Amanda L Yurick, Ph.D., BCBA
 Title: Associate Professor
Board Certified Behavior Analyst
 Dept: Teacher Education
 Office: JH 317
 Phone: 216-523-7253
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. JH 317, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Reading, early reading intervention, urban education, learning disabilities, behavior disorders, quantitative research
Ph.D., Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis, The Ohio State University, 2006
M.A., Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis, The Ohio State University, 2003
B.M., Music, Kent State University, 1999
Brief Bio:
Dr. Amanda L. Yurick is a board certified behavior analyst and associate professor in special education. She earned her masters and doctorate from The Ohio State University in Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis. Additionally, she minored in quantitative research design and analysis. Her current research interests include early reading intervention for children at risk for reading failure and mild to moderate disabilities, the application of behavioral principles to teaching and learning, and the effects of treatment delivery on student outcomes.
Honors and Awards:
2005-2006 Thomas and Evelyn Stephens Scholarship
                College of Education, The Ohio State University

2003-2004 Ph.D. Traineeship, Leadership Training Program
                U.S. Department of Education

2003-2004 John E. Fintz Memorial Scholarship
                College of Education, The Ohio State University

1995-1999 Deans List
                Kent State University

1995-1999 National Deans List
                Kent State University
Professional Affiliations:
2002-2006             Council for Exceptional Children
                             Council for Children with Behavior Disorders
                             Gifted Education

2002-2006             Association for Behavior Analysis
Professional Experience:
2006-2007 Assistant Professor, Special Education, Cleveland State University

20022006 Graduate Research Associate, The Ohio State University

1999-2001 Teacher, Private facility for adjudicated youth
University Service:
2006-2007 Member, Educational Services Committee

2007 Trainer, CRETE program
Professional Service:
2006-2009 Member, Editorial Board for the Journal of Special Education