administration Children Youth and Families .
  • Karnes, M.B., & Johnson, L. (1986). Learning independence through family education. Final Report . State of Illinois Department of Education .
  • Karnes, M.B., & Johnson, L. (1986). Facilitation success in young handicapped children by enhancing task persistence. Final Report . U.S. Department of Education .
  • Karnes, M.B., & Johnson, L. (1986). Precise early education of children with handicapped. Final Report . U.S. Department of Education .
  • Karnes, M.B., & Johnson, L. (1986). Retrieval and acceleration of young promising handicapped and talented. Final Report . U.S. Department of Education .
  • Karnes, M.B., & Johnson, L. (1985). Bringing out Head Start talents. Final Report . Administration Children Youth and Families .

Additional Publications

Editorial

  • Johnson, L. J. (2010). Partnership for Innovation in Education: Blog Archive, Testing teachers: The value of measuring student performance.

Presentations & Lectures

Invited Presentations

  • Johnson, L.J., LaMontagne, M.J., & Case, D. (1995). Actualizing the rhetoric: Linking research and practice for quality field-based/clinical experiences Proceedings of the 1994 Summer Institute for the Ohio Early Childhood Special Education Higher Education Consortium.
  • Johnson, L. J. (2002). How to write successful proposals University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Johnson, L. J. (2000). How to write successful proposals University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1999). How to write successful proposals University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1998). How to write successful proposals University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1997). How to write successful proposals University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1996). How to write successful proposals University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1995). How to write successful proposals University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1994). How to write successful proposals University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Johnson, L. J.; Lindell, A.; Jackson, H.; Fioretti, W. (2000). Issues in higher education-Entrpreneurship University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Johnson, L. J.; Noga, J. (1998). Ohio Head Start: A report on children and families.
  • Johnson, L. J.; Kilgo, J.; Stayton, J.; LaMontagne, M.; Joseph, S.;& Zwicker, S.A. (1997). A national study of practitioner's definitions of developmentally appropriate practice and inclusion.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1997). Measuring outcomes and other tools to assure timely and high quality services Cincinnati, OH.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1997). Beliefs and challenges of unification process: Perception of reality from the field. Sacannah, GA.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1996). Participants needs assessment Newport, RI.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1996). Preschool evaluation outcomes meeting Denver, CO.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1995). Preschool evaluation outcomes meeting Portland, OR.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1995). Issues of consultation and collaboration Esu Claire, WI.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1995). Issues of consultation and collaboration Esu Claire, WI.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1995). Foundation for effective inclusion and collaboration strategies University of Wisconsin, Esu Claire, WI.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1995). Evaluating the outcomes and effectiveness of preschool programs Baltimore, MD.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1992). Ongoing assessment and programming current research Vail, CO.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1992). Learners with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD): Successful Strategies for Assessment and Management Cincinnati, OH.
  • Johnson, L. J.; Irvin, L. (1992). Developing and validating instruments Denver, CO.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1992). Interviewing Denver, CO.
  • Johnson, L. J.; Irvin, L.; & Rule,S. (1992). Overview to evaluate planning model Denver, CO.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1992). Differentiating instruction to incorporate gifted children in the regular classroom Hickory, NC.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1992). Evaluation of in-service training and its effects on change Marshall, IN.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1990). Models for mainstreaming preschool children with special needs Cincinnati, OH.
  • Johnson, L. J.; Brechin, C.; & Smith, T. (1990). Update: Alabama special education advisory panel Birmingham, AL.
  • Johnson, L. J.; Murphy, M.; Young, P. (1989). Techniques to facilitate transition University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL.
  • Johnson, L. J.; Cook, M.J. (1989). Proposed preschool guidelines for Alabama Birmingham, AL.
  • Johnson, L. J.; Hammitte, D.J. (1989). Determining eligibility of preschool children: Implementing a different assessment model Tuscaloosa, AL.
  • Johnson, L. J.; Hammitte, D.J.; & Galloway, N. (1989). Family involvement in early childhood education of the handicapped University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1989). The least restrictive environment Montgomery, AL.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1988). Early intervention: Appropriate testing Birmingham, AL.
  • Johnson, L. J.; and Kaufman, J. (1988). The unification of teacher education for general and special education Charlottesville, VA.
  • Johnson, L. J.; Cook, M.J.; & Hammite, D.J. (1988). Overview of RISE-TEC, ECEH technical assistance center Tuscaloosa, AL.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1988). Accessing services for children with disabilities Andalusia, AL.
  • Johnson, L. J. (1988). Mainstreaming for success Tuscaloosa, AL.
  • Johnson, L. J.; Hammitte, D.J.; Fletcher, M.; & Duncan,M. (1988). The Alabama state of the art study: Services to young handicapped children Birmingham, AL.
  • Karnes, M.B., Johnson, L.J. (10-1987). Strategies for teaching pre-kindergarten children with special needs Florida Diagnostic and LEarning Resources System , Escambia, Santa Rose and Okaloosa Counties, FL.
  • Johnson, L.J. (01-1992). Nurturing the gifts and talents of children with disabilities Catawba County Schools and Lenoir-Rhyne College Symposium on Nurturing Gifted and Talented Students, Hickory, NC.
  • Pugach, M.C., & Johnson, L.J. (10-1987). Developing reflective teaching through structured dialogue OERI Invitational Conference on Reflective Inquiry in Teacher Education, Houston, TX.
  • Karnes, M., & Johnson, L.J. (05-1986). Models of dissemination Oklahoma State Department Teleconference for Staff Development, Stillwater, OK.
  • Karnes, M., & Johnson, L.J. (04-1986). Services to young children Oklahoma State Department Teleconference for Staff Development , Stillwater, OK .
  • Johnson, L.J. (06-1986). Practical procedures to effectively evaluate early childhood programs Birth-3 State of the Art Conference , Springfield, IL .
  • Johnson, L.J. (01-1986). Applied behavioral analysis in the classroom Lombard SChool District 44, Lombard, IL.
  • Johnson, L.J. (03-1985). Issues in using meta-analysis to summarize early childhood special eduation research Illinois Council for Exceptional Children , Bloomington, IL .
  • Johnson, L.J. (05-1984). Techniques to effectively evaluate early childhood programs 3rd Annual Illinois Birth to Three Symposium, Peoria, IL .
  • Johnson, L.J. (02-1984). Structuring your classroom for success Durfee Elementary School, Decatur, IL .
  • Johnson, L.J. (11-1983). The great debate: Competency based teacher education University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL .
  • Johnson, L.J. (04-1981). Effective discipline for parents Sunnybrook School District 171, Lansing, IL .
  • Johnson, L.J. (12-1980). Rx for teacher burn-out Chicago Regional Title I Program, Chicago, IL .
  • Johnson, L.J. (01-1980). Rx for teacher burn-out Sunnybrook School District 171, Lansing, IL .

Paper Presentations

  • Bauer, A., Johnson, L. J., Vondrell, J., Vincent, N., & Sapona, R (03-2005). Calling all data: Tracking and monitoring assessment systems. Presentation at the Ohio Department of Education Assessment Conference, Columbus, OH.
  • Bauer, A., Vondrell, J., Vincent, N., Johnson, L. J., & Sapona, R. (02-2005). Implementing unit-wide assessment including dispositions and student learning. Presented at the 57th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC.
  • Johnson, L. J., Sapona, R., Vincent, N., Bauer, A.M., & Vondrell, J. (02-2003). The challenge and opportunity of continuous improvement: Changing the culture of teacher preparation programs. Paper presented at the 55th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Colleges for Teacher Education, New Orleans, LA.
  • Ruiz, D., Johnson, L., Brown, L., Rauch, C., Hawkins, A. (01-2003). Urban education: Meeting the unmet challenge through partnerships. Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.
  • Sheets-Ruiz, D., Hawkins, C., Brown, L., and Johnson, L. (2002). Conditions effecting urban children: Street violence. The Impetus for Broader Educational Partnerships, Atlanta, GA..
  • Sheets-Ruiz, D., Hawkins, C., Brown, L., and Johnson, L. (2002). Conditions effecting urban children: Street violence. Paper presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.
  • Johnson, L.J., Lasley, T., & Loadman, B. (11-2006). Academic achievement of all students through quality teacher preparation: The Ohio study. The 17th Education Trust National Conference , Washington, D.C. .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Noga, J.E. (11-2002). TESE writers' workshop: Writing for a research journal. Teacher Education Division Council for Exceptional Children 29th Conference, Savannah, GA. .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Joga, J.E. (04-2002). TESE writers' workshop: Writing for a research journal. Teacher Education Division Council for Exceptional Children 28th Conference.
  • Johnson, L.J., & Noga, J.E. (11-2001). TESE writers' workshop: Writing for a research journal. Teacher Education Division Council for Exceptional Children 27th Conference.
  • Johnson, L.J., & Noga, J.E. (04-2001). TESE writers' workshop: Writing for a research jounral. Teacher Education Division Council for Exceptional Children 26th Conference.
  • LeMasters, B., & Johnson, L.J. (2001). Electronic data gather in preparation of the self-study. North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Institutions in Higher Education Workshop, Chicago, IL .
  • Ruiz, D.M., Hawkins, A., Brown, L.H., & Johnson, L.J. (02-2001). University and urban schools partnerships for initiatives of teacher education: Elements of accountability. American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Annual Conference , New York, NY .
  • Johnson, L.J. & Noga, J.E. (11-2000). TESE writers' workshop: Writing for a research journal. Teacher Education Division Council for Exceptional Children 25th Conference, Las Vegas, NV .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Noga, J.E. (04-2000). TESE writers' workshop: Writing for a research journal. Teacher Education Division Council for Exceptional Children 24th Conference.
  • Marx, M., Johnson, L.J., McBroom, R., cochran, S., Stillwell, M. (06-2000). Joining forces: A researcher-practitioner partnership for a Head Start local impact study. Head Starts' Fifth National Research Conference, Washington, D.C. .
  • Ruiz, D.M., & Johnson, L.J. (12-2000). Documenting child, family and program outcomes: Models for accountability. Council for Exceptional Children Division of Early Childhood Conference, Albuquerque, NM .
  • Ruiz, D.M., Marx, M., Johnson, L.J., Sykes, D., & Herwig, J. (06-2000). Practitioner and researcher partners building evaluation capcity for data-driven decision-making. Head Start's Fifth National Research Conference, Washington, D.C. .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Noga, J.E. (11-1999). TESE writers' workshop: Writing for a research jounral. Teacher Education Division Council for Exceptional Children 23rd Conference, Palm Springs, CA .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Noga, J.E. (04-1999). TESE writers' workshop: Writing for a research jounral . Teacher Education Division for Excpetional Children 22nd Conference, Charlotte, NC .
  • Bagnato, S.J., Isler, M., Gestrich, S., & Johnson, L.J. (07-1998). Comprehensive, coordinated service delivery to improve the lives of young children and their families . Head Start's Fourth National Research Conference, Washington, D.C. .
  • Carr, V., Denno, D., & Johnson, L. (12-1998). The curriculum-based screening portfolio for preschoolers. The Council for Exceptional Childre's Divison of Early Childhood 14th Internationl Conference , Chicago, IL .
  • Carr, V., Johnson, L.J., Stayton, V., LaMontagne, M.J., & Kilgo, J. (12-1998). Description of early childhood and early childhood special educaiton unified programs. The Council for Exceptional Children's Division of Early Childhood 14th International Conference , Chicago, IL .
  • Carr, V., & Johnson, L.J. (12-1998). Finding community-wide solutions for preschoolers with challenging behaviors. The Council for Exceptional Children's Division of Early Childhood 14th International Conference , Chicago, IL .
  • Carr, V.W., Johnson, L.J., & Noga, J.E. (07-1998). Ohio Head Start: A report on children and families . Head Start's Fourth National Research Conference , Washington, D.C. .
  • Johnson, L.J., Noga, J.E., Marx M., Sykes, D., Carr, V.W., & Rush M.L. (07-1998). Head Start in Ohio: A Collaborative model for program research, evaluation and design. Head Start's Fourth National Researh Conference, Washington, D.C. .
  • Johnson, L.J., Zorn, D., Nelson, K., Tatem, D., & Wilder, N. (1998). Ohio Head Start: A report on children and families. Head Start's Fourth National Research Conference, Washington, D.C. .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Noga, J.E. (11-1998). TESE writers' workshop: Writing for a research journal . Teacher Education Division Council for Exceptional Children 21st Conference, Dallas, TX.
  • Johnson, L.J., & Noga, J.E. (11-1998). TESE writers' workshop: Writing for a research journal . Teacher Education Division Council for Exceptional Children 20th Conference, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Johnson, L.J., & Nogal, J.E. (04-1998). TESE writers' workshop: Writing for a research journal . Teacher Education Division Council for Exceptional Children 21st Conference, Dallas, TX.
  • Kilgo, J., Stayton, V., & Johnson, L.J. (12-1998). Standards for early childhood professionals: A national study of program graduate perceptions . The Council for Exceptional Children's Division of Early Childhood 14th Internation Conference, Chicago, IL .
  • Ruiz, D.M., & Johnson, L.J. (12-1998). What families want from early child care providers/services: Research-based practices. The Council for Exceptional Children's Division of Early Childhood 14th International Conference, Chicago, IL .
  • Stayton, V., LaMontagne, M., & Johnson, L.J. (12-1998). Unified early childhood personnel preparation programs: An examination of research practices and needs. The Council for Exceptional Children's Division of Early Childhood 14th International Conference, Chicago, IL .
  • Wheeler-Russell, G., & Johnson, L.J. (12-1998). Evaluating IFSP's in Ohio: A determination of utility and impact. The Council for Exceptional Children's Division of Early Childhood 14th International Conference, Chicago, IL .
  • Johnson, L.J., Davis, P., & Ruiz, D. (1997). Families of children with severe behavioral problems: Characterization through family perception. CEC Annual Convention, Salt Lake City, UT .
  • Johnson, L.J., Davis, P., & Ruiz, D. (1997). Project Succeed: Family participation in an alternative to suspension and expulsion. CEC Annual Convention, Salt Lake City, UT .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Noga, J.E. (11-1997). TESE writers' workshop: Writing for a research journal . Teacher Education Division Council for Exceptional Children 19th Conference, Savannah, GA .
  • Zorn, D., & Johnson, L.J. (1997). Forfronting stakeholders' values in planning for program evaluation. American Evaluation Association Conference, Sand Diego, CA.
  • Carr, V.W., Webb, J., Johnson, L.J., Barnett, D., DeMeo, W., Shuemak, S., Schwiegeraht, L., Nelson, K., & Maples, K. (12-1996). Development of a new screening process for Head Start. Ohio Head Start Association, Inc., Annual Conference, Mason, OH.
  • LaMontagne, M.J., Johnson, L.J., V.W., Kilgo, J.L., & Stayton, V.D. (12-1996). Early childhood education and early childhood special education: Barriers and potentials in program unification for institutions of higher education. Annual Internation Division for Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs and Their Families, Phoenix, AZ .
  • Johnson, L.J. (02-1995). Resource management. Leadership workshop for Department Heads, University of Cincinnati .
  • Johnson, L.J. (11-1995). Creating community/university partnerships to revitalize neighborhoods. Ohio's Urban University Program, Columbus, OH .
  • Johnson, L.J., Kilgo, J., Stayton, V., LaMontagne, M.J. & Carr, V. (10-1995). Descriptions of early childhood and early childhood special education programs: Preliminary data analysis. International Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs, Orlando, FL .
  • Johnson, L.J., Wheeler-Russell, G. (11-1995). A dean's view of ways to promote diversity . Teacher Education Division Annual Conference, Honolulu, HI .
  • LaMontagne, M.J., Johnson, L.J., Kilgo, J., Stayton, V.D., & Carr, V.W. (11-1995). Early childhood and early childhood special education: Collaborative process in institutions of higher education. Council for Exceptional Children Division for Early Childhood Education , Orlando, FL .
  • Johnson, L.J., Wheeler, Russell, G., von Allmen, E., Davis, P.S., Seery, M.E., & LaMontagne, M.J. (10-1994). The practice of includion in preschool: Parent and professional perceptions. Ohio Federation Council for Exceptional Children 42nd Annual, Convetions: A Kaleidoscope of Change, Dayton, OH .
  • Johnson, L.J., Wheeler-Russell, G., von Allmen, E., Davis, P.S., Seery, M.E., & LaMontagne, M.J. (08-1994). The practice of inclusion in preschool: Parent and professional perceptions. Fifth Annual Southeaster REgional DEC/Head Start Conference: Family Centered Services: Principles and Practices, Lexington, Ky .
  • Browm C.W., Johnson, L.J., McEvoy, M., & McBride, S. (1993). Let's talk about research: Where we are and where we would like to go. International Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs, San Diego, CA .
  • Johnson, L.J., & LaMontagne, M.J. (12-1993). Arena assessment: A practical guide for practitioners. Interantional Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs, San Diego, CA .
  • LaMontagne, M.J., Sexton, D., Fewell, R., Johnson, L.J., & Thompson, B. (12-1993). Student research issues in early intervetion: Views from the field. International Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs, San Diego, CA .
  • Johnson, L.J. (1993). How can colllaborative consultation be taught . 1993 International Council for Exceptional Children , San Antonio, TX.
  • Johnson, L.J. (11-1992). Collaboration in early intervention. TED National Conference, Cincinnati, OH .
  • Johnson, L.J. (09-1992). Research with colleagues in other colleges and how to get it underway successfully. University of Cincinnati College of Education Faculty Development Day, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Feldis, D., Johnson, L.J., & Hess, D. (12-1992). The usefulness of multifactored assessment reports for classroom intervention. DEC Internationl Conference: Integration Strategies, Assessment, Indpendent, Cultural Diversity-International Issues, Washington, D.C. .
  • Johnson, L.J.,LaMontagne, M.J., (11-1992). Collaboration in early intervention. International Council for Exceptional Children Teacher Education Division National Conference, Cincinnati, OH .
  • Johnson, L.J. (04-1992). Facilitation the transition of children with special needs and their families from early intervention settings to regular kindergarten settions. 70th Annual Internation Council for Exceptional Children Council Convention, Baltimore, MD .
  • Kilgo, J., Johnson, L.J., Cooper, C., Cook, M., & Stayton, V. (04-1992). A multistate study examining the utility of information gathered through family assessment instruments. 70th Annual International Council for Exceptional Children Council Convention, Baltimore, MD .
  • Johnson, L.J. (11-1991). Encouragine regular education integration. Ohio Federation Council for Exceptional Children 39th Annual Convention, Cincinnati, OH .
  • Johnson, L.J. (04-1991). Encouraging general educators to use alternative interventions for children with mild learning and behavioral disabilities. 69th Annual International CEC Convention, Atlanta, GA .
  • Johnson, L.J., Brady, J., & Sykes, D. (11-1991). Utlizing inservice training as a startegy to create and enahnce integrated programs for young children with disabilities . International Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs, St. Louis, MO .
  • Johnson, L.J., & LaMontagne, M.J. (04-1991). Kepping in step...Problem solving with others. 69th Annual International CEC Convention, Atlanta, GA .
  • Sindelar, P., Crocker, L., Johnson, L.J., & Wilborn, A.O. (11-1991). Design and methodology options for teacher education researchers. Teacher Education Division Annual Conference, Charlotte, NC .
  • Stayton, V., Cooper, C.S., Cook, M., Kilgo, J., & Johnson, L.J. (11-1991). Examination of utility of information obatined from family assessment instruments: A multi-state perspective. International Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs, St. Louis, MO .
  • Pugach, M.C., Johnson, L.J. (11-1991). The interface of special education within teacher education reform efforts: Experience from two institutions. Teacher Education Division Annual Conference, Council for Exceptional Children, Charlotte, NC .
  • Johnson, L.J., Pugach, M.C., & Cahalane, B. (04-1990). Improving collaborative relationships between special and general education: What's the next step?. 68th Annual Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Johnson, L.J., & McEvoy, M. (07-1990). Preparing preschoolers for kindergarten: What do teachers expect? . First Annual Southeaster Regional DEC Conference: Child and Family Diversity-A Challenge for the 90's, Atlanta, GA .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Pugach, M.C. (04-1990). Facilitation independent problem-solving through peer collaboration. Preconvention Traning Program, 68th Annual Convention of the Council for Exceptional Children , Toronto, Ontario.
  • Johnson, L.J., & Yongue, C.P. (02-1990). Preparing preschoolers for kindergarten: What do teachers expect? . 1990 Alabama Council for Expcetional Children Superconference, Tuscaloosa, AL .
  • Livingston, J., Davis, S., Beeler, R., Cook, M., & Johnson, L.J. (02-1990). Activities to facilitate the integration of handicapped and nonhandicapped children in preschool settings. 1990 Alabama Council for Exceptional Children Superconference, Tuscaloosa, AL .
  • Richardson, C., Cook, M., & Johnson, L.J. (02-1990). Determining preschool service delivery options. 1990 Alabama Council for Exceptional Children Superconference, Tuscaloosa, AL .
  • Johnson, L.J., Odom, S., Kretschmer, R., & Brotherson, M.J. (10-1990). A qualitative orientation toward early intervention research. DEC International Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs: Crossing Boundaries, Albuquerque, NM .
  • Johnson, L.J. (11-1989). Implementation of findings from evaluation studies. Mid-South Association of Educational Research, Memphis, TN .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Pugach, M.C. (11-1989). An untapped source of collaborative problems solving. 12th Annual Conference of the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Chlildren , Memphis, TN .
  • Hammitte, D., Cook, M.J., & Johnson, L.J. (10-1989). Special competence in children: How to identify and facilitate the development of self-esteem. International Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs, Minneapolis, MN .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Cook, M.J. (10-1989). A comparative examination of the Dial-R and DDST screening tests. International Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs, Minneapolis, MN .
  • Stayton, V., Cooper, C., Johnson, L.J., & Kilgo, J. (10-1989). Innovative teacher training practice to confront the challenges of P.L. 99-457. International Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs, Minneapolis, MN .
  • Bolland, K.A., McLean, J., & Johnson, L.J. (10-1989). An evaluation of the implementation of an early childhood interagency transition model. American Evaluation Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Pugach, M.C. (04-1989). Tapping the expertise of the general educator. 67th Annual Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children, San Francisco, CA .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Pugach, M.C. (03-1989). The natural affinity between reflective teaching practice and meta-cognitive thinking. Annual AERA Conference, San Francisco, CA .
  • Kilgo, J.L., Johnson, L.J., Cook, M.J., & Hammitte, D.J. (04-1989). An overview of early childhood special education supervisors. 67th Annual Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children, San Francisco, CA .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Pugach, M.C. (04-1989). Peer collaboration: Unlocking expertise in general education through teacher dialogue. Annual AERA Conference, San Francisco, CA .
  • Cook, M.J., Johnson, L.J., & Kilgo, J. (03-1989). Comparison of early childhood special education competencies in rural and urban settings in six states. 1989 ACRES/NRSSC Symposium, Fort Lauderdale, FL .
  • Johnson, L.J., Waid, J., Richardson, C., & Kendal, K. (02-1989). MEeting the challenges of providing services to young handicapped children and their families . 1989 Alabama Council for Exceptional Children Superconference, Birmingham, AL .
  • Pugach, M., & Johnson, L.J. (11-1988). Facilitation consultation: A reconsideration of the consulting relationship. The Tenth Annual Conference of the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children, Salt Lake City, UT .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Pugach, M. (10-1988). Peer collaboration: A problem solving process for teachers. Mid-South Regional Conferenceon Psychology in Schools, Huntsville, AL.
  • Johnson, L.J., & Pugach, M. (03-1988). Teacher collaboration to solve problems. 66th Annual Convention of the Council for Exceptional Children, Washington, D.C. .
  • Pugach, M.C., & Johnson, L.J. (04-1988). Peer collaboration: Enhancing teacher problem-solving capabilities for students' at-risk. Annual Convention for the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA .
  • Fuchs, D., Fuchs, L., Friend, M., Johnson, L.J., Pugach, M.C., & Safer, N. (11-1987). Directive vs. non-directive approaches to prefessional intervention: Implications for school-based consulation. Tenth Annual Conference of the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children , Washington, D.C. .
  • Johnson, L.J. (11-1987). The regular education initiative. Alabama Association for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities, Birmingham, AL .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Alford, J. (11-1987). Meta-analysis for single-subject research: Help or hindrance?. Mid-South Association of Educational Research, Mobile, AL .
  • Johnson, L.J., Karnes, M.B., Brigance, A., McCarthy, J., McLean, M., Sanford, A., & Huntinger, P . (10-1987). Ongoing assessment in early childhood special education. National Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs, Denver, CO .
  • Johnson, L.J., Pugach, M., & Cook, R.J. (04-1987). Systematic dialogue as a pre-referral intervention: Self-appraisal through peer collaboration. AERA Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. .
  • Holder-Brown, L., Cook, M., & Johnson, L.J. (02-1987). Mainstreaming orthopedically young children. 1987 Alabama Council for Exceptional Children Superconference, Montgomery, AL .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Cook, R.J. (02-1987). The peer collaboration process: A problem solving process for teachers. Tenth Annual Midwinter Conference , Urbana, IL .
  • Johnson, L.J., Holder-Brown, L., & Cook, M. (02-1987). Issues in research of young handicapped children. Alabama Council for Exceptional Children Superconference, Montgomery, AL .
  • Pugach, M.C., & Johnson, L.J. (11-1987). Directive vs. non-directive approaches to prereferral intervention: Implications for school-based consultation. Teacher Education Division Annual Conference, Council for Exceptional Children, Washington, D.C. .
  • Pugach, M.C., & Johnson, L.J. (10-1987). Strategic problem solving skills for classroom teachers through peer collaboration: A prereferral intervention for students at risk. Wisconsin School Psychologist's Convention, Madison, WI .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Pugach, M. (11-1986). Metacognition in teacher education: Training for self-appraisal and the problem of over-referral . Ninth Annual Conference of Children with Special Needs, Louisville, KY .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Santelli, B. (09-1986). Meeting family life education needs of developmentally disabled adults. Family Resource Coalition National Conference, Chicago, IL .
  • Johnson, L.J., Santelli, B., & Schmidt, P. (05-1986). Learning independence through family life education. Illinois Rehabilitation Association State Conference, Chicago, IL .
  • Karnes, M., & Johnson, L.J. (05-1986). Programming for bright/talented Head Start Children. AERA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA .
  • Kranes, M., & Johnson, L.J. (04-1986). Brining out talents and gifts in Head Start children. Council for Exceptional Children, 64th Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Cohen, T. (04-1986). Increasing handicapped child's ability to persist at a difficult task. Council for Exceptional Children, 64th Annual Conventions, New Orleans, LA .
  • Karnes, M., Santelli, B., & Johnson, L.J. (11-1985). Involving families in early childhood special education programs. Illinois Council for Exceptional Children, Chicago, IL .
  • Karnes, M., Johnson, L.J., & Cohen, T. (04-1985). Teacher behaviors that enhance levels of task persistence in young children. Council for Exceptional Children 63rd Annual Convention, Anaheim, CA .
  • Karnes, M., Johnson, L.J., Strain, P., Odom, S., & Wolery, M. (10-1985). Future directions in evaluation of early chlidhood special education programs . National Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs, Denver, CO .
  • Johnson, L.J., Fujiura, G., & Heal, L. (04-1984). Defining restrictiveness across facility alternatives. Illinois Council for Exceptional Children, Spring Conference, Charleston, IL .
  • Johnson, L.J., & Ritter, S., (04-1984). Use of cross-age tutoring as an aid to effective instruction. Council for Exceptional Children, 62ndh Annual Convention, Washington, D.C. .
  • Johnson, L.J. (11-1983). Using play-check and the good behavior game to reduce inappropriate classroom behavior. Illinois Council for Exceptional Children, Chicago, IL .

Honors & Awards

  • . Graduated from Western Illinois University with Honors.
  • . Awarded a Graduate College Dissertation Research Grant.
  • . Awarded a College of Education Dissertation Research Grant.
  • . Awarded a Dissertation Grant from Phi Delta Kappen.
  • . Awarded an Outstanding Dissertation Grant from the Graduate Student Organization.
  • . "Enhancing essential relationships: Developing a nurturing affective environment for ong children" was selected for inclusion in J. S. McKee & K.M. Paciorek (Eds.) Annual editions: Educating exceptional children (6th Ed., pp. 153-159). Guilford, CT: Dushkin..
  • . "Rethinking the relationship between consultation and collaborative problem solving" was selected for inclusion in E. L. Meyen, G.A. Vergason, & R.J. Whelan (Eds.) Challenges facing special education. Tucson, AZ: Love..
  • . Recognized in 2002 at the Ohio Educational Services Center Association annual meeting for Outstanding Leadership Award..
  • . Recognized in 1998 at the Council for Exceptional Children annual convention for Teacher Education Division Publication Award..
  • . Recognized in 1997 at the Ohio Department of Education Awards Ceremony for contributions to early childhood education..
  • . Recognized in 1995 by the International Council of Exceptional Children Division of Teacher Education, for contributions as President of the Division..
  • . Recognized in 1995 by the University of Cincinnati for scholarly contributions to the field..
  • . Recognized in 1994 and 1999 by the College of Education of the University of Cincinnati for service contributions to the college. (Sylvia Boltz Tucker Award)..
  • . Recognized in 1994 for contributions to Ohio's Hunger Task Force..
  • . Recognized in 1993 for contribution as Department Head of Special Education at the University of Cincinnati..
  • . Recognized in 1993 by the International Council of Exceptional Children Division of Early Childhood for contributions to the strategic planning process for the division..
  • . Recognized in 1992 by the International Council of Exceptional Children Division of Early Childhood for contributions as Research Chair of the Division..
  • . Manuscript entitled "The democratization of consultation through action research" was selected as the most outstanding manuscript of the journal Teacher Education and Special Education, published in 1990, Vol.13.
  • . Recognized in 1987 by Alabama's State Superintendent of Schools for contributions to the Educational Systems of Alabama..
  • . Recognized in 1983 by Illinois State Suerintendent of Schools for contributions to special education in Illinois..

Experience & Service

Work Experience

  • 09-1999 to Present, Dean, College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services/University of Cincinnati.,.
  • 09-1995 to Present, State Representative for the University of Cincinnati Institute of Community Pratnerships.,.
  • 01-1994 to 1999, Professor with tenure and Associate Dean for Research and Development. University of Cincinnati.,.
  • 09-1992 to Present, Director of the Arlitt Child and Family Research and Education Center (promoted to Executive Director in 1999).,.
  • 08-1990 to 12-1993, Professor with tenure and Head of Early Childhood and Special Education (Promoted to Professor 09-1993).,.
  • 08-1984 to 07-1986, Associate Professor with tenure and Chairperson of Early Childhood Special Education. The University of Alabama. ,.
  • 06-1984 to 07-1986, Assistant Professor and Assistant Director of the Colonel Wolfe Projects. University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.,.
  • 09-1982 to 06-1984, Teaching Assistant. University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.,.
  • 09-1979 to 06-1981, Co-coordinatory of the Elementary Gifted Program of School District 171. Sunnybrook School District 171, Lansing, IL.,.
  • 02-1978 to 06-1981, Learning Counselor. Sunnybrook School District 171, Lansing, IL. ,.

Service

  • Editor, Teacher Education and Special Education 1998 to 2003
  • Associate Editor, The Journal of Early Intervention 01-1988 to 07-1992
  • Editor, Focus on Research 1989 to 1992
  • Editor, Journal of Early Intervention Research Notes section, 01-1987 to 01-1988
  • Journal of the Division for Early Childhood Special issue editor., 1986
  • Committee Chair,
  • Associate Editor, Teacher Education and Special Education 1984 to 1998
  • Consultant, NHSA DIALOG 1995 to Present
  • Consultant, QSE: Internation Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education 1995 to Present
  • Consultant, The Journal of Special Education 04-1988 to Present
  • Consultant, The Journal for the Education of the Gifted 07-1988 to Present
  • Consultant, The Journal of Early Intervention 08-1992 to Present
  • Consultant, The Journal of Teacher Education 08-1990 to Present
  • Consultant, Remedial and Special Education 01-1988 to 12-1991
  • Consultant, The Journal of the Division of Early Childhood 07-1984 to 06-1988
  • Associate Editor, Mental Retardation Systems 04-1985 to 07-1988
  • Reviewer, Office of Special Education Programs 1996 to Present
  • Reviewer, Topics in Early Childhood Special Education 08-1992 to Present
  • Reviewer, Diagnostic 08-1992 to Present
  • Reviewer, Exceptionalities 09-1990 to Present
  • Reviewer, Education Foundations 09-1990 to 09-1993
  • Reviewer, Remedial and Special Education 1987
  • Committee Chair, Council of Deans 2003
  • Member, Preventing Students Disturbances 2002 to Present
  • Member, Administrative Services Advisory Committee 2002 to Present
  • Member, Advisory Committee to MCH LEND Project; Children's Hospital 06-2002 to Present
  • Committee Chair, Search Committee for Dean of College of Applied Sciences 2002

Board Certifications/Licenses

  • State of Illinois., Teaching Certificate: Type 10 (Special Education).

Other Experience and Professional Memberships

  • 05-1983 to 06-1983 ,Statistical Consultant, . Precise Early Education for Children with Handicaps (P.E.E.C.H.) Outreach Project and Retrieval and Acceleration of Young Handicapped and Talented (R.A.P.Y.H.T.) Outreach Project. Colonel Wolfe School, Champaign, IL. Provided assistance in the development of the statistical aspects of the evaluation design used in each project. Analyzed and interpreted each program's evaluation data.
  • 10-1983 to 06-1984 ,Behavioral Consultant , . Schools within Macon and Piatt Counties of Illinois. Macon-Piatt Special Education Cooperative, Decatur, IL. Worked with individual teachers to develop behavior programs to remediate inappropriate student behavior and to improve their behavior management skills.
  • 12-1983 to 01-1984 ,Statistical Consultant, . The First National Bank of Chicago, Chicago, IL. Identified and conducted the appropriate statistical analysis for the "Retail Industry and Treasury Practice Survey," which was a national survey regarding the ways in which the retail industry used banking services.
  • 12-1983 to 01-1984 ,Statistical Consultant, . Dr. W. G. Gingold, Executive Director, Developmental Services Center. Champaign, IL. Provided assistance in establishing the reliability of the "Organizational Life and Growth and Crises Identification Scale."
  • 01-1985 to 04-1985 ,Evaluation Consultant , . Early Childhood Program of the Urbana School District; Urbana, IL. Provided assistance in the development of an evaluation of the Early Childhood Program.
  • 08-1985 to 08-1986 ,Evaluation Consultant , . State of Illinois; Springfield, IL. Provided assistance in teh development of a comprehensive evaluation design for the Illinois State Plan to provide comprehensive services to children and their families ages 0-5 being served by early childhood special education services. Worked with sub-committees to monitor progress toward their objectives and developed a plan to evaluate services to children as the State of Illinois instituted services.
  • 08-1986 to 09-1988 ,Evaluation Consultant , . Region V Resource Access Project. Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, Minnesota, and Michigan. Provided assistance in the development of a comprehensive evaluation design for project activities.
  • 07-1987 to 07-1990 ,Research Consultant, . Professional and Parent Paraprofessional Early Intervention Service Delivery Research Project. Auburn University, Auburn, AL. Consulted on research design and data analysis procedures being implemented.
  • 08-1988 to 07-1990 ,Evaluation Consultant , . Rural Preparation Project for Supervisors in Early Childhood Special Education. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Evaluated implementation and outcomes of project objectives.
  • 08-1987 to 07-1990 ,Evaluation Consultant , . State of Alabama Early Childhood Special Education program. Montgomery, AL. Provided assistance in the development of a comprehensive evaluation design for services being provided to young children and their families.
  • 07-1988 to 07-1991 ,Evaluation Consultant , . Early Intervention Field-Based Training Project. Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL. Evaluated implemention and outcomes of project objectives.
  • 10-1991, Evaluation Consultant , . University of Wisconsin-University Affiliated Program. Madison, WI. Assisted with conceptualization of early childhood special education project, development of data collection instruments and data analysis techniques.
  • 08-1989 to 09-1992 ,Evaluation Consultant , . National Resource Access Network. United States and the Territories. Provided assistance in the development of the research design for their national effort to examine effective techniques for integrating children with handicapping conditions within Head Start.
  • 08-1989 to 07-1990 ,Research Consultant, . Project Alliance. University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. Consulted on procedures, data collection, analysis, and interpretation.
  • 08-1989 to 05-1990 ,Educational Consultant, . Mountain Brook School District. Homewood, AL. Provided training and support to enable the entire school district in the use of Peer Collaboration to help classroom teachers develop alternatives to accommodate the needs of students experiencing mild learning and behavior problems.
  • 08-1991, Evaluation Consultant , . Covington School Early Intervention Program. Covington, KY. Developed evaluation designs, data collection instruments, data collection procedures, and data analysis procedures for early intervention program evaluations and foundation research proposals.
  • 08-1991 to 12-1991 ,Evaluation Consultant , . Wright State University, Dayton, OH. Conducted external evaluation of their special education department and provided a written report, which included a summary of the evaluation with recommendations for future directions.
  • 08-1991 to 09-1994 ,Evaluation Consultant , . Division for Early Childhood, International Council for Exceptional Children. Cincinnati, OH. Designed a questionnaire, data collection and analysis procedures for a natinal effort identify field based best practice strategies and techniques. Provided input into a written report which summarized the results of the national survey which was submitted to the International Division of Early Childhood for dissemination to members.
  • 08-1990 to 09-1993 ,Evaluation Consultant , . Ohio State University - Special Education Program. Columbus, OH. Assisted with conceptualization of early childhood special education project, development of data collection instruments and data analysis techniques.
  • 08-1991, Evaluation Consultant , . National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System. Cincinnati, OH. Assisted with conceptualization of asustem of evaluation support for issues related to early childhood special education. As part of this effort, consulted with representatives from the following states on evaluation: California, Arizona, Kansas, Alaska, New Hampshire, Colorado, Rhode Island, New York, Delaware, Texas, Louisiana, Kentucky, Idaho, Vermont, Missouri, Virginia, and Florida.
  • 07-1993 to 07-1994 ,Evaluation Consultant , . Portage Early Childhood Projects. Portage, WI. Assisted with the development of outcome evaluations of funded projects.
  • 08-1995, Evaluation Consultant , . University of Pittsburgh Early Childhood Special Education Projects. Pittsburgh, PA. Assisted with the development of procedures to determine the impact of their early childhood projects.
  • Memberships in the Council for Exceptional Children: , . Teacher Education Division, Early Childhood Division, Research Division.
  • American Education Research Association. , . Member.
  • 09-1982 to 06-1985 ,Council for Exceptional Children, Chpater 51,, . President.
  • 1988, Alabama Division of Early Childhood of the Alabama Council for Exceptional Children, , . Vice-President.
  • 1988, Alabama Division of Early Childhood of the Alabama Council for Exceptional Children,, . President.
  • 1988, The Alamaba Council for Exceptional Children,, . Pan-Coordinator.
  • 1989 to Present ,. Elected to the Executive Board of the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children in the following positions: Member at Large, 1989-1991. Vice President, 1992-present. This position is a four year term and automatically shifts to President Elect, the President and finally Past President.
  • 1989 to 1992 ,Executive Committee of the Early Childhood Division of the International Council for Exceptional Children,, . Chairperson of Research, Member.
  • 1991 to 1992 ,Executive Board of the Research Division of the International Council for Exceptional Children,, . Member.
  • 1992 to Present ,Board of Directors of the Ohio Early Childhood Special Education Higher Education Consortium,, . Member.
  • 2000 to 2002 ,Chair. Ohio Department of Education coalition of Educational Organizations.,
  • 1998 to Present ,Chair. State Superintendent's Task Force. ,
  • 2002 to 2003 ,Chair. Council of Univeristy of Cincinnati Deans. ,
  • 2002 to 2003 ,Member. University of Cincinnati President's Cabinet. ,
  • 2001 to 2002 ,Vice President. State University of Education Deans.,
  • 2001 to Present ,Member. 4C's Advisory Council.,
  • 2002 to Present ,Member. iSpace Board of Directors. ,
  • 2002 to Present ,Member. Success by 6 Operations Council of the Community Chest.,
  • 2002 to Present ,Member. OSI Discovery Advisory Committee.,
  • 2002 to Present ,Member. Project Grad. ,
  • 1999 to 2002 ,State Teachers Accountability Task Force.,
  • 1998 to Present ,Member. State Superintendent's Task Force on Special Education.,
  • 1999 to 2000 ,Member. Governor's Urban Revitalization Task Force.,
  • 1992, Member. Advisory Board of the Johnson and Johnson Foundation.,
  • 1991 to Present ,Member. University Affiliated Cincinnati Center for Developmental Disorders Research Advisory Subcommittee.,
  • 1992, Member. NEC*TAS Evaluation Task Force. ,
  • 1996, Member. Congress of Urban Schools. ,
  • 1989 to 1992 ,Chair. Division for Early Childhood Conference Research strand. , . Reviewed all research proposals submitted for considerations as presentations at the International DEC Conferences.
  • 1984 to 1985 ,. Elected to the Nomination and Election committee to elect new officers for the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children.
  • 1985 to 1989 ,Member. Research Committee for the Early Childhood Division of the Council for Exceptional Children. ,
  • 1989 to 1992 ,Chairperson. Research Committee for the Early Childhood Division of the Council for Exceptional Children.,
  • 1985 to 1986 ,Member. Illinois Handicapped Children's Early Education Program Advisory Panel., . Participant in the Evaluation Subcommittee.
  • 1986 to 1989 ,Member. Budget Task Force for the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children.,
  • 1987 to 1988 ,Member. Publications Committee of the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children.,
  • 1989 to 1992 ,Chairperson. Publications Committee of the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children.,
  • 1987 to 1988 ,Member. National Inquiry Study Group on Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Partnership for Personnel Preparation Programs and Building Better Partnership in Public Schools.,
  • 11/01/1987 to 11/03/1987 ,Member. Advisory Committee for the National Early Childhood Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children. , Denver, CO.
  • 1986 to 1990 ,. Appointed to and then elected Vice Chairperson and then Chairperson of the Alabama Special Education Advisory Board to advise the State Superintendent of Schools on the implementation of PL 94-142 in Alabama.
  • 1987 to 1989 ,Member. National Inquiry Study Group on Integrative Training in Special and Regular Education.,
  • 1986 to 1988 ,Member. Alabama Handicapped Children's Early Education Program Advisory Panel., . Participant in the following subcommittees: Standards for Programs Serving Children 3-5 (Chairperson), Needs Assessment and Evaluation, Standards for Programs Serving Children Birth-2, Standards for Personnel Preparation.
  • 1988, . Appointed to the Alabama Committee to Develop Guidelines for an R.F.P. to address the needs of "Grey Area" children and to facilitate better cooperation between general and special educators.
  • 1987 to 1989 ,Member. Ad Hoc Task Force on a Research Agenda for the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children.,
  • 1987 to 1989 ,Member. Alabama Congress of Parents and Teacher Exceptional Child Committee.,
  • 1988 to 1989 ,Member. Research Committee of the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children.,
  • 1988 to 1990 ,Member. Advisory Board of the Alabama Head Start.,
  • 10/21/1989 to 10/25/1989 ,Member. Program Advisory Committee for National Early Childhood Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children., Minneapolis, MN.
  • 1989 to Present ,Member. Publications Committee of the Division of Research of the Council for Exceptional Children.,
  • 1989 to Present ,Chairperson. First Annual Southeastern DEC Conference in which 12 Southeastern States are participating in an effort to develop a regional early intervention conference.,
  • 07-1992, Co-Chairperson. The Ohio Early Childhood Special Education Higher Education Consortium Summer Institute: Proceedings and directions for collaboration in the year 2000.,

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Exceptional Children
    Level: Undergraduate
    Comments: A general introduction to special education. Taught at the University of Illinois & the University of Cincinnati.
  • Specialized Instruction Seminar
    Comments: A general seminar for elementary education undergraduate students to review and discuss methods of teaching students classified as having mild learning and behavior problems within a regular classroom setting. Taught at the University of Illinois.
  • Introduction to Early Childhood Special Education.
    Level: Both
    Comments: Taught at the University of Alabama and the University of Cincinnati.
  • Methods for Teaching the Gifted and Talented.
    Level: Graduate
    Comments: A general introduction to methods for teaching children classified as gifted/talented. Taught at the University of Illinois.
  • Resource & Consulting Teach Project.
    Comments: A year long in-service project for three special education cooperatives to provide resource teachers and school psychologists with a set of skills that would enable them to adopt a consulting model for providing special education services. Taught at the University of Illinois.
  • Historical Theories in Learning Disabilities
    Level: Graduate
    Comments: A graduate seminar designed to examine learning theories that are currently or have historically contributed to the field of learning disabilities. Taught at the University of Illinois.
  • Working with Families of Young Children with Disabilities
    Level: Both
    Comments: Methods course that focused on intervening with families of young exceptional children. Taught at the University of Alabama.
  • Assessment of Y oung Children with Disabilities
    Level: Both
    Comments: A methods course that focused on the quantitative and qualitative assessment of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers at risk for or with disabilities and their families. Taught at the University of Cincinnati.
  • Seminar in Early Education of Children with Disabilities
    Level: Graduate
    Comments: A graduate seminar in which current issues and methods of conducting research in Early Childhood Special Education are examined. Students contract with instructor to complete an assignment that makes a professional contribution. Students may work in groups or individually to complete the assignment. Taught at the University of Alabama.
  • Applied Behavioral Research
    Comments: A doctoral seminar designed to provide students with the competencies for using applied behavioral analysis as an instructional strategy. Taught at the University of Cincinnati.
  • Techniques and Strategies
    Level: Undergraduate
    Comments: An undergraduate course designed to provide teachers with competencies for using applied behavioral analysis as an instructional strategy. Taught at the University of Cincinnati.
  • Research in Special Education
    Comments: A doctoral seminar designed to provide students with the competencies needed in conduction original research. Taught at the University of Cincinnati.
  • Special Education Doctoral Seminar
    Comments: A doctoral seminar in which students identify an area of interest, develop that interest, and conduct an original piece of research to explore an issue within their identified interest area. Taught at the University of Alabama.
  • Seeking and Obtaining External Funds
    Comments: A doctoral seminar designed to provide students with the competencies needed to obtain external funds. Taught at the University of Cincinnati.
  • Current Issues in Early Childhood Special Education
    Comments: A doctoral seminar designed to provide students with knowledge of current literature within Early Childhood Special Education. Taught at the University of Alabama.