Shari earned her B.S. in Elementary and Special Education from the University of Nevada, Reno in 1993. She went on to pursue graduate degrees in Special Education (M.Ed., Slippery Rock University, 1998), Applied Behavior Analysis (Ed.S., Simmons College, 2007), and Psychology, Behavior Analysis Specialization (Ph.D., The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 2019). Shari has worked in the field of education since 1998 as a special education teacher, student services coordinator, educational and behavioral consultant, and college professor. She currently serves as one of Nevada’s Regional Coordinators, supporting the implementation of multi-tiered systems of support in public schools and alternative settings throughout the state. Shari’s research interests include implementation fidelity, data-based decision making, function-based assessment and interventions, instructional practices, classroom management strategies and systems, and use of multi-tiered systems of support in juvenile justice settings.
- B.S., Elementary and Special Education, University of Nevada, Reno
- M.Ed., Special Education, Slippery Rock University
- Ed.S., Applied Behavior Analysis, Simmons College
- Ph.D., The Chicago School of Professional Psychology