Kathleen M. Randolph, EdD, BCBA-D

Kathleen M. Randolph, EdD, BCBA-D

Kathleen M. Randolph, EdD, BCBA-D

Assistant Professor
Teaching and Learning
UHAL B236

Biographical Information

Dr. Kathleen (Kathy) M. Randolph is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning in the College of Education at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. She teaches courses in Special Education program and Applied Behavior Analysis. Kathy earned her Doctorate in Exceptional Student Education with an emphasis on Applied Behavior Analysis from Florida Atlantic University in 2017. Her research interests include Applied Behavior Analysis, Positive Behavior Intervention and Support, Teacher Coaching Utilizing Mobile Technology, Effective Teacher Preparation, Inclusion, and Disproportionate Representation of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners.

Education

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida. Doctor of Education - Exceptional Student Education, emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis, 2017. Dissertation: The Impact of iCoaching Teacher-Delivered Opportunities to Respond.   

Board Certified Behavior Analyst - Doctoral (BCBA-D)

Edinboro University, Edinboro, Pennsylvania. Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study - Special Education Administration, 2010. 

Point Park University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study - Educational Administration, 2008.      

Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Master of Science in Education - Special Education, 2002     

Point Park University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Bachelor of Arts - Psychology; Minor: Biology, 2001.

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, 2018-Present
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst - Doctoral, 2018-Present
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Education Department, Colorado College, 2017-2018
  • Program Specialist for Behavior, Exceptional Student Education Department, Broward County Public Schools, 2016-2017
  • Mentor-Lead Doctoral Scholar, Department of Exceptional Student Education, Florida Atlantic University, 2013-2017
  • Project Supervisor, Project Intensive Intervention (I2): For Students with ASD who have Persistent and Severe Needs, Federal Grant Awarded by OSEP, Florida Atlantic University, 2015-2016
  • University Supervisor, Adjunct Instructor, Exceptional Student Education Practicum/Internship Supervisor, Florida Atlantic University, 2014-2017
  • Program Evaluator,Florida Atlantic University / Unicorn Foundation, 2015
  • Special Education Administrator, , 2012-2013
  • Special Education Teacher, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Maryland, 2002-2012
  • Special Education Paraprofessional, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2001-2002

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Refereed Publications

Randolph, K. M., *Chubb, C. S., Hott., B. L., & Cruz-Torres, E. (accepted 10/2020). iCoaching behavior specific praise in a rural classroom. Rural Special Education Quarterly

Hott, B. L., Brigham, R., Phillips, D, & Randolph, K. M. (accepted 10/2020). A closer look at rural individualized education programs. Journal of Special Education

Morano, S. M., Markelz, A., Randolph, K. M., Church, N. & *Moriah, A. (accepted 5/2020). Motivation Matters: Three Strategies to Support Motivation and Engagement in Mathematics. Intervention in School and Clinic.

Walker, J. D., Johnson, K. M., & Randolph, K. M. (accepted 4/2020). Advocating for classroom and behavior management supports through collaboration. TEACHING Exceptional Children.

Morano, S. M., Randolph, K. M., Markelz, A., & Church, N. (2020).  Combining strategy instruction, relationship activities, and timed mastery practice to build arithmetic fact fluency. TEACHING Exceptional Children, 53(1):60-69. doi:10.1177/0040059920906455

Randolph, K. M., Duffy, M. L., Wilson, C. L., Brady, M. P., & Scheeler, M. C. (2020). The impact of iCoaching on teacher-delivered opportunities to respond. Journal of Special Education Technology. https://doi.org/10.1177/0162643419836414

Randolph, K. M. & Duffy, M. L.  (2019).  Using iCoaching to support teachers’ implementation of evidence-based practices.  Journal of Special Education Apprenticeship, 8(2), 9.

Finnegan, L. A., Miller, K. M.,  Randolph, K. M., & *Bielskus-Barone, K. D.  (2019).  Supporting student knowledge using formative assessment and Universal Design for learning expression.  Journal of Special Education Apprenticeship, 8(2), 9.

Riden, B., Markelz, A., & Randolph, K. M. (2019). Creating positive classroom environments with electronic behavior management plans. Journal of Special Education Technology. 34(2), 133-141. https://doi.org/10.1177/0162643418801815

Goldstein, P. & Randolph, K. M. (2017). Word play: Promoting vocabulary in learning centers. Young Children. 72, pp. 66-73.  

Books

Hott., B. L., Randolph, K. M., & *Raymond, L. (2020). Teaching students with emotional and behavioral disabilities. Plural Publishing

Peer-Reviewed Refereed Book Chapters

Randolph, K. M. & Jones, B. A., & Gates, L. (2020). Evaluating educational research. In Hott, B. L., Brigham, R., & Peltier, C. (Eds.). Special education research methods. Slack.

Barrio, B. L., Hott, B. L., & Randolph, K. M. (2020). Individualized Education Program. In Rodriguez, J. & Murawski, W. W. (Eds.). Special education law. Plural.

Hott, B. L., Randolph, K. M., & *Martin, A. (2019). The Dynamic Duo: Integrating Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports and Universal Design for Learning Framework. In W. W. Murawski & Katie Novak (Eds.). Universal Design for Learning: What really works.  Corwin.   

Randolph, K.M., and Brady, M. P. (2018). The evolution of covert coaching as evidence-based practice: Implications in special education. In V. C. Bryan, A. T. Musgrove, and J. R. Powers (Eds.).  Handbook of research on human development in the digital age. IGI Global.

Wilson, C. L., Randolph, K. M., and Joseph, B. (2016). Promoting inclusion for students of all abilities. In T. P. Baxley and K. A. Waldon (Eds.), Equity pedagogy: Teaching diverse student populations. Kendall-Hunt.

Policy Briefs

Owiny, R., Green, A., Hott, B. L., Dykes, F., Stevens, A. C., & Randolph, K. M. (2019). Integrating positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS) content into teacher preparation programs. Available at https://tedcec.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/TED-Brief-4-PBIS-PDF.pdf

Peer-Reviewed Newsletters

Randolph, K. M., & Green, A. (2015). Challenging the disproportionate identification of Black males with emotional/behavioral disorders. Poster featured in the Council for Exceptional Children Division for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Exceptional Learners (DDEL) Newsletter, DDEL Voices, 5(4), p. 3.

Policy Briefs

Owiny, R., Green, A., Hott, B. L., Dykes, F., Stevens, A. C., & Randolph, K. M. (2019). Integrating positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS) content into teacher preparation programs. Available at https://tedcec.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/TED-Brief-4-PBIS-PDF.pdf

*Student Author

 

Awards

Exemplary Program Award – Education Technology – 2020. American Council for Rural Special Education. In partnership with Pikes Peak Board of Cooperative Educational Services – East Location. Awarded at the American Council for Rural Special Education Conference, March 2020.

Technology in Action Article of the Year – 2019. Innovations in Special Education Technology (ISET) Division of CEC. Creating Positive Classroom Environments with Electronic Behavior Management Programs . Awarded at the Council for Exceptional Children Conference, February 2020.

Reviewer of the Year Award – 2018. Journal of Special Education Technology. Journal of Special Education Apprenticeship. Awarded by Editors.

Quantitative Research Award - November, 2015. Kaleidoscope – Teacher Education Division of CEC. Awarded at the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children Conference.

Landis Stetler Leadership Scholarship –2015. ($3000) - Re-awarded 2016 ($1000). Florida Council of Administrators of Special Education. Awarded at the Florida Council for Exceptional Children Annual Conference.

Grants

CEEDAR Grant: Colorado State Leadership Team (2020). $5,000 awarded to hire student employees to create bank of Classroom Management resources and align to the Colorado Teacher Quality Standards.

Open Educational Resources (OER) Grant: Faculty Resource Center at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (2020). $1,000 awarded to redesign SPED 4021/5021 – Designing Positive Classroom Environments using OER.

Principal Investigator: Project CORE (Coaching Rural Educators).  (2019-2020). Requested $7500 to purchase equipment and conduct pilot study to implement iCoaching with rural teachers through the University of Colorado Colorado Springs Faculty Seed Grants and the Committee on Creative Works.     

Online Course Grant: Faculty Resource Center at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (2019). $3,000 awarded to redesign SPED 5091 – Current Topics in Special Education.

Principal Investigator:  Colorado College Rural Organizational Pikes Peak Partnership (2018). $42,000 awarded from Colorado Department of Higher Education to support partnerships with rural school districts for preservice teacher field experiences and in-service teacher workshops.

Principal Investigator:  21st Century Learning and Leadership (2015). $10,320 awarded by Florida Atlantic University for purchase of MacBook Air computers for university supervisors to implement immediate feedback in student teaching experiences.

Presentations

Peer-Reviewed Refereed National Presentations

Randolph, K. M., Gurokovich, K., & Bershinsky, P. (2020, March). Cultivating partnerships in rural communities. Paper presented at the American Council for Rural Special Education (ACRES) Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Hott, B. L., & Randolph, K. M. (2020, March). Lessons Learned from Individualized Education Program Plan Reviews. Paper presented at the American Council for Rural Special Education (ACRES) Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Hott, B. L., Lohmann, M. J., Randolph, K. M., & Jones, B. A. (2020, February). Preparing rural special education teachers: Lessons learned from university/district grow your own partnerships. Poster session presented at the Council for Exceptional Children, Portland, OR.

Lohmann, M. J., Hott, B. L., & Randolph, K. M. (2020, February). Tips and tricks for writing SMART behavior goals. Paper session presented at the Council for Exceptional Children, Portland, OR.

Riden, B., Markelz, A., & Randolph, K. M. (2020, February). Using technology to foster positive classroom environments. Paper session presented at the Council for Exceptional Children, Portland, OR.

Randolph, K. M., van Dijk, W., & Hott, B. L. (2019, November). Grow your own programs – The impact on teacher preparation programs. Paper session presented at the Teacher Education Division, a division of the Council for Exceptional Children, New Orleans, LA.

Riden, B., Markelz, A., & Randolph, K. M. (2019, November). Using technology to foster positive classroom environments. Paper session presented at the Teacher Education Division, a division of the Council for Exceptional Children, New Orleans, LA.

Maheady, L., Scheeler, M. C., Cornelius, K., & Randolph, K. M. (2019, November). Early career faculty SIG spotlight: Making research work where you are. Spotlight session presented at the Teacher Education Division, a division of the Council for Exceptional Children, New Orleans, LA.

Brownell, M., Hott., B. L., Kennedy, M., Randolph, K. M., & Cornelius, K. (2019, November). Early career faculty SIG spotlight: Finding, applying for, and managing grant funding. Spotlight session presented at the Teacher Education Division, a division of the Council for Exceptional Children, New Orleans, LA.

Sears, J., Cornelius, K., Flores, C., Randolph, K. M., & Walker, J.  (2019, November). Please Stay! A new way of looking at special educator retention. Paper session presented at the Teacher Education Division, a division of the Council for Exceptional Children, New Orleans, LA.

Randolph, K. M. & Hott, B. L.  (2019, March).  Interventions to Support Positive Bus Behavior for Students with Emotional/Behavior Disabilities. Paper presented at the American Council for Rural Special Education (ACRES) Conference, Alexandria, VA.  

Randolph, K. M., Cornelius, K., &Nagro, S. (2018, November). Evaluating Bug-In-Ear Technology to Teach High Leverage Practices in Special Education. Paper presented at the Teacher Education Division, a division of the Council for Exceptional Children, Las Vegas, NV.

Randolph, K. M., &Hott, B. L. (2018, November). Integrating Positive Behavior Intervention and Support in the UDL Framework. Paper presented at the Teacher Education Division, a division of the Council for Exceptional Children, Las Vegas, NV.  

Lane, H., Ricommini, P., McLeskey, J., Spooner, F., Josephson, J., & Owiny, R. (2018, November). Expectations of higher education faculty jobs. In A. Markelz, K. M. Randolph, R. Muharib, & W. van Dijk (Co-Chairs), Teacher Education Division - Kaleidoscope. Panel presentation conducted at the annual meeting of the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children, Las Vegas, NV.

Randolph, K. M. (2018, February). “The Impact of iCoaching on Teacher-Delivered Opportunities to Respond.” Interactive Paper presented at the Council for Exceptional Children, Tampa, FL.  

Courtade, G., Hott, B., Spooner, F., Kennedy, M., & Pullen, P. (2018, February). Journal editor panel. In A. Markelz, K. M. Randolph, R. Muharib, & W. van Dijk (Co-Chairs),

Teacher Education Division - Kaleidoscope. Panel presentation conducted at the annual meeting of the Council for Exceptional Children, Tampa, FL.

Randolph, K. M.  (2017, November). The Impact of iCoaching on Teacher-Delivered Opportunities to Respond. Paper presented at the Teacher Education Division, a division of the Council for Exceptional Children, Savannah, GA.  

Regional Peer-Reviewed Refereed Presentations

Swanson, K. J. and Randolph, K. M. (2020, January).  Tools to Enhance Student Learning and Interaction.  Roundtable session presented at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs Mountain Lion Teaching and Learning Annual Conference; Colorado Springs, CO. 

Randolph, K. M. and Swanson, K. J. (2019, January).  Instructional Technology Tools to Enhance Teaching.  Roundtable session presented at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs Mountain Lion Teaching and Learning Annual Conference; Colorado Springs, CO. 

Invited Presentations

Hott, B. L. &  Randolph, K. M. (2019, April). Integrating PBIS in the UDL Framework. Invited presentation at the What Really Works Conference, Northridge, CA. 

Randolph, K. M.  (2018, October).  Classroom management and creating classroom expectations.  Invited presentation. University of Portland.  Portland, Oregon.