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Dr.  Kathryn A Havercroft

Dr. Kathryn A Havercroft

Assistant Professor

Office: 1212 Buzzard Hall - Buzzard Hall
Email: kahavercroft2@eiu.edu

Kathryn Havercroft's Vita

Current Syllabi

Frequently Taught Courses

SPE 4525
SPE 4730
SPE 4800
SPE 4901
SPE 5133D
SPE 5675
SPE 5870

Education

B.S. in Special Education with Elementary Education, Eastern Illinois University, 2000
M. Ed. in Special Education, Eastern Illinois University, 2005
Ph.D. in Special Education and Family Studies, Indiana University, 2012

Professional Organizations

Special Olympics
Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
Association of Positive Behavior Supports (APBS)
American Education Research Association (AERA)
Teacher Education Division of CEC (TED)
Council for Children with Behavior Disorders (CCBD)
Delta Kappa Gamma International Society for Women Educators

Research

CURRENT STUDIES
 
            Havercroft, K. A. (2014).  Coaches academy: A new approach to coaching for school
                        wide positive behavior supports.  IRB Approval # 14-096.
 
            Havercroft, K. A. (2015).  Qualitative Study of the Benefits and Barriers Associated with
                        Implementing Schoolwide Positive Behavior Supports in a Rural District.  IRB
                        Approval #15-022.

Selected Publications

Havercroft, K.  A. (2013, Fall).  New approaches to coaching: Coaches Academy. Advances in SEL Research (AERA), 7(1), 15.
 
Hampshire, P. K.,Havercroft, K., Luy, M. & Call, J. (in press). Confronting  assumptions:    Service learning as a medium for preparing early childhood special                        education teachers to work with families. Teacher Education Quarterly.
           
Havercroft, K.A., Anderson, J. A., Howland, A., Miller, T. & Eaken, G. (in press).  A schoolwide positive behavior supports pilot study:  Success of implementation
                        and benefits of programming.  Journal of Behavioral and Social Sciences.
 
 Hampshire, P. K., Havercroft, K. A., Luy, M. & Call, J. (in press).  A shift in perspective: Training pre-service early childhood special education students to
                        work with families.  Teacher Education & Practice.

Selected Conference Presentations

Havercroft, K. A. & Howland, A. (February 2014).  Changing Perceptions of Key Stakeholders in the Training and Implementation for School Wide Positive
                        Behavior Supports.  Presented at 26th Annual Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
 
Havercroft, K. A. & Howland, A. (February, 2014).  Schoolwide Positive Behavior  Supports Mixed-Method Case Study.  Presented at 17th Annual American
                        Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
 
Havercroft, K. A. (February, 2014).  Changing Perceptions of Key Stakeholders in the Training and Implementation for School Wide Positive   
                         Behavior Supports. 
Presented at 17th Annual Eastern Illinois University College of Education and Professional Studies Research Fair,       
                        Charleston, IL.
 
Havercroft, K. A. (March, 2014).  Team member Perceptions of Early Intervention and Sustainability Efforts in SWPBS.  11th International Conference on
                        Positive  Behavior Support, Chicago, IL.

Havercroft, K. A. (July 2014).  Proactively Addressing Bullying through School-wide Positive Behavior Supports.  45th Autism Society National Conference,
                        Indianapolis, Indiana.
 
Havercroft, K. A. (November 2014).  Evaluation of an Initial School wide Positive Behavior Supports (SWPBS) Program in Indiana.  Teacher Education Division
                        of Council for Exceptional Children, Indianapolis, Indiana.
 
Havercroft, K. A. (November 2014).  Enhancing SW-PBIS through Training and Skill Development of Internal Coaches and Agency Representatives.  Teacher
                        Education Division of Council for Exceptional Children, Indianapolis, Indiana.
 
Woodley, S., Havercroft. K., Edmonds-Behrend, C., Stringfellow, J. (November, 2014). The Marriage of Classroom and Community:  Fostering Teachers for  
                       Tomorrow. 
Teacher Education Division of Council for Exceptional Children, Indianapolis,  Indiana.

Havercroft, K. A. (March, 2015).  Schoolwide Positive Behavior Supports in The ’Rural’ World.  12th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support,   
                      Boston, MA.
 
Havercroft, K., Woodley, S., Edmonds-Behrend, C., & Stringfellow, J. (March, 2015).  Analyzing Integrative Learning Experiences to Better Prepare Future
                        Teachers
. 29th Annual Midwest ATE Conference, Lafayette, Indiana.

Havercroft, K., Woodley, S., Edmonds-Behrend, C., & Stringfellow, J. (February, 2016).  Preparing Future Teachers: Accountability to the Profession through
                          Analysis of Integrative Learning Experiences.
96th Annual Conference of the Association of Teacher Educators, Chicago, IL. 

Havercroft, K., Woodley, S., Jones-Bromenshenkel, M., Edmonds-Behrend, C., Stringfellow, J, Li, M., Rosentstein, A. & Cook, R. (February, 2016).  Systematic                           Approach to Ensuring Teacher Preparation for Common Core Supported Standards. 96th Annual Conference of the Association of Teacher
                          Educators,  Chicago, IL.

Havercroft, K.  (September, 2013).  Unique Lessons Learned from Single Secondary Level SWPBS Programming.  Poster presented at 2013 Council for
                         Children with Behavior Disorders International Conference, Chicago, IL.
 
Havercroft, K. (September, 2015).  A Case Study of a Rural District Implementating a Tiered Framework of Intervention for Behavior.  Poster presented at 2015
                        Council for Children with Behavior Disorders International Conference, Atlanta, GA.
 
Havercroft, K. (October, 2015).  District-wide Implementation of SWPBS in a Rural Community.  Poster presented at 2015 National PBIS Leadership Forum,
                        Chicago, Illinois.
 
Havercroft, K., Stringfellow, J., Yeck, S. &  Weber, J. (October, 2015).  Franklin Flames:  SWPBS in an Alternative Educational Setting for Children with Severe
                         or Profound Developmental Delays or Medical Fragility.  Poster presented at 2015 National PBIS Leadership Forum, Chicago, Illinois.

Funding & Grants

Havercroft, K.  A. (2013).  Changing perceptions of key stakeholders in the training
                        and implementation for school wide positive behavior supports.  CEPS
                        Development Grant for Faculty Research or Creative Activities.  Awarded
                        $1,000.00 on November 14, 2013.

 Pearson, M. & Havercroft, K. A. (2013).  Bridging Voices in Our Community (BVC)
                        Bullying Project: A Time for Prevention and Intervention: Renewing Hope in
                        Education.  FY14 Faculty Development Partnership Grant.  Awarded $350.00 on
                        November 20, 2013.
 
 Havercroft, K. A. (2014).  Bridging Voices in Our Community (BVC)
                        Bullying Project.  FY15 Redden Fund Grant.  August 20, 2014. *Combined award
                        with two other submissions.
 
Havercroft, K.  A. (2014).  Schoolwide Positive Behavior Supports in a ‘Rural’ World.
                        CEPS Development Grant for Faculty Research or Creative Activities.  Awarded
                        $1,000.00 on November 20, 2014.
 

Community

Bridging Voices in the Community
Special Olympics
SWPBS Trainer Indiana/Illinois

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