Terrance Scott Ph.D., is a professor and distinguished university scholar in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Louisville. He began his career as a counselor in residential treatment and has worked with students with challenging behaviors across a variety of settings,including all levels of public school. He received his Ph.D. in special education at the University of Oregon in 1994 (with an emphasis on emotional and behavioral disorders) and, since then, has served as a faculty member at the Universities of Kentucky, Florida, and Oregon. He has over 80 publications on a variety of issues in the areas of behavioral disorders and behavioral support systems and has conducted over 700 presentations and training activities throughout the United States, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Sweden, and Norway. In 2004, Dr. Scott received the Distinguished Early Career Award from the Research Division of the International Council for Exceptional Children. In 2012, he received the Outstanding National Leadership Award from the Council for Children with Behavior Disorders and was elected president of this organization in 2013. His research interests focus on schoolwide prevention systems, the role of instructional variables in managing student behavior, functional behavior assessment and intervention, and scientific research in education.
Universal tools to craft the climate and culture of the whole school.
Tools to help teachers make a positive impact with all of their students.
Individualized interventions to support students with the greatest need.
Tools to develop and enhance explicit instruction across the curriculum and intervention programs to improve reading achievement.