Kristin A. Gansle, Ph.D., worked as a school psychologist and university faculty member in Social Work before serving on the Special Education Program faculty of the College of Education at Louisiana State University. Her research interests include evaluation and improvement of teacher preparation programs and assessment of children’s academic skills. She serves on the editorial boards of Journal of Behavioral Education, Journal of Child and Family Studies and Journal of School Psychology.
Jones, B. A., & Gansle, K. A. (2010). The effects of a mini-conference, SES, and parent education on parent participation in IEP meetings. Research in the Schools, 17, 23-38.
Noell, G. H., & Gansle, K. A. (2009). Moving from good ideas in educational systems change to sustainable program implementation: Coming to terms with some of the realities. Psychology in the Schools, 46, 78-88.
Gansle, K. A., & Noell, G. H. (2010). Assessment of skills in written expression within a problem-solving model. In G. G. Peacock, R. A. Ervin, E. J. Daly III, & K. W. Merrell (Eds.), Practical handbook of school psychology: Effective practices for the 21st century, pp. 99-114. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
Noell, G. H., & Gansle, K. A. (2009). Introduction to functional behavioral assessment. In K. A. Akin-Little, S. G. Little, M. A. Bray, & T. J. Kehle (Eds.), Behavioral interventions in schools: Evidence-based positive strategies, pp. 43-58. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Noell, G. H., Ardoin, S. P., & Gansle, K. A. (2009). Academic assessment. In J. L. Matson, F. Adrasik, & M. L. Matson (Eds.) Assessing childhood psychopathology and developmental disabilities and treating childhood psychopathology and developmental disabilities, pp. 311-340. New York, NY: Springer.
Selected Recent Presentations
Cibulka, J., Elliott, E., Gansle, K., Goetz, J., & Young, B. (2010, May). Candidate Performance Assessment Information: A Means to Inform Educator Preparation. Symposium delivered at the NCATE Clinic: Ensuring a Quality Education for All Students, 19-21 May, 2010, Scottsdale, AZ.
Noell, G. H., Gansle, K. A., & Burns, J. M. (2010, August). Value-added teacher preparation assessment model: 2009-2010 results. Presented to the Louisiana Board of Regents, Claiborne Building, 26 August 2010, Baton Rouge, LA.
Gansle, K. A. (2010, November). Teacher preparation, evaluation, and performance; Accountability; and Special Education. Guest lecture to Dr. Neil Mathews= class, 15 November 2010, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.
Gansle, K. A. (2010, July). An introduction to value added assessment of teacher preparation in Louisiana: Issues and Illustrations 2005-2008. Workshop presented at Advance Innovative Education=s principal preparation institute: Redesigning Lessons, Re-Envisioning Principals (RLRP), Baton Rouge, LA.
Gansle, K. A. (2010, January). The ABCs for Value-Added Analysis of Student Achievement Data: Implications for Special Education. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Louisiana Council for Exceptional Children, Lafayette, LA.
Gansle, K. A. (2009, January). RtI (Response to Intervention) & Treatment Integrity. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Louisiana Council for Exceptional Children, Lafayette, LA.
Selected Grants/Funded Projects
Noell, G. H., & Gansle, K. A. (2011-2012). Value-added Assessment of Teacher Preparation 2011-2012. Louisiana Board of Regents funded: $210,000 in 2012.
Noell, G. H., & Gansle, K. A. (2010-2011). Value-added Assessment of Teacher Preparation 2010-2011. Louisiana Board of Regents funded: $210,000 in 2010.
Noell, G. H., & Gansle, K. A. (2009-2010). Value-added Assessment (VAA) of Teacher Preparation 2009-2010. Louisiana Board of Regents funded: $240,000 in 2009.
Noell, G. H., & Gansle, K. A. (2008-2009). Value added assessment of teacher preparation. Louisiana Board of Regents funded: $401,953 in 2007. Became co-PI 11-19-2008.