The College of Education is home to two research centers, which represent holistic and current research foci. Our centers foster collaboration, facilitating partnerships between federal and academic entities. They also provide an identity and organizational structure for some of the College of Education's major research areas.
We have recently opened the Lehigh Autism Services Clinic, which is housed with the Center for Promoting Research to Practice. Many grants are housed in the Center and we hope you reach out to find more about what we do.
Centennial School pursues two principal missions; serving children and youth with educational disabilities and preparing high quality teachers to enter the workforce of special education.
Labs & Clinics
Project Beam is a research lab focused on behavioral and emotional risk and achievement motivation. Dr. Bridget Dever, an associate professor of school psychology, directs Project Beam. The lab is comprised of Dr. Dever along with undergraduate, education specialist-level and doctoral school psychology students.
The Community Voices Clinic (CVC) is a school-based mental health clinic operating within the family centers at regional schools. The clinic provides free, culturally informed therapy services to children, adults, and families and also serves as a training site for graduate students in Counseling Psychology. The Clinic is directed by Dr. Susan Woodhouse, associate professor of counseling psychology.
The ADHD Research and Education for ADHD in Childhood Development (REACH) Lab intervention for children and adolescents. Dr. George DuPaul, professor of school psychology and associate dean for graduate research directs the lab. The Lab is located with the Center for Promoting Research to Practice.
The Resistance Lab works to end gender-based violence through feminist consciousness raising, high quality research and empirically supported programming. Dr. Nicole (Nic) L. Johnson, assistant professor in counseling psychology, directs The Resistance Lab. The Resistance Lab is comprised of Dr. Johnson, along with masters-level and doctoral students, although undergraduate students, and community members are welcome to join.