The Association for Positive Behavior Support is thrilled to announce our General Session Speaker for the 19th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support is Kent McIntosh
Kent McIntosh, PhD, is the Philip H. Knight Chair of Special Education at the University of Oregon and Director of Educational and Community Supports, a research unit in the College of Education. His current research focuses on implementation and sustainability of school-based interventions, reducing racial discipline disparities, and integrated academic and behavior support. He is lead author of over 75 peer reviewed journal articles, presenter of over 50 keynote addresses, and principal or co-investigator of over $50 million in federal grant funding. He is Co-Director of the Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports and lead of the Center’s Equity Workgroup, as well as a founding member of the PBIS-SCP Canada Network and a member of the Board of Directors of the Association for Positive Behavior Support. His awards received to date include Article of the Year from CEC’s Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders, the Distinguished Early Career Research Award from CEC’s Division of Research, and the Fund for Faculty Excellence Award from the University of Oregon. He has also worked as a school psychologist, teacher trainer, and teacher in both general and special education.