Ph.D., University of Arizona
Linda A. Reddy is a professor in the school psychology doctoral program. She has published over 90 articles and book chapters and six books
(four with APA Books) on classroom assessment, coaching, ADHD, and measurement
development. Her work has been funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Institute
of Education Sciences, Office of Special Education Programs, and private
foundations ($50 million). She is a fellow of the American
Psychological Association (APA Divisions 16 & 37), fellow of the American
Educational Research Association (AERA), and elected member of the Society
for the Study of School Psychology (SSSP). Dr. Reddy has held
numerous national leadership roles. Examples include the 2014 President of APA
Division 16 (school psychology), elected member of the APA Board of
Professional Affairs (2013-2016), elected member of the APA Task Force for
Violence Against Teachers (2008-2014), and member of APA Division 16
Translating Science to School Practice Work Group. Dr. Reddy is a licensed
psychologist in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania and is a nationally
certified school psychologist. She consults with schools, agencies, and
test development companies nationwide.
Principal Investigator (PI) of the Efficacy of
Paraprofessional Behavior Support Coaching for Elementary School Students with
Externalizing Behavior Disorders funded by the US DOE, IES National Center for
Special Education Research - Goal 3 RCT (2017-2021).
Co-PI of the NJ Tiered System of Support for
Early Reading funded by the Office of Special Education Programs, School
Personnel Development Grant (2016-2022).
PI of the School System Improvement (SSI)
Project funded by the US DOE, Teacher Incentive Fund Program (2012-2018).
PI of the Collaborative Coaching: Improving
Teacher Classroom Practices and Student Achievement through Formative
Assessment in High Poverty Schools, a RCT funded by the Brady Education
Awards and Honors
2015 Outstanding Publication Award for Applied
Research-Advances in Methodology, American Education Research
Association (AERA), Division H.
2009 Research Article of the Year for Journal of School
2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, and 2015 APA Division 16 Outstanding
2004 Distinguished Faculty Research Award from Fairleigh Dickinson