Publications:

Manuscripts

Aceves, T. C., Banks, T., Rao, K., Han, I., Diliberto, J., & Shepherd, K. (2015). Increasing the involvement of culturally and linguistically diverse students in special education research 2015. A White Paper by the Diversity and Research and Families Subcommittees of the Council for Exceptional Children's Division for Research.

Banks, T. (2015). Teacher education reform in urban educator preparation programs. Journal of Education and Learning, 4(1), 60-71.

Banks, T. (2014a). Creating positive learning environments: Antecedent strategies for managing the classroom environment & student behavior. Creative Education, 5, 519-524.

Banks, T. (2014b). From deficit to divergence: Integrating theory to inform the selection of intervention in special education. Creative Education, 5, 510-518.

Banks, T. (2012a). Program enhancement: Responding to the call for special education teachers to be highly qualified. The Open Education Journal, 5, 34-38.

Banks, T. (2012b). Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy with diverse student populations: Meeting the mental health needs of all students. Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 7(2). doi: 10.1515/2161-2412.1154.

Banks, T. (2011a). Five things teachers should know about manifestation determination. Ohio Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders Newsletter.

Banks, T. (2011b). Helping students manage feelings: REBT as a mental health educational curriculum. Educational Psychology in Practice, 27(4), 383-394.

Banks, T. (2009). Affective interventions in educational settings. International Conference of Education Research and Innovation. Conference publication.

Banks, T., & Eaton, I. (2014). Improving test-taking performance of secondary at-risk youth and students with disabilities. Preventing School Failure, 58(4), 207-213.

Banks, T., Jackson, D., & Harper, B. (2014). Responding to the call to prepare highly effective teacher candidates: The Curriculum Redesign Effort for Advancing Teacher Education. Higher Education Studies, 4(2), 9-18.

Banks, T., Obiakor, F., & Algozzine, B. (2013). Preparing teachers for urban students who have been labeled as having special needs. Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 8(1), 155-170.

Banks, T., & Obiakor, F. E. (2015). Culturally responsive positive behavior supports: Considerations for practice. Journal of Education and Training Studies, 3(2), 83-90.

Banks, T., Sapp, M., & Obiakor, F. E. (2014). Understanding B.F. Skinner: Building emotional competence in students with diverse learning needs. Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 9(1), 53-66.

Banks, T., Squires, G., & Anhalt, K. (2014). Interdisciplinary collaboration: Cognitive behavioral interventions in special education and school psychology. Creative Education, 5(10), 758-768.

Banks, T., & Zionts, P. (2009). Teaching a cognitive behavioral strategy to manage emotions: Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy in an educational setting. Intervention in School & Clinic, 44(5), 307-313.

Banks, T., & Zionts, P. (2008). REBT used with children and adolescents who have emotional and behavioral disorders in educational settings: A review of the literature. Journal of Rational Emotive and Cognitive Behavior Therapy, 27(1), 51-65.

Banks, T., Zionts, P., & Sanchez-Fowler, L. (2011). Initial commitment to the profession of teaching: Examining intentions of teachers of color to remain in the field. Teacher Education Division Diversity Caucus Monograph.

Sanchez-Fowler, L. T., Banks, T. I., Anhalt, K., Der, H. H., & Kalis, T. (2008). The association between externalizing behavior problems, teacher-student relationship quality, and academic performance in young urban learners. Behavioral Disorders, 33(3), 167-183.

Zionts, L., Hoza, T., & Banks, T. (2004). Self-advocacy, self-determination and adolescent brain research: What are the implications for youth with EBD? Beyond Behavior, 13, 9-11.


Books & Book Chapters

Banks, T. (in press). The role of special educators in interdisciplinary connections: Factors that influence teaching students with disabilities and collaborating with families. Book chapter submitted for publication.

Banks, T. (2015). Educating African American learners with special needs. In F. Obiakor & A. Rotatori (Eds.), Multicultural education for learners with special needs in the twenty-first century (pp. 67-83). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Banks, T. (2012). From deficit to divergence: Refocus of special education for African Americans labeled as having emotional and behavior problems. In F. Obiakor & R. Smith (Eds.), Personal Narratives of African American Scholars, Educators and Related Professionals. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Scotia Books.

Banks, T. (2008). Teaching a cognitive behavioral strategy to manage emotions: Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy in an urban special education setting. VDM Publishing: Germany [monograph].

Banks, T., & Obiakor, F. (2014). Culturally responsive positive behavior intervention and support for culturally and linguistically diverse students suspected of having behavior problems. In C. Zhang, C. R. McCray, & S. Cho (Eds.), Effective education for all: Implementing positive behavior support in early childhood through high school (pp. 143-157). New York, NY: Peter Lang Publishing, Inc.

Banks, T., & Obiakor, F. (2013). Preparing teachers for urban special education. In C. Yawn & F. Obiakor (Eds.), Urban special education: The New York experience (pp. 41-60). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.

Banks, T., Obiakor, F. E., & Algozzine, B. (in press). Preparing teacher leaders to work with students with diverse learning needs. Book chapter submitted for publication.

Banks, T., Obiakor, F. E., Beachum, F., Algozzine, B., & Warner, S. (2015). Preparing teachers and leaders for urban and rural special education in this age of change. In F. E. Obiakor & A. F. Rotatori (Eds.), Critical issues in preparing effective early childhood special education teachers for the 21st century classroom: Interdisciplinary perspectives (pp. 37-58). Scottsdale, AZ: Information Age Publishing.

Davis, P., & Banks, T. (2011). Intervention for multicultural and international clients with communication disorders. In D. Battle (Ed.), Communication disorders in multicultural populations (4th ed.) (pp. 279-296). Waltham, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann.

Obi, S., Obiakor, F. E., Drennon-Gala, D., Banks, T., & Green, S. (2015). Preparing teachers to maximize the potential of young students with gifts and talents. In F. E. Obiakor & A. F. Rotatori (Eds.), Critical issues in preparing effective early childhood special education teachers for the 21st century classroom: Interdisciplinary perspectives (pp. 71-83). Scottsdale, AZ: Information Age Publishing.

Obi, S. O., Obiakor, F. E., Obi, S. L., Banks, T., Warner, S., & Spencer, N. (2014). Giftedness as it relates to culturally and linguistically diverse students. In J. P. Bakken, F. E. Obiakor, & A. F. Rotatori (Eds.), Gifted education: Current perspectives and issues (Advances in special education, Volume 26) (pp. 71-100). United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Obiakor, F. E., Utley, C. A., Banks, T., & Algozzine, B. (2014). What are emerging trends and future directions in effective inclusive schools for students with high incidence disabilities? In J. McLeskey, N. L. Waldron, F. Spooner, & B. Algozzine (Eds.), Handbook of effective inclusive schools: Research and practice (pp. 464-476). New York: Routledge.

Zionts, P., & Banks, T. (2014a). Classroom management: Social skills, setting, and behavior. In P. Zionts, T. Banks, & K. Killu (Eds.), Teaching students who are disturbed and disturbing: An integrative approach (3rd ed.) (pp. 129-161). Austin, TX: Pro-Ed.

Zionts, P., & Banks, T. (2014b). Rational-emotive behavior therapy as a mental health curriculum. In P. Zionts, T. Banks, & K. Killu (Eds.), Teaching students who are disturbed and disturbing: An integrative approach (3rd ed.) (pp. 381-406). Austin, TX: Pro-Ed.

Zionts, P., & Banks, T. (2014c). Rational-emotive behavior therapy as an intervention. In P. Zionts, T. Banks, & K. Killu (Eds.), Teaching students who are disturbed and disturbing: An integrative approach (3rd ed.) (pp. 337-380). Austin, TX: Pro-Ed.

Zionts, P., Banks, T., & Killu, K. (2014). Teaching students who are disturbed and disturbing: An integrative approach (3rd ed.). Austin, TX: Pro-Ed.