Diane Myers, PhD

Diane Myers

Associate Professor and Chair, 
Department of Teacher Education
Program Coordinator, Special Education   


Office: SH 114
Phone: 940-898-2246



PhD, University of Connecticut, Special Education
MS, Southern Connecticut State University, Special Education
BA, Connecticut College, English

Research Interests

Positive behavioral interventions and support at the school-wide, class-wide and individual student level; students with challenging behavior; supporting teachers' classroom management.


Diane Myers has been at Texas Woman's University since 2014. She is an associate professor in the Special Education program and has served as the chair of the Department of Teacher Education since June 2017. Her research interests include positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS) at the school-wide, class-wide, and individual student levels. In addition, Diane teaches and conducts research on behavioral interventions, students with challenging behavior, and the application of evidence-based classroom management practices. She completed her doctoral work at the University of Connecticut and worked at Assumption College in Worcester, MA prior to joining the faculty at TWU.

Selected Publications

Davis, M. & Myers. D. (2017). Effective transition to college: Perspectives from transition specialists. The Journal of Multidisciplinary Graduate Research, 3, 33-47.

Myers, D., Freeman, J., Simonsen, B., & Sugai, G. (2017). Classroom management for exceptional learners. Teaching Exceptional Children, 49, 223-230.

Myers, D., Sugai, G., Simonsen, B., & Freeman, J. (2017). Assessing teachers’ behavior support skills. Teacher Education Special Education. Prepublished March 23, 2017, DOI: 10.1177/0888406417700964.

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