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Faculty Directory » Jescah Apamo-Gannon

Education

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2020

Tuesdays-11:00am-12:30pm (VIRTUAL)
Wednesdays 9:00pm-:10:30 am (VIRTUAL)

Office Information:

Room Number: McKay C248
Phone: 978-665-3317
Email: japamoga@fitchburgstate.edu

Courses Taught:

SPED 3020- Students with Emotional/Behavioral and Autism Spectrum Disorders
SPED 3720- Classroom Behavior Support

Education:

B.Ed. University of Nairobi, Kenya 
MS. Ed. Simmons University
Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis- Northeastern University
CAEL- Harvard Graduate School of Education
PhD. Candidate- Simmons University

Licenses & Certifications
DESE Professional licenses:
•        Special Education Administrator
•        Teacher of students with Severe Disabilities
•        Transition Specialist
•        Autism Specialist (DESE-Endorsement)

Behavior Analyst Certification Board®, Inc. (BACB®).
•        Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

Mass Board of Allied Health Professions
•        Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst (LABA)

 

Research Interests:

Teacher preparation
Diversity and cultural considerations in Education and behavior-analytic research and service provision
Behavioral systems approach to Education
Improving assessment and intervention practices within tiered levels of support
Antecedent manipulations for sustainable behavior change
Development & evaluation of evidence-based, behavioral interventions for children with ASD and other disabilities

Representative Publications:

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