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Lee Kern Named Director of Center for Promoting Research to Practice

Lee Kern, professor of special education in Lehigh’s College of Education has been appointed as the new director of the Center for Promoting Research to Practice.  Read more>>

Shapiro and Dennis Awarded $1M RTI Grant

The College of Education has been awarded a $1.08 million federal grant to train aspiring school psychologists as Response to Intervention (RTI) facilitators at middle schools and high schools. Read more>>

CPRP 5-Year Report

Please enjoy the Center for Promoting Research to Practice's 5-Year Report.  This report offers an opportunity to showcase many of the Center’s projects and successes.   Read more >>
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Training Psychologists to Connect Healthcare and Schools

Parents often turn to pediatricians or family physicians when their children have emotional or behavioral problems. Then it’s up to parents to share information with schools, which can be challenging and overwhelming.    Read more >>

Completed a study examining the use of a Computer Adaptive Test (STAR-Reading) and Curriculum-Based Measurement for progress monitoring across the Dyer County School District, Tennessee. The study compared the use of two methods of progress monitoring across a sample of students over a two-year period


The Center for Promoting Research to Practice at Lehigh University has a mission to generate knowledge that will truly impact the lives of individuals with, or at risk for disabilities. The primary objective is to establish partnerships with schools, parents and families, and community service providers to enhance the use of best practices for individuals with, or at risk for disabilities.