Patrick A Frato, Ed.S.
 Title: Associate College Lecturer
 Dept: Psychology
 Office: UN 262A
 Phone: 216-687-2550
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. UN 262A, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Achievement Gap, Bilingual Evaluation, Retention, Response to Intervention
M.S., School Psychology, Miami University, 2003
Ed.S., School Psychology, Miami University, 2005
Brief Bio:
Patrick completed an internship in School Psychology at Milford Exempted Village Schools (Milford, Ohio).  He has worked as a School Psychologist for Reynoldsburg City Schools (Reynoldsburg, OH), Bilingual (English & Spanish) School Psychologist for Aurora Public Schools (Aurora, CO), and Response to Intervention Coordinator at Massillon City Schools (Massillon, OH).  Patrick is a credentialed School Psychologist with experience in school-based psycho-educational assessment, consultation, counseling, and systems change.
Honors and Awards:
Patrick is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist.  He also holds a license from the Ohio State Board of Psychology to privately practice school psychology in Ohio.
Research Interests:
Patrick is interested in bilingual psycho-educational evaluation, response to intervention service delivery, reading development, academic interventions, progressive education, social justice, and bibliotherapy.  He is also interested in counseling for children and adolescents.
Teaching Areas:
Patrick teaches undergraduate courses in Child Development, Adolescent Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, and Introduction to Clinical Psychology.  He also teaches graduate courses in the School Psychology program.
Professional Affiliations:
Patrick is a member of CASP (Cleveland Association of School Psychologists), OSPA (Ohio School Psychologists Association), and NASP (National Association of School Psychologists).
University Service:
Patrick is the faculty advisor to GASP (Graduate Association of School Psychologists), faculty advisor to the the CSU Anti-Bullying Club, and is a member of the School Psychology Program Committee.
Professional Service:
Patrick is a member of the OSPA (Ohio School Psychologists Association) School Psychologist Assessment Task Force, the Inter-University Council for School Psychology, and Ohio Supervisors of School Psychologists committee.