Special Education Professor and Department Chair Randall DePry has been named to the editorial board of the International Journal of Positive Behavioral Support, a peer-reviewed publication of the British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD) that promotes Positive Behavioral Support (PBS), training, and advocacy to improve outcomes for people with disabilities and/or autism. DePry has an extensive background working in the area of PBS, including past service as an elected member of the Association for Positive Behavior Support board of directors and co-editor of the book Individual Positive Behavior Supports: A Standards-Based Guide to Practices in School and Community Settings (Brown, Anderson, & DePry, 2015).
DePry came to PSU in 2011 to chair the Special Education Department and has since added new courses and programs to the Special Education Department’s robust portfolio. DePry holds a PhD from the University of Oregon and previously served as chair of the Department of Special Education at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. To learn more about the PSU Special Education Department degree, licensure, and certificate programs, please go to the website.