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Deborah Nelson, PhD

Associate Professor, School of Education

Deborah Nelson, PhD


Areas of Expertise:

  • Increasing academic achievement for students
  • Intervention strategies for students experiencing academic and behavioral difficulties
  • Effective consultation practices for classroom teachers
  • Effective consultation practices for parents


  • Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park
  • M.Ed., Howard University
  • B.S., Howard University

Dissertation Title:

Reading, writing, and comprehension skills of intermediate elementary students

Selected Publications:

  • “Building collaborative school structures for the implementation of evidence-based practice,” in Implementing Evidenced Based Academic Interventions in School Settings, Oxford University Press, (2009)
  • Student Documentation Form Review Manual, ICAT Resources (2009)
  • Silenced voices: A case of racial and cultural intolerance in the schools,” in Case Studies in Cultural Transition: Rethinking Multicultural Education, Greenwood Publishing (2002)

Selected Professional Experience:

  • Research and Training Coordinator, IES Grant
  • Adjunct Faculty, University of Maryland
  • Adjunct Faculty, Howard University