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 academic 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’s current efforts involve consulting with schools implementing an 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. She has co-authored two books on 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 coordinator of the service learning program in the School Psychology department.