Faculty & Staff
Lauren Evanovich, PhD
Associate Research Professor
Positive behavior supports; academic and behavioral interventions for students with and at-risk for emotional and behavioral disorders
Lauren Evanovich is an Associate Research Professor for the FLPBIS Project. Dr. Evanovich provides consultation, training and technical assistance to school
districts interested in multi-tiered systems of behavior support (MTSS). Dr. Evanovich
assists in developing research, resources, and supports to both Florida schools and
the National Positive Behavior Supports Network around the implementation of Tier
2 and Tier 3 behavior support systems.
Dr. Evanovich received her Master’s degree in comprehensive K-12 Special Education with a concentration in Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS) at the University of Connecticut, and her Doctorate degree in Curriculum and Instruction, Special Education with an emphasis on Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities at the University of Louisville. Dr. Evanovich continues to retain a valid Connecticut State teaching certification in K-12 Special Education, and worked as a special education lead-teacher in the New Haven Public Schools. Her research and scholarship interests include MTSS, with focus on Tier 2 and Tier 3 academic and behavioral interventions for students with and at-risk for emotional and behavioral disorders; to reduce the use of exclusionary (restraint and seclusion) discipline practices; and the use and integration of Restorative Practices (RP) within a PBIS framework.