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Kelly Broxterman

Kelly Broxterman

Department Faculty
  • Associate Professor
    School Psychology Department

  • The Chicago School Chicago
Department
School Psychology
Address
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Office Location
Office Phone
On-campus Ext.
Email
kbroxterman@thechicagoschool.edu
Website
RtI Team Building
Biography

Kelly Broxterman, Ph.D., received her M.S. in Special Education and her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Oregon. She joined The Chicago School in 2008 and is an Associate Professor in the Department of School Psychology. Prior to becoming Associate Professor, Dr. Broxterman worked as a school psychologist and professional learning and leadership consultant for Heartland AEA in Iowa. Her research interests include data-based decision making, response to intervention, and behavioral interventions. Dr. Broxterman teaches courses in behavioral assessment, educational assessment, evidence-based interventions and systems change. She has been nominated for excellence in teaching and service learning awards on multiple occasions.

Dr. Broxterman has co-authored two books on MTSS/RtI including "RtI Team Building: Effective Collaboration and Data-Based Decision Making" and "RtI in the Classroom: Guidelines and Recipes for Success". She is a nationally certified school psychologist and associate APP director in the School Psychology department. Her current efforts involve consulting with schools implementing a MTSS/RtI approach. She is a lead coach for the Illinois RtI Network, where she implements the delivery of a coaching–of-coaches model by providing professional development, technical assistance and coaching to external and internal coaches in multiple districts. 

Education
  • Ph.D., School Psychology, University of Oregon
  • M.S., Special Education, University of Oregon
  • B.A., Psychology, Mount Mercy College
Licensure(s)
  • Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP)
  • Illinois Certified School Psychologist
Areas Of Expertise

Courses Taught

  • Behavioral Assessment 
  • Educational Assessment 
  • School-Based Interventions 
  • Systems Theory & Change
  • Professional Development I,II, & III

Select Presentations

  • McGraw, K. & Whalen, A. (2013). Facilitating collaboration and data-based decision making in an RTI framework. National Association of School Psychologists Convention, Seattle, WA.

  • McGraw, K. & Orton, K. (2012). Reading Strand: Curriculum, Instruction, & Assessment. Midwest Leadership Summit IV, St. Paul, MN. 

  • McGraw, K. & Whalen, A. (2012). Facilitating collaboration and data-based decision making in an RTI framework. National Association of School Psychologists Convention, Philadelphia, PA. 

  • Brown, S., & McGraw, K. (2011). Preparing, designing, and delivering professional development on RtI. National Association of School Psychologists Convention, San Francisco, CA. 

  • Cohen, R., McGraw, K., & Davis, S. (2011). Become a more effective presenter: Preparation, design, and delivery.  National Association of School Psychologists Convention, San Francisco, CA. 

  • McGraw, K., Davis, S., & Kohler, K. (2011). Designing systems to support operational and measurable student goals. Illinois Association of School Psychologists (ISPA) Convention, Peoria, Il. 
  • McGraw, K. & Kohler, K. (2010). Reading Strand: Curriculum, Instruction, & Assessment. Midwest Leadership Summit IV, Rochester, MN. 

  • McGraw, K., Kohler, K., Davis, S. (2010). Problem analysis of reading skills in an RtI model. National Association of School Psychologists conference, Chicago, IL. 

  • McGraw, K. (2009). Assessment within the core curriculum. Midwest Leadership Summit III, Rochester, MN. 

  • McGraw, K., & Brown, S. (2009). Tools Aiding in problem analysis of reading skills in RtI. National Association of School Psychologists conference, Boston, MA. 

  • Niebling, B., Brown, S., McGraw, K., Rahn-Blakeslee, A., Wells, N., & Scholten, L. (2008). The expanding role of school psychologists in an RTI framework. National Association of School Psychologists conference, New Orleans, LA.

Select Publications

Professional Memberships

  • National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) 
  • Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) 
  • Illinois School Psychology Association (ISPA) 
  • American Psychological Association Division 16- School Psychology

Community Involvement

  • School Psychology program reviewer, National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) 
  • Auxiliary board member, UCAN