Ph.D., University of Maryland
Courtenay Barrett is an assistant professor in the school psychology program, a licensed psychologist in Michigan and a Nationally Certified School Psychologist. Her research interests include coaching and consultation within multi- tiered system of supports, data-based decision making and contextual factors that influence the provision of school psychology service delivery. Recent work examined the cost and cost-effectiveness of evidence-based practices in schools, methodological advancements for consultation research, and how data are used within special education decision making for students with specific learning disabilities (SLD). She received an early career research award (ECRA) from the Society for the Study of School Psychology (SSSP) in 2016 and was named an Early Career Scholar from SSSP in 2019. With experience as a practitioner in Michigan, her research agenda is highly collaborative with local school districts and one of her goals is to bridge the research-practice gap.