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Roger Pierangelo, B.C.S.E., FSICPP, FCICPP

Associate Professor of Special Education

B.S., St. John's UniversityM.S.Ed., P.D., Queens CollegePh.D., Yeshiva University

Description

Dr. Pierangelo has over 35 years of experience in the public school system as a general education classroom teacher and school psychologist, and as consultant to numerous private and public schools, and PTA and SEPTA groups. A New York State-licensed clinical psychologist who has been in private practice for over 25 years, he is a certified school psychologist and a Board Certified Diplomate-Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychology and Forensic Psychology. Dr. Pierangelo currently serves as executive director of the National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET), executive director of The American Academy of Special Education Professionals (AASEP) and executive editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professional (JAASEP).

Dr. Pierangelo, who holds a B.S. from St. John's University, an M.S. and a P.D. from Queens College and a Ph.D. from Yeshiva University, is a member of the American Psychological Association, New York State Psychological Association, Nassau County Psychological Association, New York State Union of Teachers, and Phi Delta Kappa.

His work has been published by Jossey-Bass/John Wiley & Sons, Allyn and Bacon, Research Press, SPI Publishers, Corwin Press and the New York Bar Association’s Family Law Review. Highlights as a sole author include “The Special Educator’s Survival Guide,” “The Special Educator’s Book of Lists” and “301 Ways to be a Loving Parent”; notable co-authored works include “The Big Book of Special Education Resources” and a 10-book series, “The Educator’s Step-by-Step Guide to…”

Specialties

Clinical Psychology, Special Education Assessment, Forensic Psychology, Child and Adolescent Psychology

Publications

  • Co-author, “The Educator’s Diagnostic Manual of Disabilities and Disorders” (2007)
  • Co-author, “The Special Educator’s Comprehensive Guide to 301 Diagnostic Tests” (2006)
  • Author, “The Special Educator’s Survival Guide” (2005)
  • Author, “The Special Educator’s Book of Lists” (2nd ed., 2004; 1st ed., 1995 )
  • Co-author, “The Special Educator’s Complete Guide to 109 Diagnostic Tests” (1998)
  • Co-author, “301 Ways to Be A Loving Parent” (1993)
  • Co-author, “Assessment in Special Education: A Practical Approach” (3rd ed., 2008; 2nd ed., 2006; 1st ed., 2001)
  • Co-author, “Instructor’s Manual to Assessment in Special Education: A Practical Approach” (3rd ed., 2008; 2nd ed., 2006; 1st ed., 2001)
  • Co-author, “Learning Disabilities: A Practical Approach to Foundations, Assessment, Diagnosis, and Teaching” (2006)
  • Co-author, “Instructor’s Manual to Learning Disabilities: A Practical Approach to Understanding, Diagnosing, and Teaching Students” (2006)
  • Co-author, “Transition Services in Special Education: A Practical Approach” (2004)
  • Co-author, “The Educator’s Diagnostic Manual of Disabilities and Disorders” (2007)
  • Co-author, “The Special Educator’s Comprehensive Guide to 301 Diagnostic Tests” (2006)
  • Author, “The Special Educator’s Survival Guide” (2005)
  • Co-author, “The Special Educator’s Complete Guide to 109 Diagnostic Tests” (1998)
  • Co-author, “The Complete Guide to Special Education Transition Services” (1998)
  • Co-author, “The Parent’s Complete Guide to Special Education” (1998)
  • Author, “The Survival Kit for the Special Education Teacher”
  • Co-author, “The Educator’s Step-by-Step Guide to Understanding, Developing, and Writing Effective IEPs” (2007)
  • Co-author, “The Educator’s Step-by-Step Guide to 100 of the Most Frequently Asked Questions About the Special Education Process” (2007)
  • Co-author, “The Educator’s Step-by-Step Guide to Special Education Eligibility” (2007)
  • Co-author, “The Big Book of Special Education Resources” (2006)
  • Co-author, “The Educator’s Step-by-Step Guide to Assessment in Special Education” (2007)
  • Co-author, “The Educator’s Step-by-Step Guide to Response to Intervention (RTI)” (2008)
  • Co-author, “The Educator’s Step-by-Step Guide to Classroom Management for Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders” (2008)
  • Co-author, “The Educator’s Step-by-Step Guide to Designing and Setting up Your Special Education Classroom” (2008)
  • Co-author, “The Educator’s Step-by-Step Guide to Classroom Management Techniques for Students with Attention Deficit Disorder” (2008)
  • Co-author, “The Educator’s Step-by-Step Guide to Classroom Management Techniques for Students with Autism” (2008)
  • Co-author, (2008). The educator’s step-by-step guide to classroom management techniques for students with learning disabilities. Thousand Oaks: Corwin Press.
  • Co-author, “Creating the Confident Child in the Classroom: The Use of Positive Restructuring in Schools” (2001)
  • Co-author, “Why Your Students Do What They Do and What to Do When They Do It – Grades K-5” (2000)
  • Co-author, “Why Your Students Do What They Do and What to Do When They Do It – Grades 6-12” (2000)
  • Co-author, “What Every teacher Needs to Know About Students with Special Needs” (2000)
  • Author, “Adolescent Learning Style, Self Concept and Social Interaction”
  • Co-author, “The Reluctant Teenager in Separation and Divorce Cases,” published in the New York State Bar Association’s Family Law Review (2007)
  • Co-author, “Civility Coaching: A Missing Piece in the Separation and Divorce Process,” published in the New York State Bar Association’s Family Law Review (2007)
  • Co-author, “Arena Parenting: An Effective Solution for Parents Living Together During the Separation and Divorce Process,” published in the New York State Bar Association’s Family Law Review (2008)

Affiliations

  • Board Certified Diplomate-Fellow in Forensic Sciences, International College of Professional Psychology (ICPP)
  • Board Certified Diplomate-Fellow in Advanced Child and Adolescent Psychology, International College of Professional Psychology (ICPP)
  • Member, American Psychological Association
  • Member, American College of Advanced Practice Psychologists
  • Member, New York State Psychological Association
  • Member, Nassau County Psychological Association
  • Member, New York State United Teachers
  • Member, American Federation of Teachers
  • Member, Phi Delta Kappa

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