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Counseling Psychology

Kathryn Jaspers

Assistant Professor

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Kathryn (Kate) Jaspers received her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Tennessee. She is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist and has practiced as a school psychologist in both Oregon and Washington. Her academic interests include academic interventions, curriculum-based measurement, consulting with teachers, data-based problem solving, and multi-tiered systems of supports.

Publications

Journal Manuscripts

Keller-Margulis, M., Payan, A., Jaspers, K. E., & Brewton, C. M. (2016). Validity and diagnostic accuracy of written expression curriculum-based measurement: A study of three types of outcome metrics in students with diverse language backgrounds. Reading and Writing Quarterly, 32, 174-198.

Henze, E. E. C., Jaspers, K. E., Fasko, S. N., & Wilson, K. (2015). The nature and extent of research on autism in the school psychology literature. Trainers’ Forum, 33 (3), 36-56.

Jaspers, K. E., Sundberg, N., Cheramie, G. M., Hoffman, J. (2015). The comparative effectiveness of two addition fact interventions: Cover copy compare and modified incremental rehearsal, Research and Practice in the Schools, 3, 58-71.

Poncy, B. C., Jaspers, K. E., Hansmann, P., Bui, L., & Matthew, B. (2015). A comparison of taped-problem interventions to increase math fact fluency: Does the length of time delay impact student learning rates? Journal of Applied School Psychology, 31, 63-82.

Jaspers, K. E., Cheramie, G. M., Stafford, M.E., Elam, K., & Scanapico, D. (2013). The role of the school psychologist in behavior response-to-intervention. Research and Practice in the Schools, 1, 15-24.

Jaspers, K.E.,Williams, R.L., Skinner, C.H., Cihak, D., McCallum, R.S., & Ciancio, D.J. (2012). How and to what extent do two cover, copy, and compare spelling interventions contribute to spelling, word recognition, and vocabulary development? Journal of Behavioral Education, 21, 80-98.

Bain, S. K., & Jaspers, K.E. (2010). [Review of Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test-Second Edition]. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 28, 167-174.

Skinner, A. L., Phaffman, J., Jaspers, K. E., & Skinner, C. H. (2008). Supplementing color wheel procedures with interdependent group-oriented rewards: Implementation guidelines. Journal of Evidence-Based Practices for Schools, 9, 47-56.

Jaspers, K. E, Skinner, C. H., Williams, R. L., & Saecker, L. (2007). Effects of problem order on accuracy, preference, and choice of multiplication assignments. Behavior Analyst Today, 8, 347-359.

Poncy, B. C., Skinner, C. H., & Jaspers, K. E.(2007). Evaluating and comparing interventions designed to enhance math fact accuracy and fluency: Cover, copy, and compare versus taped problems. Journal of Behavioral Education, 16, 27-37.

Stewart, T. L., Jaspers, K. E., Estes, S. B., & Latu, I. M. (2007). Interethnic differences (or similarities?) in the relative individuation of women and men. Sex Roles, 57, 21-29.

Williams, R. L., Skinner, C. H., & Jaspers, K. E.(2007) Reading comprehension dimensions versus multiple-choice test-taking skills as pre-course predictors of university students’ performance on course multiple choice exams. Behavior Analyst Today, 8, 163-173.

Hautau, B., Turner, H. C., Carroll, E., Jaspers, K. E., Krohn, K., Parker, M., & Williams, R. L. (2006). Differential daily writing conditions and performance on major multiple choice exams. Journal of Behavioral Education, 15, 171-182.

Hautau, B., Turner, H. C., Carroll E., Jaspers, K. E., Parker, M., Krohn, K. & Williams, R. L. (2006). Differential daily writing contingencies and performance on major multiple-choice exams. Journal of Behavioral Education, 15, 259-276.

Turner, H. C., Bliss, S., Hautau, B., Carroll, E., Jaspers, K. E., & Williams, R. L. (2006). Brief daily writing activities and performance on major multiple-choice exams. Journal of General Education, 55, 221-246.

Book Chapters

Jaspers, K. E., Skinner, C. H., Henze, E. E. C., McCane-Bowling, S. J., & Rowlette, E. F. (2014). Occasioning behaviors that cause learning. In S. Little & A. Little (Eds.), Academic Assessment and Intervention. Routledge.

Jaspers, K. E., McCleary, D. F., McCleary, L. N., Skinner, C. H. (2016). Interventions for math disabilities. In L. Theodore (Ed.) Handbook of Applied Interventions for Children and Adolescents.

Presentations

National Conference Presentations

Jaspers, K. E., Sundberg, N., Cheramie, G. M., Hoffman, J. (2013, August). The Comparative Effectiveness of Two Addition Fact Interventions. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association in Honolulu, HI.

Hautau, B. Jaspers, K.,Krohn, K. & Parker, M. (2007, March) Differential Daily Writing Conditions and Performance on Major Multiple-Choice Exams. Paper presented at the annual conference of the National Association of School Psychologists in New York, NY.

Jaspers, K.,Parker, M., Krohn, K., & Williams, R. L. (2007, March) Differential Daily Writing Contingencies and Performance on Multiple-Choice Exams. Paper presented at the annual conference of the National Association of School Psychologists in New York, NY.

McCallum, E., Poncy, B., Skinner, C.H., Axtell, P.K., Turner, H., Bliss, S.L., Saecker, L.B., & Jaspers, K. (2006, March). Empirical Validation of Applied Procedures for Enhancing Mathematics Fluency. Symposium presented at the annual conference of the National Association of School Psychologists in Anaheim, CA.

 

Other Presentations/Workshops

Jaspers, K.E., Jones, J.J. (2013, April). Goal Setting to Determine Responsiveness to Instruction. Presentation to LSSPs and other school professionals at UHCL Professional Psychology Symposium.

Cheramie, G. & Jaspers, K.E. (2012, June). Current Issues in Evaluation. Invited presentation to Licensed Specialists in School Psychology (LSSP), Educational Diagnosticians, and other school professionals at Region IV Educational Service Center’s Summer Evaluation Institute.

Jaspers, K.E. (2012, April). Evidence-Based Interventions for Academic and Behavioral Problems in School Settings. Presentation to LSSPs and other school professionals at UHCL Professional Psychology Symposium.

Jaspers, K.E.(2009, July). Connections-Based and Social Interventions. Presentation to school employees through Cherokee Health Systems.

Jaspers, K.E.(2009, July). Communication for Children with ASD. Presentation to parents in community through Cherokee Health Systems.

Allin, J. &Jaspers, K.E.(2009, April). An Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Presentation to Newport Grammar School in Newport, Tennessee.

Jaspers, K.E.,Brown, K.E., & Ducey, R. (2009). Promoting Social/Emotional Competence in Preschool Children.  Presentation to Morgan County Head Start of East Tennessee.

Jaspers, K. E.,& Saecker, L. B.  (2008, October). Effects of Problem Order on Students’ Accuracy, Preference, and Choice of Multiplication Assignments. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Mid-South Educational Research Association in Knoxville, TN.

Jaspers, K. E., & Bliss, S. L. (2006). Study and Test-Taking Skills. Presentation to University of Tennessee Medical Students.

 

Academic Credentials

2009 - Ph.D. in School Psychology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
2008 - M.S.  in Educational Psychology (Concentration: Applied Educational Psychology), University of Tennessee, Knoxville

2004 - B.A. in Psychology and Spanish (double major), Mississippi State University