- Downtown Chicago
- School Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
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.
- Education History
Degree Institution B.A. Psychology Eastern Illinois University S.S.P. Specialist in School Psychology Eastern Illinois University Ph.D. Educational Psychology Oklahoma State University
- Professional Memberships
Role Organization Member National Association of School Psychologists Member Illinois School Psychologists Association
Certified School Psychologist, IL
Upreti, G., Liaupsin, C., & Koonce, D. A. (2010). Stakeholder utility: Perspectives on school-wide data for measurement feedback and evaluation. Education and Treatment of Children
Ditkowsky, B., & Koonce, D. A. (2010). Predicting performance on high-stakes assessment using oral reading growth over time. Assessment for Effective Intervention, 35, 159-167.
Koonce, D. A. (2007). Clinician assessment practices of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: A national survey of school psychologists. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 25(4), 319-333.
- Professional Skills
Child, adolescent, families, Learning/learning disabilities