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Heather Haynes, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor


Teacher Education


940 898-2246

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Description of research activities: Dr. Haynes’ current research interests include support, training, and examination of how schools implement multi-tiered systems of supports, specifically response to intervention (RTI) and positive behavior interventions and supports (PBIS). Further she is interested in the effects of these systems of supports on literacy, math, and behavioral outcomes for students with exceptionalities. Dr. Haynes is also working on studies related to the use of technology and augmented reality environments in teacher education, action research in special education teacher preparation, and evidence-based practices in literacy and behavior instruction. She uses quantitative and qualitative methods.

 Keywords: Early literacy, response to intervention, high incidence disabilities, reading instruction, assessment, positive behavior supports and interventions, response to intervention (RTI) and multi-tiered systems of supports, general education and special education collaboration, integrated academic and behavior instruction, inclusive education, technology, educational leadership and systems development, school reform, social justice, urban education, action research, and culturally responsive instruction and assessment

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