Jescah Apamo-Gannon

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR/GRADUATE PROGRAM CHAIR
Education School of Education
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978.665.3317 Office: McKay C138
Office Hours
Fall 2021

Mondays from 2:15-3:45pm
Thursdays from 12:00-1:30pm

Courses Taught

Graduate Program Chair for the M.Ed. in Special Education – Moderate and Severe Disabilities
SPED 3020 Students with Emotional & Autism
SPED 3720 Classroom Behavior Support
SPED 4350 Academic Instruction for Students with Severe Disabilities

Background

PhD. - Behavior Analysis
Simmons University, Boston, MA

CAEL- Certificate in Advanced Education Leadership
Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard University, Boston, MA

ATP- Advanced Post -Graduate Studies in Applied Behavior Analysis
Northeastern University, Boston, MA

MS. Ed.- Master of Science in Education
Simmons University, Boston, MA

B.Ed. - Bachelor of Education
University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya

 

 

Licenses & Certifications: 

Behavior Analyst Certification Board®, Inc. 

  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral designation (BCBA-D®)

Massachusetts Board of Allied Health Professions

  • Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst (LABA)

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) 

  • Special Education Administrator (Professional Level)
  • Teacher of students with Severe Disabilities (Professional level)
  • Transition Specialist (Professional level)
  • Autism Specialist (DESE-Endorsement)
  • Teacher Preparation & Education Leadership
  • Diversity and cultural considerations in Teaching and behavior-analytic research and practice
  • Behavioral systems approach to Education
  • Assessment and intervention practices within tiered levels of support
  • Antecedent manipulations for sustainable behavior change
  • Evidence-based interventions for children with ASD and other Special Needs 
  • Academic and Behavioral Interventions for Students with or at-risk for Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
  • Behavioral Pharmacology

Apamo-Gannon, J (2016) Functional Analysis Contingencies on Precursors: Response Hierarchy Relationship Hypotheses. North America Journal of Medicine Science. 9(4):141-150 http://doi:  10.7156/najms.2016.090414

Licenses & Certifications: 

Behavior Analyst Certification Board®, Inc. 

  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral designation (BCBA-D®)

Massachusetts Board of Allied Health Professions

  • Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst (LABA)

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) 

  • Special Education Administrator (Professional Level)
  • Teacher of students with Severe Disabilities (Professional level)
  • Transition Specialist (Professional level)
  • Autism Specialist (DESE-Endorsement)