Scholarly and Creative Activities Directory

Kelli Beard, Ph.D.

Title: Professor, Teacher Education

Department: Teacher Education

Office: COE 1457
Phone Extension: x2832
Email Username: kbeard

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Show All    Book Chapters    Refereed Journal Articles    Selected Presentations (International/National)    Selected Presentations (Regional)    Externally Funded Grants    Internally Funded Grants    Awards and Honors    Dissertation    


Book Chapters

  • Forness, S. & Beard, K. ( 2007). Strengthening the research base in special education: Evidence-based practice and interdisciplinary collaboration. In J. Crokett, M. Gerber, & J. Landrum (Eds.), Achieving the radical reform in special education. Lawrence, NJ: Newbom Publishing.
  • Walker, H.M., Sprague, J.R., Perkins-Rowe, K., Beard, K.Y., Seibert, B., Golly, A.M., Severson, H.H., & Feil, E.G. (2005). The First Step to Success program: Achieving secondary prevention outcomes for behaviorally disordered at-risk children through early intervention. In M. Epstein & A. Duchnowski (Eds.), Outcomes for children and youth with emotional and behaviorial disorders (2nd ed.). Austin, TX: PRO-ED, Inc


 

Refereed Journal Articles

  • Webb-Johnson, G. C., Green, T., & Beard, K. (2008). Eradicating the fast and furious track to special education: Culturally responsive pre-referral strategies for African American learners. The National Journal of Urban Education and Practice, 3(2), 69-82.
  • Webb-Johnson, G. C., Green, T., & Beard, K. (in press, 2006). Eradicating the fast and furious track to special education: Culturally responsive pre-referral strategies for African American learners. Special Issue on Urban Special Education, E-Journal for Teaching in Diverse SettingsBeard, K. & Sugai, G. (2004). First Step to Success: An early intervention for elementary children at risk for antisocial behavior. Behavioral Disorders, 29(4), 396-409.
  • Anderson, M., Beard, K., Delgado, B., Kea, C. D., Raymond, E. B., Singh, N. N., Sugai, G., Townsend, B. L., Voltz, D., & Webb-Johnson, G., (Winter 2003). Excerpts from working with culturally and linguistically diverse children, youth and their families: Promising practices in assessment, instruction, and personnel. Beyond Behavior, 12(2), 12-16.
  • Beard, K. & Branch, A. (2001). Student diversity revisited: Is this part of the planning? Council for Children with Behavior Disorders Forum.
  • Golly, A., Sprague, J., Walker, H., Beard, K., & Gorham, G. (2000). The first step to success program: An analysis of outcomes with identical twins across multiple baselines. Behavioral Disorders, 25(3), 170-182.
  • Colvin, G., Tobin, T., Beard, K., Hagan, S., & Sprague, J. (1998). The school bully:  Assessing the problem, developing interventions, and future research directionsJournal of Behavioral Education, 8(3), 293-319.


 

Selected Presentations (International/National)

  • Beard, K. (2007 – accepted). Increasing positive behavior in the urban classroom. Hawaii International Conference on Education. Waikiki, HA
  • Beard, K. (2005). Invited Speaker. Moving through the promotion, reappointment, and tenure process. LASER forum. Miami, FL.
  • Lal, S., Beard, K. & Schaar, S. (2005). Challenges with credentialing all teachers. 11th Annual Conference of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities. Carson, CA.
  • Beard, K., Duren-Green, T., & Webb-Johnson, G. (2005). Invited Speaker- Increasing academic engagement as an early intervention for urban students. CEC International Annual Meeting, Maryland, BA.
  • Beard, K. (2003). A tale of two teachers. International CCBD Conference. St. Louis, MO.
  • Beard, K. (2002). Does the color of skin make a difference in behavior intervention? Council for Exceptional Children Convention and Expo. New York, New York.
  • Beard, K. (2001). Invited Speaker – Roundtable/Luncheon: Considering diversity in intervention planning. International CCBD Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  • Beard, K. (2001). A teacher-parent collaboration on the decrease of antisocial behavior with students of color – A replication. International CCBD Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  • Beard, K. (2001). Invited Speaker – Poster: Evidence-based programmatic strategies in the classroom: First Step to Success. International CHADD Conference, Anaheim, CA.
  • Beard, K. & Branch, A. (2001). Invited Speaker: Student diversity revisited: Is this part of the planning? International CCBD Conference Forum, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Cegelka, P., Graves, A., Valles, G., & Beard, K. (2000, April). Recruitment and preparation of teachers from diverse backgrounds: Challenges encountered, lessons learned. CEC International Annual Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Beard, K. (1999, October). Teachers and parents reducing problem behavior in the classroom. International CCBD Conference, Dallas, TX.
  • Cegelka, P., Cook-Morales, V, & Beard, K. (1998, November). The interface of culture and the seriously emotionally disturbed/behaviorally disordered. International CEC - DDEL, Wachington, DC.
  • Beard, K. & Williams, K. (1998). Student of color recruitment and retention in higher education. National Association of School Psychologist Conference, Orlando, FL.
  • Beard, K. & Hagan, S. (1998). A teacher and parent collaboration in decreasing problem behaviors in young elementary school children at-risk for antisocial behavior. Association for Behavior Analysis, Orlando, FL.
  • Beard, K. (1997). The effects of a teacher and parent partnership on the decrease of antisocial behavior in young elementary school children. International CCBD Conference, Dallas, TX.


 

Selected Presentations (Regional)

  • Beard, K. (2006 – submitted). Behavior interventions in the urban elementary classroom. CERA conference, Monterey CA.
  • Beard, K. (2005). Addressing the challenges of NCLB in our urban school districts. 84th Annual CERA Conference, Long Beach, CA.
  • Hamden, K., Beard, K, & Braun, J. (2004). Paths to credentialing. NCATE poster session, Carson, CA.
  • Beard, K. (2004). An Effective Classroom Management Intervention: A Tale of Two Urban Teachers. 4th Annual Urban Education Research Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Hall, L.J., Beard, K., & Baer, J. (2001). ABA in the Classroom: From training to practice. California Association for Behavior Analysis, Redondo Beach, CA.
  • Hall, L. J. & Beard, K. (2000). Autism and strategies implemented in San Diego County. California Association for Behavior Analysis, San Fransisco, CA.
  • Cegelka, P. & Beard, K. (1999). The recruitment of students of color into a special education credential program. Teacher Education Division of CCBD, Palm Springs, CA.
  • Beard, K. (1999, February). The effects of a proactive intervention with young children with behavior problems in the classroom. The Oregon Conference, Eugene, OR.
  • Beard, K. (1998). Invited Speaker: Decreasing Problematic Classroom Behaviors: An Empirical Study. California Association of School Psychologists, Ontario, CA.
  • Beard, K. (1998). Tubman Middle School: Developing and implementing a comprehensive school improvement plan. The Oregon Conference, Eugene, OR.
  • Beard, K. (1998). The effects of a proactive intervention with young children with behavior problems in the classroom. The Oregon Conference, Eugene, OR.
  • Sprague, J., Tobin, T., Beard, K., & Hagan, S. (1997). Breaking the cycle of violence in schools. The Oregon Conference, Eugene, OR.
  • Beard, K., & Smith, B. (1997). Where to place a child with special needs: A legal perspective. The Oregon Conference, Eugene, OR.
  • Fowler, R., Beard, K., & Smith, B. (1996). Supporting students with challenging behavior in general education settings: A review of behavior momentum techniques and guidelines for use. The Oregon Conference, Eugene, OR.


 

Externally Funded Grants

  • Beard, K & Berlin, D. (2006). Project Preparing High Incidence Special Education Teachers (PHISET). Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services/Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). U.S. Department of Education Federal Grant ($799,429.00 – funded)
  • Beard, K. & Russell, S. (2002). Project: Collaboration to Credential All Teachers (CCAT). Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE). U.S. Department of Education Federal Grant ($604,883 – funded).
  • Beard, K. (2002). Linking Academic Scholars to Educational Resources (LASER). A replication in urban schools: The effects of a teacher and parent collaboration on challenging behaviors in the classroom. Research Grant ($10,000 - funded)
  • Beard, K. (2000). The effects of a teacher and parent collaboration on challenging behaviors in the classroom. Center on Minority Research in Special Education (COMRISE). Postdoctoral Fellowship/Grant ($44, 160 – funded).
  • Beard, K. (1998). A collaboration between teachers and parents in decreasing antisocial behavior with young children. The Hamilton Fish National Institute on School and Community Violence. Dissertation Grant/Stipend ($2,000 - funded).


 

Internally Funded Grants

  • Johnston, S., & Beard, K. (2005). Credential certification program. CSUDH, Office of Research and Funded Projects ($4,500 – funded)
  • Beard, K. (2005). Decreasing the ED label for children of color in urban schools. Council for Exceptional Children Convention and Expo. Baltimore, MD. COE Dean’s mini-grant, CSUDH. Travel Award ($1,000 – funded)
  • Beard, K. (2002). Does the color of skin make a difference in behavior intervention? Council for Exceptional Children Convention and Expo. New York, New York. Center on Teaching and Learning, CSUDH. Travel Award ($500 – funded)
  • Beard, K. (1998). The effects of a teacher and parent collaboration on the behaviors of elementary school children at-risk for antisocial behavior. Research, Scholarly, and Creativity Award (RSCA). Department of Education, San Diego State University, Mini-grant ($2,600 - funded).


 

Awards and Honors

  • Beard, K. (2001-2002). School of Education, Outstanding Research Award, CSUDH.
  • Beard, K. (1998). Target of Opportunity Laurel Award, University of Oregon


 

Dissertation