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Sarah Brown

Research Associate

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Ph.D. School Psychology, Northern Illinois University
M.A. School Psychology, Northern Illinois University
B.A. Psychology, Truman State University
B.A. Sociology, Truman State University

Sarah Brown, PhD, currently serves as a Research Associate at the Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement at the University of Minnesota.  Prior to that, she was the Bureau Chief for the Bureau of Learner Strategies and Supports at the Iowa Department of Education, providing leadership for learning supports, Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS), and special education programs in the state. Her past work includes serving as an administrator of Special Education services in a school district, leading internal professional learning for an Area Education Agency in Iowa, and serving as a school psychologist. Sarah also has taught numerous graduate courses in applied research, data use in schools, and applied behavior analysis.  

Selected Publications

  1. Gibbons, K. & Brown, S. (2015). Best Practices in Evaluating Psychoeducational Services.  In J. Grimes and A. Thomas (Eds.), Best Practices in School Psychology VI.  Bethesda: National Association of School Psychologists.

    Brown, S. & Rahn-Blakeslee, A. (2009).  Training school-based practitioners to collect intervention integrity data. School Mental Health, 1(3), 143-153.


Selected Presentations

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