Paper Presentation Abstracts
Lynanne Black, Ph.D., Department of Educational and School Psychology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Lynanne Black is a certified school psychologist and an associate professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP). Black has taught numerous courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the areas of educational psychology, learning, behavior, assessment and intervention, and family-school relations.
Upon coming to IUP, Black has taken on several leadership roles, including director of the Child Study Center, internship coordinator, chair of the Department Review Board, and cochair of the Children’s Advisory Commission of Indiana County, all leading to her current position as chair of the department. Furthermore, she served as the mental health consultant to Indiana County Head Start from December 2005 to May 2010.
Black’s areas of interest include preschool assessment, parental involvement in children’s education, school-family partnerships, and emergent literacy