Dr. Danel Koonce is an Associate Professor in the Department of School Psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. He received his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology in 2000 from Oklahoma State University. He is a certified school psychologist in the state of Illinois and has 16 years of experience in the field of education in the roles of a school psychologist, special education coordinator, prevention specialist, and the technical assistance coordinator. He has served as a trainer in two areas: 1) the administration and implementation of universal screeners for social-emotional/behavioral problems, including the Systematic Screening for Behavior Disorders and the BASC-2 Behavioral and Emotional Screening System (BASC-2 BESS); 2) delivery of secondary and tertiary interventions using the structure of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports. He consults with public schools (K-12) in the implementation and sustainability of secondary interventions to support youth demonstrating academic, social, emotional and behavioral difficulties. He teaches courses in statistics and program evaluation, assessment of children and adolescents, consultation, and applied behavior analysis.